Destination guide

Book a vacation rental for your Hamden getaway

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Hamden. This city's hockey games, camping and university setting draw many visitors. East Rock Park and Yale Bowl are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Hamden

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Hamden a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Compounce (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Laurel View Country Club (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Sleeping Giant Golf Course (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Tradition Golf Club at Wallingford (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Yale Golf Course (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Connecticut Sportsplex (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Hamden

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Hamden. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • East Rock Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Sleeping Giant State Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • West Rock Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Edgerton Park (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Wharton Brook State Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Marsh Botanical Garden (5 mi / 8.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Hamden

Fly into New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), the closest airport, located 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Oxford, CT (OXC-Waterbury - Oxford), which is 12.6 mi (20.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Hamden?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 134 vacation rentals near Hamden. From 82 Houses to 29 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 Hamden for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Hamden:

  • Devon / Walnut Beach: 28 vacation rentals
  • Madison Center: 38 vacation rentals
  • Momauguin: 25 vacation rentals
  • Portland: 23 vacation rentals
  • Bantam: 109 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 Hamden?

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

  • Sleeping Giant State Park: 256 vacation rentals
  • Ireland's Great Hunger Museum: 272 vacation rentals
  • Quinnipiac University: 258 vacation rentals
  • East Rock Park: 264 vacation rentals
  • Sleeping Giant Golf Course: 237 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 82 Houses in Hamden. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hamden include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 29 rentals available
  • Cabins: 17 rentals available
  • Cottages: 17 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 Hamden?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Hamden. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.