Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Stonington

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Stonington. Renowned for its shopping, beaches and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Stonington

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Stonington a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stonington Country Club (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Saltwater Farm Vineyard (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Stonington Vineyard (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Elmridge Golf Course (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • The Flying Horse Carousel (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Stonington

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Stonington. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dubois Beach (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Wilcox Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Napatree Point (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • East Beach Watch Hill (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Bluff Point State Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Misquamicut State Beach (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Stonington

Fly into Westerly, RI (WST-Westerly State), the closest airport, located 6 mi (9.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into New London, CT (GON-Groton - New London), which is 7.5 mi (12.1 km) away.

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

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 Stonington:

  • Mason's Island: 26 vacation rentals
  • Mystic: 472 vacation rentals
  • Watch Hill Historic District: 16 vacation rentals
  • Clearwater Beach: 108 vacation rentals
  • Noank: 29 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 Stonington?

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

  • Olde Mistick Village: 689 vacation rentals
  • Saltwater Farm Vineyard: 701 vacation rentals
  • Stonington's Old Lighthouse Museum: 817 vacation rentals
  • Stonington Vineyard: 679 vacation rentals
  • Captain Nathaniel Brown Palmer House: 743 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 254 Houses in Stonington. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Stonington include:

  • Cottages: 44 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 44 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 49 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Stonington?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 29 vacation rentals with pool available in Stonington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.