Destination guide

The historic area of Newtown awaits your stay

Enjoy the history and other features of Newtown. Renowned for its restaurants, shopping and parks, this city welcomes all visitors. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Newtown

Are you looking for things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Newtown a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Connecticut Golf Club (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Richter Park Golf Course (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • H. Smith Richardson Golf Course (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Quassy Amusement Park (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Woodbury Ski Area (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Newtown

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Newtown is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Still River Greenway (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Tarrywile Park and Mansion (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Southford Falls State Park (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Hollow Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Glebe House Museum and The Gertrude Jekyll Garden (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Weir Farm National Historic Site (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Newtown

Fly into Danbury, CT (DXR-Danbury Municipal), the closest airport, located 8.8 mi (14.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Oxford, CT (OXC-Waterbury - Oxford), which is 11.1 mi (17.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Newtown?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 247 vacation rentals near Newtown. From 182 Houses to 11 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 Newtown for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Newtown:

  • Litchfield: 161 vacation rentals
  • Devon / Walnut Beach: 31 vacation rentals
  • Bethel: 51 vacation rentals
  • Terryville: 46 vacation rentals
  • Washington Depot: 135 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 Newtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Newtown. 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: 277 vacation rentals
  • Penfield Beach: 282 vacation rentals
  • Short Beach: 311 vacation rentals
  • Jennings Beach: 287 vacation rentals
  • Military Museum of Southern New England: 214 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 182 Houses in Newtown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Newtown include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 11 rentals available
  • Cabins: 28 rentals available
  • Cottages: 28 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 Newtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 61 vacation rentals with pool available in Newtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.