Destination guide

Charming Devon will entice you

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Devon. Travelers to this romantic city praise the sailing, fishing and bird watching. 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.


Sightseeing in and around Devon

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Devon a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Beardsley Zoo (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Robert Treat Farm (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Grassy Hill Country Club (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Great River Golf Club (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • H. Smith Richardson Golf Course (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Devon

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Devon is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • East Rock Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Walnut Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Silver Sands State Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Short Beach (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Boothe Memorial Park and Museum (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Roosevelt Forest (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Devon

The nearest airport is in Bridgeport, CT (BDR-Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial), located 3 mi (4.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), which is 11.7 mi (18.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Devon / Walnut Beach?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 29 vacation rentals near Devon / Walnut Beach. From 21 Houses to 3 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Devon / Walnut Beach are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Devon / Walnut Beach?

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 Devon / Walnut Beach:

  • Newtown: 258 vacation rentals
  • Momauguin: 23 vacation rentals
  • Bethel: 59 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 16 vacation rentals
  • The Hill: 15 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 Devon / Walnut Beach?

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

  • Silver Sands State Park: 298 vacation rentals
  • Walnut Beach: 302 vacation rentals
  • Compo Beach: 292 vacation rentals
  • Yale University: 258 vacation rentals
  • Penfield Beach: 286 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Devon / Walnut Beach 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 Devon / Walnut Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 21 Houses in Devon / Walnut Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Devon / Walnut Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 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 internet/wifi in Devon / Walnut Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 28 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Devon / Walnut Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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