Destination guide

Lively Bridgeport will entice you

Take a vacation to Bridgeport and enjoy the area's live music, theater scene and festivals. This walkable city is known for its zoo, baseball games and beaches. Yale Bowl and East Rock Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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 and around Bridgeport

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Bridgeport a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Beardsley Zoo (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • H. Smith Richardson Golf Course (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Pine Creek Par 3 Golf Course (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Country Club of Fairfield (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Great River Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Bridgeport

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Bridgeport. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • East Rock Park (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Lafayett Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Svihra Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Seaside Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Longfellow Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Lake Mohegan (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Bridgeport

Fly into Bridgeport, CT (BDR-Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial), the closest airport, located 3.8 mi (6.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), which is 16.9 mi (27.1 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Bridgeport Station.

Where to stay around Bridgeport?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 438 vacation rentals near Bridgeport. From 315 Houses to 52 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bridgeport for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Bridgeport:

  • Devon / Walnut Beach: 29 vacation rentals
  • Momauguin: 22 vacation rentals
  • Bethel: 55 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 15 vacation rentals
  • The Hill: 15 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 Bridgeport?

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

  • The Adventure Park at Discovery Museum: 282 vacation rentals
  • Discovery Museum: 281 vacation rentals
  • Beardsley Zoo: 281 vacation rentals
  • Ballpark at Harbor Yard: 289 vacation rentals
  • Lafayett Park: 288 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 315 Houses in Bridgeport. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bridgeport include:

  • Cottages: 52 rentals available
  • Cabins: 52 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 38 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 Bridgeport?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 71 vacation rentals with pool available in Bridgeport. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.