Destination guide

The friendly city of Meriden awaits you

The parks and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Meriden. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the restaurants, shopping and university setting. Lake Compounce and East Rock Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Meriden

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Meriden a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Compounce (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Hunter Memorial Golf Course (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Powder Ridge Mountain Park and Resort (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Indian Springs Golf Club (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Timberlin Golf Course (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Checkered Flag Raceway (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Meriden

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

  • East Rock Park (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Bushnell Park (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Cedar Park (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Columbus Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Brookside Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Habershon Field (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Meriden

Fly into Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), the closest airport, located 16.2 mi (26.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Oxford, CT (OXC-Waterbury - Oxford), which is 17.9 mi (28.8 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Meriden Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Meriden?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 27 holiday rentals around Meriden. From 16 Houses to 6 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Meriden is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Meriden?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Meriden:

  • Momauguin: 26 holiday homes
  • Madison Center: 38 holiday homes
  • Terryville: 50 holiday homes
  • Portland: 30 holiday homes
  • East Hampton: 36 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Meriden?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Meriden. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Habershon Field: 179 holiday rentals
  • Hunter Memorial Golf Course: 121 holiday rentals
  • Meriden Station: 128 holiday rentals
  • Giuffrida Park: 117 holiday rentals
  • Hubbard Park: 122 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Meriden listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Meriden?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 16 Houses in Meriden. Our other popular types of Meriden holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 6 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 2 holiday houses
  • Studios: 6 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Meriden?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Meriden. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.