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Branford overview

Branford is a budget-friendly place unique for its sports. You're sure to enjoy all of the seafood and coffee options. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of 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

Branford offers a wealth of accommodation options for business and leisure travelers alike. There are 125 hotels in the Branford area and you can shop as many as 32 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 30%.
  • • 39 2-star hotels with an average price of $59 per night
  • • 63 3-star hotels with an average price of $89 per night
  • • 17 4-star hotels with an average price of $139 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 15633 user reviews of Branford hotels:
  • • Holiday Inn Express Branford-New Haven (Branford)
  • • Rodeway Inn Branford (Branford)
  • • Americas Best Value Inn Branford (Branford)
  • • Motel 6 New Haven - Branford (Branford)
  • • Baymont Inn & Suites Branford / New Haven (Branford)

How to get to Branford

Fly in to New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from downtown 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 are on hand like sporting events and pampering at the spa, along with attractions such as:
  • • Connecticut Tennis Center
  • • Yale Bowl
  • • Chatfield Hollow State Park
  • • SportsCenter of Connecticut
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Connecticut Sportsplex
  • • Robert Treat Farm
  • • Drazen Orchards
  • • Lyman Orchards
It's well known for its swimming spots and these favorite places for nature lovers:
  • • Double Beach
  • • East Haven Town Beach
  • • Sandy Point Beach
  • • Oak Street Beach
  • • Hammonasset Beach State Park
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • East Rock Park
  • • Yale University

When to visit Branford

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 52°F day, 22°F night
  • • April-June: 81°F day, 36°F night
  • • July-September: 83°F day, 51°F night
  • • October-December: 69°F day, 24°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 10.4 inches
  • • April-June: 12.6 inches
  • • July-September: 12.3 inches
  • • October-December: 11.8 inches