Destination guide

Charming Avon will entice you

The forests and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Avon. Well known for its restaurants, bars and shopping, this romantic city won't disappoint. Mark Twain House and Bushnell Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Avon

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Avon a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Compounce (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Winding Trails (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Talcott Mountain Science Center (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Talcott Mountain State Park (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Wampanoag Country Club (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Flamig Farm (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Avon

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Avon. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bushnell Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Sycamore Hills Recreation Area (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Fisher Meadows Recreation Area (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Sperry Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Countryside Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Buckingham Road Recreation Area (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Avon

Fly into Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), the closest airport, located 10.8 mi (17.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), which is 12.8 mi (20.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Avon?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 52 holiday lettings near Avon. From 28 Houses to 18 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 Avon is on HomeAway.

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

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 Avon:

  • Southfield: 20 holiday homes
  • Terryville: 48 holiday homes
  • Portland: 22 holiday homes
  • Winsted: 29 holiday homes
  • East Hampton: 34 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 Avon?

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

  • Sperry Park: 97 holiday lettings
  • Schoolhouse No. 3: 98 holiday lettings
  • Fisher Meadows Recreation Area: 100 holiday lettings
  • Countryside Park: 136 holiday lettings
  • Pine Grove Schoolhouse: 105 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 28 Houses in Avon. Our other popular types of Avon holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 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 Avon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Avon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.