Destination guide

Travel to lively Coastal Connecticut

Come and experience Coastal Connecticut and its live music, theatre scene and museums. Renowned for its casino gaming, aquarium and university setting, this city welcomes all visitors. East Rock Park and Yale Bowl are just a couple of the must-see attractions. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Coastal Connecticut

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Coastal Connecticut a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Compounce (21.5 mi / 34.6 km)
  • Gouveia Winery (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Paradise Hills Vineyard (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Bishops Orchard and Winery (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Chatfield Hollow State Park (6.2 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Connecticut Sportsplex (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Coastal Connecticut

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Coastal Connecticut is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • East Rock Park (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Bushnell Park (27 mi / 43.5 km)
  • Chatfield Hollow State Park (6.2 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Wharton Brook State Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Chaffinch Island State Park (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Millers Pond State Park (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Coastal Connecticut

Fly into New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), the closest airport, located 11.8 mi (19 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Oxford, CT (OXC-Waterbury - Oxford), which is 23.3 mi (37.5 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Guilford Station, Wallingford Station and Meriden Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay near Coastal Connecticut?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,422 holiday rentals near Coastal Connecticut. From 918 Houses to 165 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Coastal Connecticut area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Coastal Connecticut?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Coastal Connecticut. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • New York: 5,911 holiday rentals
  • Manhattan: 3,217 holiday rentals
  • Hell's Kitchen: 1,071 holiday rentals
  • Brooklyn: 1,069 holiday rentals
  • Midtown: 1,080 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Coastal Connecticut! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Coastal Connecticut?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Coastal Connecticut with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • New York: 5,911 holiday homes
  • Stonington: 395 holiday homes
  • East Hampton: 3,044 holiday homes
  • Montauk: 1,396 holiday homes
  • New Haven: 482 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Coastal Connecticut?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Coastal Connecticut are:

  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA): 5,908 holiday houses
  • New York, NY (JRE-East 60th Street Heliport): 5,899 holiday houses
  • Montauk Airport (MTP): 1,862 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Coastal Connecticut?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Coastal Connecticut. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Times Square: 5,872 holiday rentals
  • Central Park: 4,031 holiday rentals
  • Greenvale Station: 3,026 holiday rentals
  • TWA Flight 800 International Memorial: 937 holiday rentals
  • 92nd Street Y: 5,879 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Coastal Connecticut listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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