Destination guide

Explore the riverside setting in Newington

The riverfront and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Newington. This city's shopping, restaurants and golfing draw many visitors. Mark Twain House and Bushnell Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Newington

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Newington has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Compounce (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Copernican Observatory & Planetarium (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Shuttle Meadow County Club (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Dinosaur State Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Checkered Flag Raceway (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Timberlin Golf Course (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Newington

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Newington is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bushnell Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Mill Pond Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Wolcott Park (3.1 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Walnut Hill Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Mill Woods Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Batterson Park Pond (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Newington

Fly into Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), the closest airport, located 5.7 mi (9.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), which is 17 mi (27.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Newington?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 46 vacation rentals near Newington. From 21 Houses to 22 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 Newington for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Mill Pond Park: 79 vacation rentals
  • Central Connecitcut State University: 83 vacation rentals
  • Lake Compounce: 122 vacation rentals
  • Connecticut River State Wildlife Area: 104 vacation rentals
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe Center: 95 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 21 Houses in Newington. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Newington include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 22 rentals available
  • Studios: 21 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Newington?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 40 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Newington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.