Destination guide

Head to the elegant city of Berlin

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Berlin. Travelers to this trendy city praise the restaurants, zoo and cheese shops. Lake Compounce and Mark Twain House are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Berlin

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Berlin a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Compounce (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Checkered Flag Raceway (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Timberlin Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Shuttle Meadow County Club (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Hunter Memorial Golf Course (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Hawks Landing Country Club (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Berlin

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

  • Bushnell Park (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • East Rock Park (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Hungerford Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Wilcox Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Walnut Hill Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Giuffrida Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Berlin

Fly into Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), the closest airport, located 11.2 mi (18 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Oxford, CT (OXC-Waterbury - Oxford), which is 20.8 mi (33.5 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Berlin Station.

Where to stay around Berlin?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 35 holiday lettings near Berlin. From 17 Houses to 14 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Berlin is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Berlin?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Berlin:

  • Terryville: 48 holiday homes
  • Portland: 22 holiday homes
  • Winsted: 29 holiday homes
  • East Hampton: 31 holiday homes
  • Guilford Art Center: 435 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Berlin?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Berlin. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Checkered Flag Raceway: 76 holiday lettings
  • New Britain Stadium: 71 holiday lettings
  • New Britain Youth Museum at Hungerford Park: 73 holiday lettings
  • Webster Square Shopping Center: 70 holiday lettings
  • Putter's Paradise Mini Golf: 77 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Berlin listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Berlin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 17 Houses in Berlin. Our other popular types of Berlin holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Estates: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Berlin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 30 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Berlin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.