A number of online resources provide up-to-date, searchable listings of summer rentals in Connecticut, such as Renters, HomeAway and FlipKey. Potential renters can search for properties and rental homes by availability between their arrival and departure dates, the number of bedrooms, the exact location and price of a rental home. Visitors find summer rentals in the Connecticut River Valley, the rolling mountains and horse farms of Litchfield Hills and the beaches of New London County.Continue Reading
The official website of the Connecticut Office of Tourism divides the state into five regions: Coastal Fairfield, Greater New Haven, Litchfield Hills, Mystic Country and River Valley. Visitors renting summer homes in Connecticut can find a interactive map on the website, which provides a comprehensive resource for Connecticut’s top attractions, cultural attractions, entertainment, events and recreation.
Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region, and summer rentals there are convenient to New York and New Jersey as part of the Tri-State area. Some top places to rent summer homes are the capital of Connecticut, Hartford, and major cities and towns in Connecticut such as New Haven, Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk, Waterbury and Greenwich. Coastal properties are popular, as there is a strong maritime tradition in Connecticut due to the presence of the Connecticut River, Thames River and various ports along the Long Island Sound.Learn more about Geography