Destination guide

Travel to captivating Stratford

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Stratford. Renowned for its baseball games, beaches and biking, this city welcomes all visitors. Yale Bowl and East Rock Park 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.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Stratford

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Stratford a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Beardsley Zoo (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Great River Golf Club (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Grassy Hill Country Club (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • H. Smith Richardson Golf Course (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Robert Treat Farm (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Stratford

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 81°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Stratford

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

  • East Rock Park (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Boothe Memorial Park and Museum (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Short Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Walnut Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Silver Sands State Park (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Svihra Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Stratford

The nearest airport is in Bridgeport, CT (BDR-Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial), located 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), which is 13.4 mi (21.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Stratford?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 281 vacation rentals near Stratford. From 204 Houses to 19 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 Stratford for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Stratford:

  • Devon / Walnut Beach: 29 vacation rentals
  • Rowayton: 15 vacation rentals
  • Newtown: 259 vacation rentals
  • Momauguin: 24 vacation rentals
  • Bethel: 58 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 Stratford?

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

  • Short Beach: 330 vacation rentals
  • Perry House: 314 vacation rentals
  • Boothe Memorial Park and Museum: 290 vacation rentals
  • National Helicopter Museum: 311 vacation rentals
  • Academy Hill: 315 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 204 Houses in Stratford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Stratford include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 19 rentals available
  • Cabins: 40 rentals available
  • Cottages: 40 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 Stratford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 35 vacation rentals with pool available in Stratford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.