Destination guide

Lively Norfolk will entice you

Take a vacation to Norfolk and enjoy the area's live music, theater scene and history. Travelers like the restaurants, parks and art in this relaxing and walkable city. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Norfolk

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

  • Land of Nod Vineyard and Winery (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Umpachene Falls Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Questing (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Action Wildlife Foundation (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Dry Hill (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Les Trois Emme Winery (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Norfolk

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Norfolk. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Haystack Mountain State Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Umpachene Falls Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Burr Pond State Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Mohawk Mountain State Forest (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Tolland State Forest (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Housatonic Meadows State Park (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Norfolk

The nearest airport is in Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), located 26.7 mi (43 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Westfield, MA (BAF-Barnes Municipal), which is 27.6 mi (44.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Norfolk?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 166 vacation rentals near Norfolk. From 108 Houses to 5 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 Norfolk for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Norfolk:

  • Litchfield: 161 vacation rentals
  • Lee: 635 vacation rentals
  • Lakeville: 24 vacation rentals
  • Winsted: 31 vacation rentals
  • Falls Village: 148 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 Norfolk?

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

  • Haystack Mountain State Park: 399 vacation rentals
  • Norfolk Historical Museum: 362 vacation rentals
  • Lake Waramaug State Park: 281 vacation rentals
  • Ski Butternut: 593 vacation rentals
  • Lake Compounce: 119 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 108 Houses in Norfolk. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Norfolk include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 34 rentals available
  • Cottages: 34 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 Norfolk?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 26 vacation rentals with pool available in Norfolk. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.