Best Connecticut Vacations

Things to Do in Connecticut

Connecticut vacation rentals are a nice surprise for travelers seeking some quaint beachfront fun, still with plenty of shopping and attractions to choose from. When it connecticut things to docomes to charming New England towns, Connecticut is the jackpot. Grab some R&R at the beach, a unique piece of art from a local shop, or some glory at the casino. Here are the top things to do in Connecticut, organized by city.


With a view of the Long Island Sound, and a reputation low on the radar, Clinton vacation rentals make for a soothing small town escape. Go fishing at the Indian River Marina , or enjoy some outdoor dining - try the sea scallops, maybe - at Rocky's Aqua on the Water .


From antique shopping to kayaking, there's lots to do in and around Litchfield, CT rentals. Some ideas: play a round of golf or tennis at the Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort , check out the exhibits at the Litchfield History Museum , go hiking one of the many trails offered up by the White Memorial Conservation Center Museum , visit the first colonial law school, the Tapping Reeve House and Law School , indulge in a tasting at the Haight-Brown Vineyard , or go fishing on Farmington River .


The greater area of Mystic includes lovely Mystic rentals, as well as a wide variety of activities - you can gamble or get up close with marine life! Top attractions in the area include America's biggest maritime museum, the Mystic Seaport , the Olde Mistick Village (still looking its 18th-century self), B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill , the Mystic Aquarium , and the nearby Foxwoods Resort Casino and MGM at Foxwoods .  

Old Saybrook

As one of Connecticut's oldest towns, Old Saybrook is worth a day trip at the very least, especially if you've got the shopping bug. Visit the historic General William Hart House , buy some colonial furniture at the Saybrook Country Barn , or hang out underneath the sun at Harvey's Beach .

Old Lyme

The cute, shoreline town of Old Lyme features the popular public beach, Sound View , attractions like the Florence Griswold Museum (a former boarding house for artists), and bird watching on Goose Island .


Do you love history? Then you'll love the many things to do in Connecticut, especially in and around Stonington vacation rentals. Put the following on your itinerary: the Old Lighthouse Museum , the historic Palmer House , or get to know some wine at the Stonington Vineyards

Connecticut Rental Listings

Sunny 6 BR 1910 Beach House, Dogs OK, Casinos, Private Beach, Fenced Backyard

Sunny and Charming 6 bedroom 1910 colonial is 4 houses away from Private Beach with newer kitchen, 2.5 baths , hardwood floors, stone fireplace, 1st floor washer and dryer, oil heat, new windows on 1st two floors, and private beach right on Long I...

Riverview Cottage, Mystic: Large Waterfront Home on Quiet Cove

Riverview Cottage is one of Mystic's finest waterfront locations. The house, boathouse, and barn are perched directly on the Mystic River. It includes 1.25 acres of quiet land with mature trees and is completely air conditioned. It is an ideal ...

Brand New Trailer Rental Near Charming Town Of Mystic

Enjoy our one bedroom, 2014 trailer rental at our beautiful Seaport RV Resort & Campground. It is brand new, fully furnished, includes a full kitchen and bathroom. Cable TV, heat and A/C are all included for your convenience. You will have access ...

Beautiful Lakefront Home in Connecticut

Create memories of an unforgettable vacation in this lake house with direct access to a private dock and a boat. Only 20 minutes away from some of the best beaches on CT shoreline. The house also features two spacious bedrooms, real wood firepl...

Wonderful location, walk to beach, private yard, pets ok, credit cards

'Awesome Cottage! Great Owner! Absolutely loved this house and will definitely plan on staying here again! My husband is originally from Connecticut and his entire family still lives there. Traditionally we stay with family when we visit but I dec...

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