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Destination guide

Book a vacation rental for your Hamden getaway

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Hamden. This city's hockey games, camping and university setting draw many visitors. East Rock Park and Yale Bowl are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Hamden

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Hamden a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Compounce (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Laurel View Country Club (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Sleeping Giant Golf Course (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Tradition Golf Club at Wallingford (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Yale Golf Course (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Connecticut Sportsplex (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Hamden

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Hamden. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • East Rock Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Sleeping Giant State Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • West Rock Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Edgerton Park (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Wharton Brook State Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Marsh Botanical Garden (5 mi / 8.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Hamden

Fly into New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), the closest airport, located 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Oxford, CT (OXC-Waterbury - Oxford), which is 12.6 mi (20.3 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Hamden, CT?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 144 vacation rentals around Hamden. From 49 condo and apartment rentals to 75 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

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

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 Hamden:

  • Madison Center: 30 vacation rentals
  • Momauguin: 16 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 37 vacation rentals
  • The Hill: 31 vacation rentals
  • Dwight: 30 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 Hamden?

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

  • Quinnipiac University: 230 vacation rentals
  • Sleeping Giant State Park: 229 vacation rentals
  • Putnam Place Shopping Center: 236 vacation rentals
  • Southern Connecticut State University: 235 vacation rentals
  • Ireland's Great Hunger Museum: 239 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hamden 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 Condos/Apartments in Hamden?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 49 Condos/Apartments in Hamden. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hamden include:

  • Houses: 75 rentals available
  • Cottages: 13 rentals available
  • Cabins: 13 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Hamden?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation rentals with pool available in Hamden. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.