Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Windsor Locks

The area's museums and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Windsor Locks. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the golfing, hiking and restaurants. Springfield Armory and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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.


Sightseeing in and around Windsor Locks

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Windsor Locks a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grassmere Country Club (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Six Flags New England (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Wintonbury Hills Golf Course (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Keney Park (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • East Hartford Golf Course (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Connecticut Golf Land and Games (10 mi / 16.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Windsor Locks

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Windsor Locks is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bushnell Park (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Northwest Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • East Windsor Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Powder Hollow Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Scantic River State Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Windsor Locks

The nearest airport is in Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), located 3 mi (4.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), which is 12.9 mi (20.8 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station is Windsor Locks Station.

Where to stay around Windsor Locks?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 34 vacation rentals near Windsor Locks. From 24 Houses to 6 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 Windsor Locks for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Connecticut Fallen Firefighters Memorial: 99 vacation rentals
  • Windsor Locks Station: 102 vacation rentals
  • Six Flags New England: 73 vacation rentals
  • Central Connecitcut State University: 87 vacation rentals
  • Lake Compounce: 119 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Windsor Locks 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 Windsor Locks?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 24 Houses in Windsor Locks. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Windsor Locks include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 6 rentals available
  • Studios: 7 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Windsor Locks?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation rentals with pool available in Windsor Locks. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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