Destination guide

Why people love visiting arty New Haven

Enjoy the area's museums, art galleries and architecture with a rental holiday home in New Haven. Renowned for its university setting, theatres and entertainment, this city welcomes all visitors. Yale Bowl and East Rock Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around New Haven

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes New Haven a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Yale Golf Course (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Laurel View Country Club (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Connecticut Sportsplex (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Robert Treat Farm (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Grassy Hill Country Club (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Great River Golf Club (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of New Haven

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, New Haven is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • East Rock Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • New Haven Green (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Marsh Botanical Garden (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Edgerton Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • West Rock Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Fort Hale Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around New Haven

Fly into New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), the closest airport, located 3.5 mi (5.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Bridgeport, CT (BDR-Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial), which is 14.7 mi (23.6 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to New Haven Union Station.

Where to stay near New Haven?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 505 holiday rentals near New Haven. From 324 Houses to 92 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near New Haven for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to New Haven?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in New Haven:

  • The Hill: 23 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 29 holiday homes
  • Mill River: 17 holiday homes
  • Dwight: 23 holiday homes
  • Momauguin: 25 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Yale University: 272 holiday rentals
  • New Haven Union Station: 272 holiday rentals
  • Hospital of Saint Raphael: 261 holiday rentals
  • Knights of Columbus Museum: 276 holiday rentals
  • Connecticut Tennis Center: 268 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around New Haven 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 New Haven?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 324 Houses in New Haven. Our other popular types of New Haven holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 92 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 61 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 92 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in New Haven?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 53 holiday homes with pool available in New Haven. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.