Where to stay around Essex, CT?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 288 vacation rentals near Essex. From 163 houses to 95 cottages, 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:

  • Niantic: 32 vacation rentals
  • Westbrook Center: 51 vacation rentals
  • Pipes Cove: 53 vacation rentals
  • Old Saybrook Center: 29 vacation rentals
  • Guilford Center: 16 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:

  • Museum of Fife and Drum: 579 vacation rentals
  • Ivoryton Playhouse: 605 vacation rentals
  • Essex Library: 583 vacation rentals
  • Connecticut River Museum: 596 vacation rentals
  • Essex Island Marina: 589 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 163 houses in Essex. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Essex include:

  • Cottages: 95 rentals available
  • Apartments: 15 rentals available
  • Condos: 6 rentals available

Can I rent golf rental rentals in Essex?

Absolutely, VRBO has 149 golf rental rentals in Essex. You have also many other possibilities in Essex area, including:

  • Beach view rentals: 103 rentals
  • Beachfront rentals: 77 rentals
  • Ocean view rentals: 67 rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals.

Can I find a vacation rental with online bookable in Essex?

Yes, you can select your prefered vacation rental with online bookable among our 281 vacation rentals with online bookable 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)