Destination guide

Explore the lush setting in Barkhamsted

The area's churches and festivals are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Barkhamsted. Well known for its forests, fishing and wildlife, this scenic city won't disappoint. Mark Twain House and Bushnell Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Barkhamsted

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Barkhamsted a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ski Sundown (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Jerram Winery (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Flamig Farm (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Lost Acres Vineyard (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Connecticut Valley Winery (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Talcott Mountain State Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Barkhamsted

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Barkhamsted. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bushnell Park (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
  • Satan's Kingdom State Recreation Area (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Enders State Forest (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Burr Pond State Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • McLean Game Refuge (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Stratton Brook State Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Barkhamsted

The nearest airport is in Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), located 14.6 mi (23.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), which is 20.8 mi (33.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Barkhamsted?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 48 vacation rentals near Barkhamsted. From 31 Houses to 2 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 Barkhamsted for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Barkhamsted:

  • Winsted: 29 vacation rentals
  • South Lee: 15 vacation rentals
  • Falls Village: 155 vacation rentals
  • Cornwall Bridge: 16 vacation rentals
  • Washington Depot: 143 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 Barkhamsted?

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

  • Six Flags New England: 76 vacation rentals
  • Ski Butternut: 595 vacation rentals
  • New Britain Museum of American Art: 76 vacation rentals
  • Central Connecitcut State University: 74 vacation rentals
  • Lake Compounce: 114 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 31 Houses in Barkhamsted. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Barkhamsted include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 8 rentals available
  • Cottages: 8 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 Barkhamsted?

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