Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Darien is ready to explore

The island views and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Darien. This city is well-known for its shopping and restaurants. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Darien

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Darien has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chelsea Piers (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Sterling Farms Golf Course (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Norwalk Maritime Aquarium (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • E. Gaynor Brennan Golf Course (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Stanwich Club (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Country Club of Fairfield (11.3 mi / 18.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Darien

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Darien. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • McGuane Field (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Cove Island Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Waveny Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Cummings Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Norwalk Islands (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Fort Stamford Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Darien

The nearest airport is in White Plains, NY (HPN-Westchester County), located 11.6 mi (18.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Bridgeport, CT (BDR-Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial), which is 19.1 mi (30.8 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Darien?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 176 vacation rentals near Darien. From 139 houses to 24 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Darien for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

Can I rent Houses in Darien?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 139 Houses in Darien. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Darien include:

  • Flats: 24 rentals available
  • Studios: 20 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 11 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Darien?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 45 vacation rentals with pool available in Darien. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.