Destination guide

The historic area of Newtown awaits your stay

Enjoy the history and other features of Newtown. Renowned for its restaurants, shopping and parks, this city welcomes all visitors. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Newtown

Are you looking for things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Newtown a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Connecticut Golf Club (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Richter Park Golf Course (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • H. Smith Richardson Golf Course (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Quassy Amusement Park (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Woodbury Ski Area (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Newtown

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Newtown is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Still River Greenway (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Tarrywile Park and Mansion (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Southford Falls State Park (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Hollow Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Glebe House Museum and The Gertrude Jekyll Garden (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Weir Farm National Historic Site (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Newtown

Fly into Danbury, CT (DXR-Danbury Municipal), the closest airport, located 8.8 mi (14.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Oxford, CT (OXC-Waterbury - Oxford), which is 11.1 mi (17.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Newtown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 257 holiday lettings near Newtown. From 184 Houses to 13 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 Newtown is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Beacon Falls Town Recreation Field: 230 holiday lettings
  • Danbury Railway Museum: 207 holiday lettings
  • Lafayett Park: 289 holiday lettings
  • Weir Farm National Historic Site: 269 holiday lettings
  • Glebe House Museum and The Gertrude Jekyll Garden: 207 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 184 Houses in Newtown. Our other popular types of Newtown holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 30 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 30 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 Newtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 65 holiday homes with pool available in Newtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.