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Branford overview

Branford is a budget-friendly place distinct for its beaches and museums. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and cafe choices, along with activities such as waterskiing and boating. Take a campus tour or explore the area surrounding Yale University. East Rock Park and Yale Bowl are popular sights to see. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Branford is for you.

Where to stay in Branford

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Branford has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Branford with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Branford hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Branford hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Branford

Fly in to New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from central Branford. Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard) is the next closest major airport, 33.1 mi (53.3 km) away.

What to see around Branford

Fun activities such as boating, waterskiing and tours are on hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • New Haven Harbor
  • • Chatfield Hollow State Park
  • • Indian River Marina
  • • Port Milford
Its beaches and hiking trails are well known. Favourite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Branford Center Historic District
  • • Double Beach
  • • East Haven Town Beach
  • • Fort Hale Park
  • • Lighthouse Point Park
Top places to visit in the area include:
  • • East Rock Park
  • • Yale University
  • • Yale Bowl

When to visit Branford

Curious about when the best time to visit is? Here are the seasonal trends to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 11°C day, -6°C night
  • April-June: 27°C day, 2°C night
  • July-September: 28°C day, 10°C night
  • October-December: 20°C day, -5°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 267 cm
  • April-June: 321 cm
  • July-September: 313 cm
  • October-December: 300 cm
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  • Beaches
  • Family-friendly
  • Business-friendly