Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Fairfield

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Fairfield. This welcoming and romantic city is known for its university setting, restaurants and shopping. 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 and attractions in and around Fairfield

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Fairfield a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • H. Smith Richardson Golf Course (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Country Club of Fairfield (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Pine Creek Par 3 Golf Course (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Beardsley Zoo (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Connecticut Golf Club (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Fairfield

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 81°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Fairfield

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Fairfield is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Mohegan (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Longfellow Park (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Jennings Beach (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Penfield Beach (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Brett Woods Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Lafayett Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Fairfield

The nearest airport is in Bridgeport, CT (BDR-Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial), located 7.3 mi (11.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Danbury, CT (DXR-Danbury Municipal), which is 17.4 mi (28.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Fairfield?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 247 vacation rentals near Fairfield. From 199 Houses to 16 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Fairfield for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Penfield Beach: 281 vacation rentals
  • Jennings Beach: 287 vacation rentals
  • Fairfield University: 276 vacation rentals
  • Pine Creek Par 3 Golf Course: 277 vacation rentals
  • Country Club of Fairfield: 276 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 199 Houses in Fairfield. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Fairfield include:

  • Cottages: 16 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 17 rentals available
  • Cabins: 16 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 Fairfield?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 43 vacation rentals with pool available in Fairfield. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.