Vacation Rentals in Connecticut

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Connecticut Vacation Rentals

Connecticut Vacation Rentals / Travel to Connecticut

Whether you’re looking to be lakeside, beachfront, or on rolling hills of grass or snow, Connecticut vacation rentals have it all! In a Connecticut vacation rental, you and your fellow travelers will be comfortable and cozy, with much of the Constitution State’s best right at your fingertips!

Vacation in Connecticut

In a beachfront Connecticut vacation rental, you can frolic in the sand, lounge by the water, or splash around for some fun! Check out our beachfront vacation homes in Old Saybrook. These Connecticut vacation rentals are perfect for families or for a romantic escape for two. With gorgeous views of Long Island Sound, you’ll have no trouble relaxing. Those looking for a unique purchase can shop from the approximately 400 antiques dealers in the area. Visiting Fort Saybrook Monument Park, and seeing the four distinct styles of old architecture on noteworthy homes within the town will satisfy history lovers.

Also on the eastern shoreline is the storybook town of Mystic, which is located on the Mystic River. In a Mystic vacation rental, you’ll be able to enjoy the comforts of home but the excitement of the Mystic Seaport, the Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration, and many more cultural, educational, and charming attractions. A Mystic vacation home is definitely worth some serious consideration!

Feeling lucky? Amp up your trip with a visit to two major casinos: Foxwoods in Mashantucket, and Mohegan Sun, which also offers shopping, and top-billed music and sports entertainment.

The South Central and Southwestern Connecticut regions have several cities and many towns bringing more culture to the long-standing New England heritage. New Haven prides itself on its multicultural groups, who have brought much to the neighborhoods and entertainment. The museum for the Knights of Columbus is an attraction in New Haven. Guilford contains a wealth of historical homes, and recreation on the shores, includes boating, swimming, and fishing. Bridgeport celebrates the career of local P.T. Barnum with the Barnum Museum, with roots tracing back to over a century ago. Stamford is a city with many nationwide company headquarters, and home to commuters to New York City, but also offers the Stamford Museum and Nature Center, which features an actual New England farm and woodland trails.

Get away to Northwestern Connecticut, and find a generous helping of attractions in the region. In Bristol, the New England Carousel Museum displays a collection of antique carousel pieces, with self-guided or guided tours available. Lake Compounce Theme Park in Bristol owns Boulder Dash, the only rollercoaster built on the side of a mountain, and voted the World’s #1 Wooden Coaster by the National Amusement Park Historical Association. In Waterbury, the Timexpo Museum displays the history of Timex and earlier watches via an archaeological exhibit.

Experience the serenity of Candlewood Lake. In a Connecticut lakeside cabin rental, you can enjoy the soft lapping of the gentle waves right next to the cottage or home you rent. Looking for variety? Search no further- along the lake’s 86-mile shoreline, you can find resorts, golfing, fishing, boating, and more. The lake is bordered by 5 towns: Brookfield, Danbury, New Fairfield, New Milford, and Sherman. The largest lake in Connecticut, Candlewood Lake, encompasses Green Island, Deer Island, Sedar Island, Oak Island, Rock Island, Pine Island, Thistle Island, and Hi Five Island. Candlewood Lake is a man-made reservoir that has become a leisure area for boating and top-notch smallmouth bass fishing. Canoeing and kayaking are also popular at Candlewood Lake.

Hartford is proud to have been the home of Mark Twain for 20 years, and a day can be spent touring his home, and the government buildings that reflect the architecture of his time, the Victorian era. Harriet Beecher Stowe’s home has been restored in Hartford and her belongings and paintings are on display there.

Choose Connecticut Vacation Home Rentals

It’s no secret that a Connecticut vacation homes have appeal for a wide variety of people—from beachgoers to history lovers. But what about Connecticut vacation rentals? Can they accommodate many types of vacationers? The answer is a loud and resounding YES! So whether you’re looking for a family getaway, an escape into one of America’s most historic states, or a romantic holiday, consider Connecticut vacation home rentals.

Sites and tours to see

Nathan Hale Homestead in Coventry
Prudence Crandall House Museum in Cantebury
Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center
Hatheway House in Suffield
Old State House in Hartford
Gillette Castle in East Haddam
Old New-Gate Prison and Copper Mine in East Granby
Yale University in New Haven
Barker Character, Comic, and Cartoon Museum in Cheshire
Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum in Norwalk
Brookfield Crafts Center
Danbury Railway Museum