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Find the perfect place for you stay in Connecticut by choosing from 1770 houses, 552 apartments and other holiday rentals. Whether you’re staying in a holiday home with your children or with friends, you'll have the best amenities for spending time at your home away from home, which might include Wi-Fi and a hot tub. At the end of the day, you'll be sure to find a property to rent for everyone's needs, including a place that's non-smoking or offers accessibility.

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The lively city of Connecticut awaits you

Come and experience Connecticut and its museums, live music and theatre scene. Renowned for its casino gaming, shopping and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Take in top local attractions such as Mohegan Sun Casino and Foxwoods Resort Casino. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities and attractions in Connecticut

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Connecticut a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Quassy Amusement Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • The Christmas Shop (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Mount Southington Ski Area (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Lake Compounce (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Connecticut Valley Winery (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Hopkins Vineyard (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)

Exploring the natural features in Connecticut

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Connecticut is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bantam Lake (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Litchfield Town Green (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Mount Carmel (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Lake Waramaug (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Sleeping Giant State Park (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Lake Waramaug State Park (17 mi / 27.3 km)

Transport to and around Connecticut

Fly into Oxford, CT (OXC-Waterbury - Oxford), the closest airport, located 9 mi (14.5 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 25.2 mi (40.6 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Meriden Station, Berlin Station and Wallingford Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Frequently asked questions

Can I find log cabins to rent in Connecticut?

Fact: Connecticut features some breathtaking nature, and a log cabin is one of the finest ways to experience it for yourself. Rediscover the great outdoors without foregoing home comforts at one of these welcoming bolt-holes:

  • Located in Preston, "Log Cabin Nestled In Outdoor Haven" is the perfect combination of comfort and outdoor fun. Make use of the handy amenities here, such as a garden and a playground.
  • After a fun day of adventuring, wind down at "Cosy Log Cabin On Sleeping Giant". This lovely property in Hamden comes with a games room and a garden.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in Connecticut?

There's nothing more exciting than hopping behind the wheel and driving to someplace new. If you need to get away and unwind for a few days, take a look at these weekend getaways in Connecticut:

  • Discover fun and relaxation at the same time at "Downtown Mystic Waterview, Central Ac". This welcoming property in Mystic is a great base for visiting nearby attractions such as Crystal Lake Town Park and Moosup Pond Beach. If you want to do something that'll get the blood pumping, try water skiing or sailing.
  • "Charming Mystic Home In Historic District" in Mystic is also perfect for a fast-paced escape. Stay in and kick back or get out and enjoy some ice skating and golf. If you're eager to go sightseeing around here, Brainard Homestead State Park and Brooklyn Golf Course should be on your agenda.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Connecticut?

There's no shortage of studio apartments in Connecticut. While they're no mansion, they sure do pack a punch when it comes to location, convenience and character. Here are a few popular options:

  • Stay at "Private Beach, Wide Open Ocean Views And Fireplace" and you'll be ideally placed to visit cultural sights like Spirit of Broadway Theatre and Mystic Arts Centre. Beach towels and beach sun loungers are just some of the amenities at this property in New London.
  • "Downtown Mystic Waterview, Central Ac" in Mystic is another excellent option that offers outdoor furniture and an iron and ironing board. Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Centre and Grand Theatre at Foxwoods should be on your to-do list around these parts.

Can I find short term rentals in Connecticut?

Short-term rentals come in all budgets, shapes and sizes in Connecticut. Whether you're planning a mini break with the family or a night or two on your own, we'll help you find the ideal getaway. Here are a few terrific options:

  • Located close to the centre of Mystic, "Downtown Mystic Waterview, Central Ac" is well suited to a short-term stay. Use it as a base to discover nearby attractions, including Mystic Seaport - The Museum of America and the Sea and Mystic Seaport.
  • "Charming Mystic Home In Historic District" is another wonderful choice. Spend a few days at this holiday rental in Mystic and plan an outing to Mystic Seaport and Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration, which are within close reach.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Connecticut?

A romantic weekend getaway in Connecticut is sure to rekindle your passion. Light some candles, take your honey by the hand and get set to send sparks flying at one of these escapes:

  • "Private Beach, Wide Open Ocean Views And Fireplace" in New London is just made for couples. This retreat is full of nice touches, including a nearby bay and beauty services.
  • Alternatively, plan an amorous weekend break at "Beautifully Furnished 5 Star Home In Historic Downtown Mystic". Located in Mathis, it offers a nearby bay, winery tours and more.

Are there mansions for rent in Connecticut?

Forget waiting in turn at the hotel breakfast bar or battling it out for a spot in the sauna during your holiday. Rally your favourite people and seriously upgrade your getaway with one of these mansions for rent in Connecticut:

  • Settle in, unwind and make the most of all the magnificent things on offer at "Iconic Mystic Mansion" in Stonington. Premium amenities here include golf and a fireplace.
  • With golf and a firepit among its multitude of highlights, "Unique Historic Mansion Near Tourist Attractions And Casinos" also promises to make your holiday an unforgettable one. You'll find this impressive property in Norwich.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in Connecticut?

There's no better way to spend a weekend than by the sea. If you'd love a couple of leisurely days near the water, we've got some terrific houses for rent at Seaside Beach. This popular strip is located in Bridgeport and is a magnet for sunseekers.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in Connecticut?

If you're planning to take that special trip away, don't go by yourself; bring the whole crew. You'll have more fun sharing the experience with friends and family. These holiday rentals in Connecticut are perfect for large groups:

  • "Charming Mystic Home In Historic District": With 5 bedrooms, this popular option in Mystic has ample room for the whole gang. Amenities such as a garden and a kitchen will keep everyone happy.
  • "Beachfront Classic New England Home With Direct Views Of Long Island Sound": You'll get your squad's stamp of approval at this Middlesex County option which comes with a fireplace, a nearby waterfront and more. It has 5 bedrooms that will easily accommodate everyone you love.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Connecticut?

There are plenty of houses with a pool in Connecticut, so toss your swimsuit into your bag and get set to spend your days bobbing around in the water. Here are some popular options we think you'll love:

  • Kids, parents, uncles, aunts — everyone will love hanging by the pool at "The House On The Hill". Whisk your favourite people away on a break at this Hamden rental home which also comes with a TV and a toaster.
  • Spring out of bed and enjoy a refreshing morning dip at "Und01 House Undine Apartment 01" in Nordwestmecklenburg. A travel crib and a toaster are just two of the many amenities at this exceptional option.

What are the best large family holiday rentals in Connecticut?

Start working on your guest list, because there are lots of large family holiday rentals in Connecticut that'll roll out the welcome mat for your entire crew. Here are some of our top picks:

  • Located in Mathis, "Beautifully Furnished 5 Star Home In Historic Downtown Mystic" has 4 bedrooms and sleeps up to 8 people. A couple of the conveniences here include a living room and a kitchen.
  • An equally popular option, "Charming Mystic Home In Historic District" in Mystic features 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. A fridge and childrens activities will help keep your group feeling more than comfortable.

Can I find family cabin rentals in Connecticut?

If you're arranging a trip with the family, choose one of these cabin rentals in Connecticut and give the kids an experience they'll cherish forever:

  • "Rustic Lakeside Cabin At White Gate Farm" - Located in East Lyme, this pleasant retreat features handy amenities such as nearby ecotour services and free toiletries.
  • "The Cabin On Pachaug Pond" - Create magical memories together at this favourite cabin. Located in Jewett City, it provides guests with a fridge, a living room and more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Connecticut holiday rental that's perfect for your needs.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in Connecticut?

Settle into a Connecticut holiday home with an indoor pool and make every day a pool day. Escape with the whole gang to one of these sprawling rentals that boast this decadent touch:

  • Come on in, the water's fine at "Greenwich Back Country Farm House". Located in Greenwich, this quality holiday rental has 5 bedrooms sleeping up to 10 guests. A kitchen and a swimming pool are some other amenities that help make this place a hot pick.
  • Alternatively, spend your escape at "26 School House - Secluded Waterfront With Panoramic Views And Magnificent Sunse" in Mystic. When you're not frolicking about in the water, make use of a garden and an ocean view. This rental property has 3 bedrooms that accommodate up to 7 of your family or friends.

For some other great options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Connecticut holiday rental that's perfect for your needs.

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