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Destination guide

Travel to lively Coastal Connecticut

Come and experience Coastal Connecticut and its live music, theater scene and museums. Renowned for its casino gaming, aquarium and university setting, this city welcomes all visitors. East Rock Park and Yale Bowl are just a couple of the must-sees. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Coastal Connecticut

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Coastal Connecticut a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Compounce (21.5 mi / 34.6 km)
  • Gouveia Winery (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Paradise Hills Vineyard (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Bishops Orchard and Winery (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Chatfield Hollow State Park (6.2 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Connecticut Sportsplex (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Coastal Connecticut

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Coastal Connecticut is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • East Rock Park (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Bushnell Park (27 mi / 43.5 km)
  • Chatfield Hollow State Park (6.2 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Wharton Brook State Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Chaffinch Island State Park (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Millers Pond State Park (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Coastal Connecticut

Fly into New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), the closest airport, located 11.8 mi (19 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Oxford, CT (OXC-Waterbury - Oxford), which is 23.3 mi (37.5 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Guilford Station, Wallingford Station and Meriden Station are the main stations in the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Coastal Connecticut, US?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,371 vacation rentals around Coastal Connecticut. From 885 house rentals to 198 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Coastal Connecticut?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Coastal Connecticut. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • New York: 5,819 vacation rentals
  • East Hampton: 2,463 vacation rentals
  • Montauk: 1,205 vacation rentals
  • Sag Harbor: 2,294 vacation rentals
  • Manhattan: 3,122 vacation rentals

And Vrbo offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Coastal Connecticut! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Coastal Connecticut?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Coastal Connecticut:

  • New York: 5,819 rentals
  • East Hampton: 2,463 rentals
  • Montauk: 1,205 rentals
  • Sag Harbor: 2,294 rentals
  • Hampton Bays: 1,886 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Coastal Connecticut?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Coastal Connecticut are:

  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA): 5,788 vacation rentals
  • Poughkeepsie, NY (POU-Dutchess County): 288 vacation rentals
  • New Haven Rail Station Airport (ZVE): 278 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Coastal Connecticut?

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

  • Queens: 5,289 rentals
  • Montauk Point: 677 rentals
  • Misquamicut State Beach: 319 rentals
  • Crescent Beach: 1,100 rentals
  • Sachem Pond: 1,208 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Coastal Connecticut listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around Coastal Connecticut

New York
5,819 vacation rentals
East Hampton
2,463 vacation rentals
Montauk
1,205 vacation rentals
Sag Harbor
2,294 vacation rentals
Hampton Bays
1,886 vacation rentals
Westhampton Beach
772 vacation rentals
Bridgehampton
1,823 vacation rentals
East Quogue
877 vacation rentals
Water Mill
1,812 vacation rentals
Amagansett
1,486 vacation rentals
Southold
668 vacation rentals
Westerly
472 vacation rentals
Charlestown
1,209 vacation rentals
The Village of Southampton
2,009 vacation rentals
Stonington
373 vacation rentals
Old Lyme
366 vacation rentals
Shelter Island
2,013 vacation rentals
Westport
182 vacation rentals
Mystic
459 vacation rentals
Westhampton
982 vacation rentals