Destination guide

Charming Avon will entice you

The forests and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Avon. Well known for its restaurants, bars and shopping, this romantic city won't disappoint. Mark Twain House and Bushnell Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Avon

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Avon a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Compounce (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Winding Trails (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Talcott Mountain Science Center (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Talcott Mountain State Park (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Wampanoag Country Club (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Flamig Farm (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Avon

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Avon. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bushnell Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Sycamore Hills Recreation Area (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Fisher Meadows Recreation Area (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Sperry Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Countryside Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Buckingham Road Recreation Area (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Avon

Fly into Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), the closest airport, located 10.8 mi (17.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), which is 12.8 mi (20.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Avon?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 46 vacation rentals near Avon. From 27 Houses to 13 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 Avon for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Farmington Valley Arts Center: 89 vacation rentals
  • Talcott Mountain Science Center: 84 vacation rentals
  • Fisher Meadows Recreation Area: 89 vacation rentals
  • Buckingham Road Recreation Area: 126 vacation rentals
  • Sperry Park: 88 vacation rentals

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

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 13 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 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 Avon?

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