Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Manchester

Experience the unique character of Manchester with a stay in a vacation home rental. Well known for its coffeehouses, shopping and sporting events, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Bushnell Park and Mark Twain House are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Manchester

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Manchester has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lutz Children's Museum (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Connecticut Golf Land and Games (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Minnechaug Golf Course (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • East Hartford Golf Course (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Bolton Notch State Park (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Tallwood Country Club (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Manchester

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Manchester is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bushnell Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Charter Oak Park (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Case Mountain (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Wickham Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Windsor Nature Park (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Bolton Notch State Park (4.3 mi / 7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Manchester

The nearest airport is in Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), located 7.1 mi (11.3 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 13.6 mi (21.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Manchester?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 44 vacation rentals near Manchester. From 21 Houses to 17 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 Manchester for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Manchester:

  • East Hampton: 36 vacation rentals
  • Storrs: 17 vacation rentals
  • Portland: 24 vacation rentals
  • Stafford: 18 vacation rentals
  • Amston: 28 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 Manchester?

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

  • Case Mountain: 88 vacation rentals
  • Manchester Parkade: 94 vacation rentals
  • Charter Oak Park: 91 vacation rentals
  • Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking: 99 vacation rentals
  • Lutz Children's Museum: 93 vacation rentals

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

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 17 rentals available
  • Studios: 17 rentals available
  • Estates: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Manchester?

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