Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Manchester

Experience the unique character of Manchester with a stay in a vacation home rental. Well known for its coffeehouses, shopping and sporting events, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Bushnell Park and Mark Twain House are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Manchester

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Manchester has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lutz Children's Museum (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Connecticut Golf Land and Games (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Minnechaug Golf Course (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • East Hartford Golf Course (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Bolton Notch State Park (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Tallwood Country Club (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Manchester

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Manchester is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bushnell Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Charter Oak Park (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Case Mountain (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Wickham Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Windsor Nature Park (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Bolton Notch State Park (4.3 mi / 7 km)

Traveling to and around Manchester

The nearest airport is in Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), located 7.1 mi (11.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), which is 13.6 mi (21.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Manchester?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 31 holiday lettings near Manchester. From 15 Houses to 10 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 Manchester is on HomeAway.

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

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 Manchester:

  • Stafford: 17 holiday homes
  • Storrs: 17 holiday homes
  • Portland: 23 holiday homes
  • East Hampton: 34 holiday homes
  • Amston: 26 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 Manchester?

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

  • Charter Oak Park: 88 holiday lettings
  • Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking: 96 holiday lettings
  • Cheney Homestead Museum: 91 holiday lettings
  • Case Mountain: 84 holiday lettings
  • Lutz Children's Museum: 90 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 15 Houses in Manchester. Our other popular types of Manchester holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 10 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 internet/wifi in Manchester?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 29 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Manchester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.