Destination guide

Travel to tranquil East Hampton

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in East Hampton. This city's canoeing, kayaking and boating attract many visitors, and its relaxing and romantic location add to the charm. Bushnell Park 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 and attractions in East Hampton

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that East Hampton has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Banner Country Club (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Machimoodus State Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Arrigoni Winery (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Priam Vineyards (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Cromwell Meadows Wildlife Management Area (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in East Hampton

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, East Hampton is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bushnell Park (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Salmon River State Forest (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Day Pond State Park (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Machimoodus State Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Haddam Meadow State Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Higganum Reservoir State Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)

Transportation options to and around East Hampton

Fly into Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), the closest airport, located 14.7 mi (23.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), which is 27.2 mi (43.7 km) away.

Where to stay around East Hampton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 35 holiday lettings near East Hampton. From 17 Houses to 6 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 East Hampton is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to East Hampton?

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 East Hampton:

  • Niantic: 411 holiday homes
  • Moodus: 47 holiday homes
  • Storrs: 17 holiday homes
  • Portland: 23 holiday homes
  • Old Saybrook Center: 20 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 East Hampton?

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

  • Guilford Art Center: 408 holiday lettings
  • Chatfield Hollow State Park: 432 holiday lettings
  • Gillette Castle State Park: 465 holiday lettings
  • Bill Miller’s Castle: 373 holiday lettings
  • Old Saybrook Station: 861 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around East Hampton 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 East Hampton?

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 6 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in East Hampton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in East Hampton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.