Where to stay around Essex, CT?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 372 vacation rentals near Essex. From 220 Houses to 107 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Essex for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Essex?

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

  • Westbrook Center: 52 vacation rentals
  • Niantic: 146 vacation rentals
  • Saybrook Manor: 35 vacation rentals
  • Madison Center: 39 vacation rentals
  • Silver Beach: 43 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Essex?

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

  • Ivoryton Playhouse: 600 vacation rentals
  • Essex Island Marina: 595 vacation rentals
  • Essex Steam Train: 599 vacation rentals
  • Museum of Fife and Drum: 576 vacation rentals
  • Essex Library: 590 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Essex listed on VRBO 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 Essex?

Yes, of course. VRBO has 220 Houses in Essex. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Essex include:

  • Bungalows: 107 rentals available
  • Cabins: 107 rentals available
  • Cottages: 107 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Essex?

Yes, you can select your prefered vacation rental with pool among our 29 vacation rentals with pool available in Essex. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Take in the waterfront beauty of Essex

    The riverfront and wildlife provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Essex. This city is well-known for its boating and bars. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

    Activities and attractions in Essex

    Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Essex a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Essex Steam Train (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
    • Chamard Vineyards (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
    • Cedar Ridge Golf Course (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
    • Chatfield Hollow State Park (10 mi / 16 km)
    • Childrens Museum of Southeastern Connecticut (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
    • Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Essex

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Essex is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Plattwood Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
    • Gillette Castle State Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
    • Harvey's Beach (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
    • Rocky Neck State Park (9 mi / 14.6 km)
    • Cockaponset State Forest (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
    • Devils Hopyard State Park (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)