Destination guide

Travel to artsy East Haven

The area's art galleries and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in East Haven. Well known for its restaurants, stargazing and university setting, this welcoming city won't disappoint. East Rock Park and Yale Bowl are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around East Haven

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that East Haven has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Connecticut Sportsplex (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Yale Golf Course (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Robert Treat Farm (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Laurel View Country Club (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Grassy Hill Country Club (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Bishops Orchard and Winery (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of East Haven

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, East Haven is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • East Rock Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Fort Hale Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Lighthouse Point Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • East Haven Town Beach (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Double Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Sandy Point Beach (3 mi / 4.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around East Haven

The nearest airport is in New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), located 1 mi (1.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Bridgeport, CT (BDR-Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial), which is 15.5 mi (24.9 km) away.

Where to stay around East Haven?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 164 vacation rentals near East Haven. From 106 Houses to 25 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 East Haven for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to East Haven?

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 East Haven:

  • Momauguin: 22 vacation rentals
  • Devon / Walnut Beach: 31 vacation rentals
  • Madison Center: 37 vacation rentals
  • Portland: 23 vacation rentals
  • Mount Southington Ski Area: 114 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 East Haven?

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

  • Shoreline Trolley Museum: 270 vacation rentals
  • Lighthouse Point Park: 241 vacation rentals
  • East Haven Town Beach: 264 vacation rentals
  • Pardee Morris House: 242 vacation rentals
  • Lighthouse Point Carousel: 241 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around East Haven 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 East Haven?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 106 Houses in East Haven. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in East Haven include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 25 rentals available
  • Cabins: 26 rentals available
  • Cottages: 26 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 East Haven?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in East Haven. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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