Destination guide

The captivating area of Branford awaits your stay

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Branford. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the beaches, restaurants and shopping. East Rock Park and Yale Bowl are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Branford

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Branford a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Connecticut Sportsplex (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Bishops Orchard and Winery (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Yale Golf Course (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Tradition Golf Club at Wallingford (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Laurel View Country Club (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Robert Treat Farm (11 mi / 17.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Branford

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Branford. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • East Rock Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Double Beach (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • East Haven Town Beach (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Fort Hale Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Lighthouse Point Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Chaffinch Island State Park (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)

Transportation options to and around Branford

The nearest airport is in New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Bridgeport, CT (BDR-Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial), which is 19.1 mi (30.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Branford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 235 holiday lettings near Branford. From 144 Houses to 63 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Branford for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Branford:

  • Devon / Walnut Beach: 24 holiday homes
  • Westbrook Center: 46 holiday homes
  • Guilford Center: 16 holiday homes
  • Madison Center: 37 holiday homes
  • Momauguin: 18 holiday homes

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

Can I rent Houses in Branford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 144 Houses in Branford. Our other popular types of Branford holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 63 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 63 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 20 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Branford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 15 holiday homes with pool available in Branford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.