Destination guide

The captivating area of East Hartford awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's temples, festivals and entertainment and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in East Hartford. This welcoming city allures visitors with its football games and university setting. Bushnell Park and Mark Twain House are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around East Hartford

Do you want to find attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes East Hartford a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Compounce (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • East Hartford Golf Course (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Keney Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Lutz Children's Museum (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Minnechaug Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Connecticut Golf Land and Games (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in East Hartford

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, East Hartford is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bushnell Park (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Charter Oak Landing (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Wickham Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Windsor Nature Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Riverside Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Mortensen Riverfront Plaza (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)

Transportation options to and around East Hartford

The nearest airport is in Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), located 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), which is 12.1 mi (19.5 km) away.

Where to stay around East Hartford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 45 holiday lettings near East Hartford. From 21 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 East Hartford is on HomeAway.

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

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 Hartford:

  • Stafford: 17 holiday homes
  • Portland: 22 holiday homes
  • East Hampton: 34 holiday homes
  • Amston: 26 holiday homes
  • Mount Southington Ski Area: 111 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 Hartford?

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

  • Pratt and Whitney Headquarters: 96 holiday lettings
  • Rentschler Field: 97 holiday lettings
  • East Hartford Golf Course: 99 holiday lettings
  • Windsor Nature Park: 104 holiday lettings
  • Hugenot House: 104 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 21 Houses in East Hartford. Our other popular types of East Hartford holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 17 self catering accommodations
  • Estates: 2 self catering accommodations

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

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