Destination guide

The friendly city of Farmington awaits you

Enjoy the museums and other features of Farmington. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, restaurants and ecotours. Mark Twain House and Lake Compounce are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Farmington

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Farmington a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Compounce (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Winding Trails (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Copernican Observatory & Planetarium (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Shuttle Meadow County Club (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Talcott Mountain Science Center (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Hawks Landing Country Club (6 mi / 9.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Farmington

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Farmington. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bushnell Park (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Batterson Park Pond (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Shade Swamp Sanctuary (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • West Hartford Reservoir (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Fisher Meadows Recreation Area (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Sycamore Hills Recreation Area (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Farmington

The nearest airport is in Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), located 9 mi (14.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), which is 15.8 mi (25.4 km) away.

Where to stay near Farmington?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 42 holiday rentals near Farmington. From 23 Houses to 12 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Farmington for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Farmington?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Farmington. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hill-Stead Museum: 93 holiday rentals
  • Shade Swamp Sanctuary: 105 holiday rentals
  • Farmington Historic District: 91 holiday rentals
  • Farmington Miniature Golf and Ice Cream Parlor: 113 holiday rentals
  • Batterson Park Pond: 85 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Farmington listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Farmington?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 23 Houses in Farmington. Our other popular types of Farmington holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 12 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 3 holiday houses
  • Studios: 12 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Estates and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Farmington?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Farmington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.