Destination guide

Travel to friendly New Britain

The area's museums and art galleries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in New Britain. This welcoming and scenic city is known for its bars, shopping and restaurants. Lake Compounce and Mark Twain House are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around New Britain

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes New Britain a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Compounce (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Copernican Observatory & Planetarium (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Shuttle Meadow County Club (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Hawks Landing Country Club (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Timberlin Golf Course (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Checkered Flag Raceway (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in New Britain

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, New Britain is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bushnell Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Walnut Hill Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Hungerford Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Batterson Park Pond (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Mill Pond Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Crescent Lake (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around New Britain

Fly into Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), the closest airport, located 8.4 mi (13.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), which is 18.3 mi (29.4 km) away.

Where to stay around New Britain?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 48 vacation rentals near New Britain. From 23 Houses to 23 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 New Britain for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Central Connecitcut State University: 87 vacation rentals
  • Iwo Jima Survivors Memorial Park: 86 vacation rentals
  • Central Connecticut State University: 88 vacation rentals
  • Copernican Observatory & Planetarium: 87 vacation rentals
  • New Britain Industrial Museum: 86 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around New Britain 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 New Britain?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 23 Houses in New Britain. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in New Britain include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 23 rentals available
  • Studios: 22 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in New Britain?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in New Britain. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Explore destinations around New Britain