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Portland Vacation Packages
Portland Vacation Packages
From Portland, it's 13 miles north to the notable city of Hartford.
Time spent in this region should definitely include a side trip to Southington, just 15 miles to the west. Remember to experience Lake Compounce.
When the weather is warm, pack up the kids and plenty of sunscreen and head out to 67 Steps Beach, 35 miles to the south of Portland, or Oakland Beach, 60 miles to the east.
To reconnect with the natural world, check out a couple of this region's natural environs. Haddam Meadows State Park is 20 miles away from Portland, while Cockaponset State Forest lies 20 miles away.
Sports fans should see the Connecticut Huskies play a home game at Rentschler Field. It's in Hartford, 11 miles to the north of Portland. On match days, the stadium overflows with blue, white and red, the team colors of the Connecticut Huskies.
When the ski resorts open, check out Yawgoo Valley Ski Area and Water Park, 55 miles from Portland, or Powder Ridge Mountain Park and Resort, 10 miles away.
Dart Island State Park and Comstock Bridge are a few worthwhile places in Cobalt, a destination 3 miles away from Portland. That said, Middle Haddam Historic District is approximately 3 miles away. Start by visiting Salmon River State Forest and Banner Country Club.
To get to Cromwell Commons Shopping Center, Van Vleck Observatory and Cromwell Meadows Wildlife Management Area, you need to travel southwest from Portland for 4 miles to Main Street Historic District. Don't head back until you've also explored Dooley Pond Public Access and Middletown Nature Gardens.
If you want to stay active without getting your heart rate up too high, why not try cycling? Picnicking is another pleasant way to spend an afternoon outside.
The handiest airport, Hartford - Brainard Airport, is about 11 miles to the north.
Situated in Hartford, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Theater Works and Bushnell Park. Mark Twain House and Trinity College are also within 3 miles (5 km).
Situated in Manchester, this motel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking and within 3 miles (5 km) of Manchester Parkade and Wickham Park. Charter Oak Park and Rentschler Field are also within 3 miles (5 km).
Located in North Meadows, this motel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Xfinity Theatre and within 3 miles (5 km) of Bushnell Park and Mark Twain House. Riverside Park and Christ Church Cathedral are also within 2 miles (3 km).
Located in the heart of Hartford, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch and Bushnell Park. Mark Twain House and Trinity College are also within 3 miles (5 km).
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 2 mi (3.3 km) from Oliver Ellsworth Homestead and within 6 miles (10 km) of Broad Brook Brewing and Connecticut Fire Museum. Connecticut Trolley Museum and Windsor Historical Society are also within 6 miles (10 km).
Situated in New Britain, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of New Britain Industrial Museum and New Britain Youth Museum. Walnut Hill Park and New Britain Museum of American Art are also within 1 mile (2 km).
Situated in Cromwell, this hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Dinosaur State Park, Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park and Lyman Orchards. Powder Ridge Mountain Park and Resort and New Britain Museum of American Art are also within 9 mi (15 km).
Situated in the historical district, this inn is steps away from Essex Island Marina and Connecticut River Museum. Pratt House and Essex Library are also within 15 minutes.