Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Southport

The area's temples and opera are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Southport. Renowned for its hockey games, beaches and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Southport

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Southport a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Country Club of Fairfield (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Pine Creek Par 3 Golf Course (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • H. Smith Richardson Golf Course (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Beardsley Zoo (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Norwalk Maritime Aquarium (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Southport

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Southport is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Burying Hill Beach (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Penfield Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Jennings Beach (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Sherwood Island State Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Longfellow Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Compo Beach (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Southport

Fly into Bridgeport, CT (BDR-Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial), the closest airport, located 8.3 mi (13.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Danbury, CT (DXR-Danbury Municipal), which is 18.5 mi (29.8 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Southport?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 10 vacation rentals around Southport. From 8 house rentals to 8 , find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

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

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

  • Compo Beach: 299 vacation rentals
  • Stony Brook University: 499 vacation rentals
  • Long Island Museum of American Art, History, and Carriages: 506 vacation rentals
  • Port Jefferson: 286 vacation rentals
  • Fairfield University: 272 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Southport 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 Southport?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 8 Houses in Southport. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Southport include:

  • House: 8 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Southport?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 8 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Southport. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.