Destination guide

Head to the theatrical city of Stamford

The area's theatre scene and entertainment are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Stamford. This city's shopping, restaurants and bars draw many visitors. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Stamford

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Stamford a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • E. Gaynor Brennan Golf Course (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Chelsea Piers (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Sterling Farms Golf Course (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Stanwich Club (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Norwalk Maritime Aquarium (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Griffith E. Harris Golf Course (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Stamford

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Stamford is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cummings Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Cove Island Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • McGuane Field (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Fort Stamford Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Greenwich Point Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Waveny Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Stamford

Fly into White Plains, NY (HPN-Westchester County), the closest airport, located 8.6 mi (13.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Danbury, CT (DXR-Danbury Municipal), which is 22.1 mi (35.6 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Stamford Transportation Center.

Where to stay near Stamford?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 272 holiday rentals near Stamford. From 194 Houses to 24 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Stamford for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Stamford?

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 Stamford:

  • Queens: 5,044 holiday homes
  • West Bronx: 184 holiday homes
  • Baychester: 17 holiday homes
  • Flushing: 20 holiday homes
  • Bronx: 1,900 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 Stamford?

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

  • Curtain Call: 265 holiday rentals
  • Stamford Town Center: 272 holiday rentals
  • Stamford Transportation Center: 290 holiday rentals
  • Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa: 270 holiday rentals
  • Springdale Shopping Center: 270 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Stamford 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 Stamford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 194 Houses in Stamford. Our other popular types of Stamford holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 24 holiday houses
  • Studios: 25 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 6 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Stamford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 68 holiday homes with pool available in Stamford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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