Destination guide

Travel to tranquil East Hampton

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in East Hampton. This city's canoeing, kayaking and boating attract many visitors, and its relaxing and romantic location add to the charm. Bushnell Park and Mark Twain House are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in East Hampton

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that East Hampton has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Banner Country Club (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Machimoodus State Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Arrigoni Winery (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Priam Vineyards (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Cromwell Meadows Wildlife Management Area (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in East Hampton

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, East Hampton is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bushnell Park (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Salmon River State Forest (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Day Pond State Park (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Machimoodus State Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Haddam Meadow State Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Higganum Reservoir State Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around East Hampton

Fly into Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), the closest airport, located 14.7 mi (23.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), which is 27.2 mi (43.7 km) away.

Where to stay around East Hampton?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 34 vacation rentals near East Hampton. From 19 Houses to 5 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near East Hampton for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to East Hampton?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in East Hampton:

  • Niantic: 437 vacation rentals
  • Old Saybrook Center: 23 vacation rentals
  • Storrs: 17 vacation rentals
  • Portland: 22 vacation rentals
  • Amston: 26 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to East Hampton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in East Hampton. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Rocky Neck State Park: 1,128 vacation rentals
  • Central Connecitcut State University: 83 vacation rentals
  • Connecticut River State Wildlife Area: 103 vacation rentals
  • Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets: 861 vacation rentals
  • University of Connecticut: 60 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around East Hampton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in East Hampton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 19 Houses in East Hampton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in East Hampton include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 6 rentals available
  • Cottages: 6 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in East Hampton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in East Hampton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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