Destination guide

Head to the adventurous city of Washington

Enjoy the museums and other features of Washington. One of the city's many top draws is its university setting. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Washington

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Washington has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Steep Rock Preserve (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Woodbury Ski Area (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Hopkins Vineyard (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy (8.9 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Haight-Brown Vineyard (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Quassy Amusement Park (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Washington

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Washington is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bellamy-Ferriday House and Garden (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Mount Tom State Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Flanders Nature Center (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Lake Waramaug State Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Glebe House Museum and The Gertrude Jekyll Garden (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Hollow Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Washington

The nearest airport is in Oxford, CT (OXC-Waterbury - Oxford), located 13 mi (20.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Danbury, CT (DXR-Danbury Municipal), which is 20.5 mi (33 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Washington?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 171 holiday rentals around Washington. From 107 Houses to 34 Cottages, 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 Washington is on Stayz.

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

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 Washington:

  • Washington Depot: 141 holiday homes
  • Lakeville: 22 holiday homes
  • Bethel: 55 holiday homes
  • Bantam: 108 holiday homes
  • Falls Village: 145 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 Washington?

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

  • Institute for American Indian Studies Museum and Research Center: 233 holiday rentals
  • Steep Rock Preserve: 235 holiday rentals
  • Southford Falls State Park: 261 holiday rentals
  • Holley-Williams House Museum: 453 holiday rentals
  • Hop Brook Lake: 180 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 107 Houses in Washington. Our other popular types of Washington holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 34 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 34 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 34 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Washington?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 49 holiday homes with pool available in Washington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.