Destination guide

The captivating area of Branford awaits your stay

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Branford. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the beaches, restaurants and shopping. East Rock Park and Yale Bowl are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Branford

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Branford a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Connecticut Sportsplex (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Bishops Orchard and Winery (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Yale Golf Course (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Tradition Golf Club at Wallingford (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Laurel View Country Club (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Robert Treat Farm (11 mi / 17.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Branford

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Branford. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • East Rock Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Double Beach (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • East Haven Town Beach (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Fort Hale Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Lighthouse Point Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Chaffinch Island State Park (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Branford

The nearest airport is in New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Bridgeport, CT (BDR-Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial), which is 19.1 mi (30.8 km) away.

Where to stay near Branford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 277 holiday rentals near Branford. From 169 Houses to 65 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Branford for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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

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 Branford:

  • Momauguin: 23 holiday homes
  • Devon / Walnut Beach: 29 holiday homes
  • Westbrook Center: 72 holiday homes
  • Madison Center: 38 holiday homes
  • Portland: 22 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 Branford?

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

  • Stony Creek Museum: 395 holiday rentals
  • Stony Creek - Thimble Islands Historic District: 381 holiday rentals
  • Orchard Hill Plaza Shopping Center: 372 holiday rentals
  • Polished: 315 holiday rentals
  • Branford Hills Plaza Shopping Center: 288 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 169 Houses in Branford. Our other popular types of Branford holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 65 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 65 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 65 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Branford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 24 holiday homes with pool available in Branford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.