Destination guide

Historic Bethlehem will entice you

The area's history and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Bethlehem. One of the city's many top draws is its shopping. 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 and attractions in and around Bethlehem

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Bethlehem a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Compounce (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Woodbury Ski Area (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Steep Rock Preserve (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Haight-Brown Vineyard (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Quassy Amusement Park (8.4 mi / 13.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Bethlehem

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bethlehem is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bellamy-Ferriday House and Garden (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Flanders Nature Center (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Mount Tom State Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Black Rock State Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Glebe House Museum and The Gertrude Jekyll Garden (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Hollow Park (6.9 mi / 11 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Bethlehem

Fly into Oxford, CT (OXC-Waterbury - Oxford), the closest airport, located 11.6 mi (18.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Danbury, CT (DXR-Danbury Municipal), which is 23.2 mi (37.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Bethlehem?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 106 vacation rentals near Bethlehem. From 61 Houses to 4 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 Bethlehem for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Bethlehem:

  • Litchfield: 163 vacation rentals
  • Lakeville: 24 vacation rentals
  • Winsted: 31 vacation rentals
  • Falls Village: 148 vacation rentals
  • Bethel: 51 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 Bethlehem?

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

  • Old Bethlehem Historical Society Museum: 221 vacation rentals
  • Bellamy-Ferriday House and Garden: 218 vacation rentals
  • Abbey of Regina Laudis: 210 vacation rentals
  • Lake Waramaug State Park: 283 vacation rentals
  • Lake Compounce: 119 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 61 Houses in Bethlehem. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bethlehem include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 21 rentals available
  • Cottages: 21 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 Bethlehem?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 35 vacation rentals with pool available in Bethlehem. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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