Destination guide

Head to the artsy city of Stamford

The area's theater scene and entertainment are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Stamford. This city's shopping, restaurants and bars draw many visitors. 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 Stamford

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Stamford a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • E. Gaynor Brennan Golf Course (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Chelsea Piers (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Sterling Farms Golf Course (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Stanwich Club (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Norwalk Maritime Aquarium (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Griffith E. Harris Golf Course (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Stamford

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Stamford is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cummings Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Cove Island Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • McGuane Field (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Fort Stamford Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Greenwich Point Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Waveny Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)

Transportation options to and around Stamford

Fly into White Plains, NY (HPN-Westchester County), the closest airport, located 8.6 mi (13.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Danbury, CT (DXR-Danbury Municipal), which is 22.1 mi (35.6 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Stamford Transportation Center.

Where to stay around Stamford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 269 holiday lettings near Stamford. From 200 Houses to 25 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 Stamford is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Stamford Transportation Center: 292 holiday lettings
  • Curtain Call: 246 holiday lettings
  • Springdale Shopping Center: 270 holiday lettings
  • Stamford Center for the Arts: 257 holiday lettings
  • E. Gaynor Brennan Golf Course: 303 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 200 Houses in Stamford. Our other popular types of Stamford holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 28 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 6 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Stamford?

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