Milford, CT, USA

Milford, CT, USA

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Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 141 vacation rentals near Milford. From 106 houses to 0 , find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Milford for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Discover Milford in picturesque New England

Nestled between the Housatonic River and the Long Island Sound, Milford serves up an idyllic blend of heritage appeal and natural beauty. A historical downtown brimming with independent boutiques, quaint caf_s and cultural spots perfectly complements an array of lush green spaces, unspoiled beaches and seafront strolls, making the town one of southern Connecticut's must-visits. If you plan to stay a while, Milford vacation rentals are a perfect choice. Whether you're looking for a charming hideaway for 2 or a smart family home, you'll find that Connecticut's prettiest town has you covered.

Activities abound in Milford

Discover Milford's authentic character with a trip to the town's historic downtown, where boutiques and booksellers sit proudly alongside independent dining spots serving up New England's famous lobster rolls, not to mention cultural hotspots such as Memorial Bridge and Milford Green. Those who prefer to enjoy the town's natural delights will find outdoor adventure is always on the menu. A public launch site behind the library provides easy access to kayaking tours of Milford Harbor and beyond to Long Island Sound, while 17 miles of shoreline provide ample chances for beach lovers to find their perfect spot on the sand.

Explore attractions near Milford

Milford vacation rentals place a variety of New England attractions in the backyard. Those traveling with kids will find it's an easy jaunt to meet the animals at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport and the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. If you fancy a culture fix, a day trip to nearby New Haven offers the chance for visitors to explore the hallowed surroundings of Yale University and encounter the curiosities at the Knights of Columbus Museum. And, if you've left the kids at home, a day spent touring the area's fine wineries is guaranteed to be a day well spent.

Seasonal delights in Milford

While New England's array of activities and attractions make a stay in a Milford vacation rental a year-round option, certain seasons do have a distinct appeal. In the summer months of July and August, daytime temperatures in the high 80s, made somewhat cooler by breezes from Long Island Sound, offer the perfect backdrop for enjoying the town's extensive coastline. It is during the fall months of October and November, though, that demand for rentals shoots up, with travelers from all over drawn to the area to experience one of the world's most spectacular foliage displays first hand.

Natural appeal in Milford

Natural highlights abound in this scenic corner of the world, and Milford's own Silver Sands State Park, with its marsh boardwalk, unspoiled beach and seashell-strewn magical ocean walkway is a great place to start soaking up the scenery. Elsewhere in the town, the Charles Wheeler Wildlife Management Area is a popular spot for birders to catch sight of wading birds strutting their stuff in the Nells Island Marshes. In the nearby town of Stratford, Roosevelt Forest turns the focus to chilled-out strolls through conifer pines and the chance to spy deer amongst the forest's carpet of ferns and wildflowers.