Destination guide

The friendly city of Farmington awaits you

Enjoy the museums and other features of Farmington. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, restaurants and ecotours. Mark Twain House and Lake Compounce are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Farmington

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Farmington a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Compounce (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Winding Trails (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Copernican Observatory & Planetarium (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Shuttle Meadow County Club (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Talcott Mountain Science Center (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Hawks Landing Country Club (6 mi / 9.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Farmington

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Farmington. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bushnell Park (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Batterson Park Pond (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Shade Swamp Sanctuary (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • West Hartford Reservoir (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Fisher Meadows Recreation Area (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Sycamore Hills Recreation Area (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Farmington

The nearest airport is in Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), located 9 mi (14.6 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 15.8 mi (25.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Farmington?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 34 vacation rentals near Farmington. From 21 Houses to 11 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 Farmington for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Winding Trails: 83 vacation rentals
  • Stanley-Whitman House: 84 vacation rentals
  • Shade Swamp Sanctuary: 92 vacation rentals
  • Westfarms Mall: 73 vacation rentals
  • Batterson Park Pond: 74 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 21 Houses in Farmington. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Farmington include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 11 rentals available
  • Studios: 10 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Farmington?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Farmington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.