Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical East Shore

Come and experience East Shore and its history, monuments and museums. Renowned for its stargazing, bird watching and seaside, this city welcomes all visitors. Yale Bowl and East Rock Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around East Shore

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes East Shore a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Robert Treat Farm (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Yale Golf Course (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Connecticut Sportsplex (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Grassy Hill Country Club (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Laurel View Country Club (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Great River Golf Club (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of East Shore

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in East Shore. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • East Rock Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Fort Hale Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Lighthouse Point Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Sandy Point Beach (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • East Haven Town Beach (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Oak Street Beach (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around East Shore

Fly into New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), the closest airport, located 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Bridgeport, CT (BDR-Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial), which is 14 mi (22.6 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around East Shore?

Our 2021 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7 holiday rentals around East Shore. From 6 holiday houses to 6 , 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 East Shore is on Stayz.