Discover a selection of 345 vacation rentals in Milford, CT that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and air conditioning. Prices start at $60 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Milford. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Discover Milford in picturesque New England

Nestled between the Housatonic River and the Long Island Sound, Milford serves up an idyllic blend of heritage appeal and natural beauty. A historical downtown brimming with independent boutiques, quaint caf_s and cultural spots perfectly complements an array of lush green spaces, unspoiled beaches and seafront strolls, making the town one of southern Connecticut's must-visits. If you plan to stay a while, Milford vacation rentals are a perfect choice. Whether you're looking for a charming hideaway for 2 or a smart family home, you'll find that Connecticut's prettiest town has you covered.

Things to do

Explore attractions near Milford

Milford vacation rentals place a variety of New England attractions in the backyard. Those traveling with kids will find it's an easy jaunt to meet the animals at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport and the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. If you fancy a culture fix, a day trip to nearby New Haven offers the chance for visitors to explore the hallowed surroundings of Yale University and encounter the curiosities at the Knights of Columbus Museum. And, if you've left the kids at home, a day spent touring the area's fine wineries is guaranteed to be a day well spent.


Activities abound in Milford

Discover Milford's authentic character with a trip to the town's historic downtown, where boutiques and booksellers sit proudly alongside independent dining spots serving up New England's famous lobster rolls, not to mention cultural hotspots such as Memorial Bridge and Milford Green. Those who prefer to enjoy the town's natural delights will find outdoor adventure is always on the menu. A public launch site behind the library provides easy access to kayaking tours of Milford Harbor and beyond to Long Island Sound, while 17 miles of shoreline provide ample chances for beach lovers to find their perfect spot on the sand.


Seasonal delights in Milford

While New England's array of activities and attractions make a stay in a Milford vacation rental a year-round option, certain seasons do have a distinct appeal. In the summer months of July and August, daytime temperatures in the high 80s, made somewhat cooler by breezes from Long Island Sound, offer the perfect backdrop for enjoying the town's extensive coastline. It is during the fall months of October and November, though, that demand for rentals shoots up, with travelers from all over drawn to the area to experience one of the world's most spectacular foliage displays first hand.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Milford

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Milford is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Silver Sands State Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Walnut Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Short Beach (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Seabluff Beach (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Oak Street Beach (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Sandy Point Beach (6.8 mi / 11 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Milford

The nearest airport is in New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), located 9.2 mi (14.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into MacArthur Airport (ISP), which is 30 mi (48.3 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Milford?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now that's to get away. Now's the time to pack your bags and head to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Milford:

  • "Beach Cottage Close To Silver Sands State Park" is a guest favorite. Around 1 mile from Milford, it has 2 bedrooms and loads of amenities to help you feel at home, including games and a microwave oven.
  • Another top choice is "Waterfront House Near Silver Sands Park", which is around 1 mile from Milford. Featuring 4 bedrooms, WiFi and a fireplace, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and content.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Milford vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Milford?

We all deserve to take a break every so often. If you're longing for a couple of mornings lounging around with a coffee and a good book, you'll find some terrific weekend getaways in and near Milford. Check out two of our favorites:

  • Get comfortable at "Beach Side Rental Booking 2022: Summer 2022 Just Came Available". Around 1 mile to the south of Milford, this cozy escape has everything you need for a relaxed stay, including a living room and a smart TV.
  • Or, pack a few clothes into a bag and zip off to "Steps To The Beach. Lovely 2 - Bedroom Apt". This sought-after property is about 1 mile south of Milford and features a hair dryer and a nearby beach.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Milford?

Studio apartments may be small in size, but they pack a punch when it comes to location and convenience. Spend your getaway at one of these cozy studio apartments in or near Milford:

  • One of our top picks is "Beach Side Rental Booking 2022: Summer 2022 Just Came Available". Book a few nights at this popular abode and you'll have access to shopping and a living room.
  • An equally good choice is "Pristine Charming Beach Cottage Walk To Beach With Sunset Views". Don't be fooled by its compact size — this comfy apartment is loaded with useful amenities like a stovetop, a firepit and lots more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Milford?

Whether you need a cozy apartment for you and your other half or a house that'll fit the family, short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Milford. These properties are an ideal base for a whirlwind visit:

  • If you only need to stay a few nights, "Beachfront Home - Quiet, On The Water In Milford Connecticut" is a great choice. It's close to the center of Milford, so you'll have easy access to all the top attractions.
  • Alternatively, spend a couple of relaxing nights at "Beachfront Paradise - Come, Stay". This comfy, centrally located property makes exploring the local sights easy.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Milford?

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend escape. If you're longing to spend a couple of relaxing nights away with your partner, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Milford that will get your heart racing:

  • Sneak away on Friday for a few passion-filled evenings at "Beach Cottage Close To Silver Sands State Park". Approximately 1 mile from Milford, this place comes with plenty of nice touches, including a nearby bay and a nearby marina.
  • "Waterfront House Near Silver Sands Park" is another option that'll impress. It's approximately 1 mile from Milford and has a fireplace and a nearby bay.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Milford?

Sneak a look at these large group vacation rentals in or near Milford and don't worry about leaving anyone off your guest list:

  • A wealth of amenities including a kitchen and a kitchen island make "The East Rock | 4bedroom | Prking | Washer" a standout. This expansive property has 4 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 guests. From Milford's center, it's around 10 miles away to the northeast.
  • Nothing's more important than hanging out with the people you love, and "Apartment Martina - Kor300 - In Korcula" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 11 miles to the northeast of Milford, as many as 12 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 5 bedrooms. A water view and mountain views are among the many amenities here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Milford?

A pool is often a must-have when deciding where to stay on vacation, especially if you've got kids in tow. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Milford and fill your days with frolicking good fun:

  • Treat your loved ones to an unforgettable break at "Waterfront House Near Silver Sands Park". There's plenty to love about this escape besides its pool, such as a separate dining area and a dining table.
  • Spend leisurely vacation days swimming or just kicking back beside the water at "Make Memories At The Beach House". This property is another sought-after option and features a nearby bay, outdoor furniture and more.

Milford has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures fluctuating between 65 ºF and 80 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summertime to visit. Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Milford vacation rental and organize your getaway for any time of year.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Milford?

No matter if your ideal escape is out in the countryside or by the ocean, you'll enjoy it even more if you share it with those closest to you. Look up these large family vacation rentals in or near Milford and bring along the whole crew:

  • Get your group under the same roof at "Waterfront House Near Silver Sands Park", which has 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 8 guests. This getaway is located 1 mile to the south of Milford and features amenities such as a porch and a smart TV.
  • "Beachfront Home - Quiet, On The Water In Milford Connecticut" is another popular option. It's about 1 mile to the south of Milford, has 4 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 8 guests. Handy amenities here include a kitchen and a toaster.

When you're ready to venture outside and explore, there are loads of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone happy. Lighthouse Point Carousel, Connecticut Children's Museum and Shepaug Eagle Observation Area should be top of your must-do list.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Milford?

Romantic retreats, business trips or adventures all on your own — a single-bedroom rental property is a perfect solution for a multitude of occasions. One of these options in or near Milford is sure to be just the thing:

  • Good things really do come in small packages, and "Beach Side Rental Booking 2022: Summer 2022 Just Came Available" is no exception. This one-bedroom property can be found close to the central streets and includes amenities like a kitchen and an ocean view.
  • "Pristine Charming Beach Cottage Walk To Beach With Sunset Views" is another comfortable one-bedroom escape also a hop, skip and a jump from the center. When you're not out exploring the surrounds, make use of a garden, a firepit and more.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Milford?

Yes you can. From modern apartments to comfortable cabins, Vrbo is your one-stop-shop for great getaways. Small groups or families will appreciate these two-bedroom beauties in or near Milford:

  • "Beach Cottage Close To Silver Sands State Park" is a winning choice for smaller groups. In addition to two bedrooms, this relaxing stay offers handy amenities like a garden and a beach view.
  • "Steps To The Beach. Lovely 2 - Bedroom Apt" is another pleasant two-bedroom escape. It comes with a kitchen, an oven and more.