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Why people love visiting captivating West Hartford

Enjoy the area's entertainment, opera and theatre scene with a rental holiday home in West Hartford. Renowned for its restaurants, shopping and gardens, this city welcomes all visitors. Mark Twain House and Bushnell Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in West Hartford

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that West Hartford has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Compounce (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Wampanoag Country Club (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Gillette Ridge Golf Course (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Talcott Mountain Science Center (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Winding Trails (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Copernican Observatory & Planetarium (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of West Hartford

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, West Hartford is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bushnell Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Fernridge Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Westmoor Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Elizabeth Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • West Hartford Reservoir (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Wolcott Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around West Hartford

The nearest airport is in Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), located 5.5 mi (8.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), which is 11.8 mi (19 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around West Hartford?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 56 vacation rentals near West Hartford. From 16 houses to 10 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 West Hartford for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to West Hartford?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in West Hartford. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Fernridge Park: 115 vacation rentals
  • Wolcott Park: 110 vacation rentals
  • West Hartford Reservoir: 113 vacation rentals
  • Noah Webster House: 114 vacation rentals
  • Playhouse on Park: 111 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West Hartford listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in West Hartford?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 16 Houses in West Hartford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in West Hartford include:

  • Flats: 10 rentals available
  • Studios: 9 rentals available
  • Hotels: 24 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in West Hartford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 26 vacation rentals with pool available in West Hartford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.