Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Milford

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Milford. Travellers to this walkable city praise the shopping, restaurants and ice skating. Yale Bowl and East Rock Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Milford

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Milford a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Grassy Hill Country Club (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Robert Treat Farm (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Great River Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Beardsley Zoo (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Yale Golf Course (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Milford

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Milford

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Milford is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • East Rock Park (11.3 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Silver Sands State Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Walnut Beach (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Boothe Memorial Park and Museum (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Roosevelt Forest (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Short Beach (5 mi / 8.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Milford

Fly into Bridgeport, CT (BDR-Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial), the closest airport, located 5.7 mi (9.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), which is 9.2 mi (14.8 km) away.

Where to stay near Milford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 157 holiday rentals near Milford. From 114 Houses to 14 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Milford for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Milford:

  • Devon / Walnut Beach: 27 holiday homes
  • East Norwalk: 15 holiday homes
  • Momauguin: 26 holiday homes
  • Bethel: 58 holiday homes
  • Newtown: 266 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 Milford?

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

  • Westfield Connecticut Post Mall: 300 holiday rentals
  • Silver Sands State Park: 302 holiday rentals
  • The Coastal Center at Milford Point: 314 holiday rentals
  • Melba Shopping Plaza Shopping Center: 316 holiday rentals
  • Eisenhower Park: 289 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 114 Houses in Milford. Our other popular types of Milford holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 14 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 14 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 14 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Milford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Milford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.