Destination guide

Tranquil Glastonbury will entice you

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Glastonbury. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the restaurants, shopping and bird watching. Bushnell Park and Mark Twain House are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Glastonbury

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Glastonbury a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Compounce (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
  • Minnechaug Golf Course (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Lutz Children's Museum (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Tallwood Country Club (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • East Hartford Golf Course (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Dinosaur State Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Glastonbury

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Glastonbury is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bushnell Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Charter Oak Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Case Mountain (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Wickham Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Wethersfield Cove Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Mill Woods Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Glastonbury

The nearest airport is in Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), located 6.3 mi (10.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), which is 17.3 mi (27.8 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Glastonbury?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 46 vacation rentals near Glastonbury. From 27 Houses to 9 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 Glastonbury for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Glastonbury?

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 Glastonbury:

  • East Hampton: 30 vacation rentals
  • Storrs: 17 vacation rentals
  • Portland: 23 vacation rentals
  • Stafford: 17 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 Glastonbury?

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

  • Welles-Turner Memorial Library: 82 vacation rentals
  • Minnechaug Golf Course: 75 vacation rentals
  • New Britain Museum of American Art: 73 vacation rentals
  • Crystal Lake Sandy Beach: 67 vacation rentals
  • Central Connecitcut State University: 72 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 27 Houses in Glastonbury. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Glastonbury include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 9 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 rentals available
  • Cottages: 5 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 Glastonbury?

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

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