Destination guide

Why people love visiting cozy Hartford

Come and experience Hartford and its live music, architecture and history. This city's riverfront, cafés and hiking attract many visitors, and its cosmopolitan and welcoming location add to the charm. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Hartford

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hartford a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Upper Valley Aquatic Center (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Quechee State Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Vermont Institiute of Natural Science (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Quechee Ski Hill (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Sugarbush Farm (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Storrs Pond Recreation Area (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hartford

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

  • Wilderness Trails (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Quechee Gorge (3.1 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Quechee State Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Vermont Institute Natural Science Nature Center (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Storrs Pond Recreation Area (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Billings Park and Trail (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Hartford

Fly into Lebanon, NH (LEB-Lebanon Municipal), the closest airport, located 3.1 mi (5.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Springfield, VT (VSF-Hartness State), which is 23.4 mi (37.6 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to White River Junction Station.

Where to stay around Hartford?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 158 vacation rentals near Hartford. From 79 Houses to 49 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 Hartford for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • White River Junction Station: 261 vacation rentals
  • New England Transportation Institute and Museum: 260 vacation rentals
  • Main Street Museum: 256 vacation rentals
  • Briggs Opera House: 259 vacation rentals
  • Tupelo Music Hall: 258 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 79 Houses in Hartford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hartford include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 49 rentals available
  • Cabins: 7 rentals available
  • Cottages: 7 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 Hartford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 91 vacation rentals with pool available in Hartford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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