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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 café choices, along with activities like waterskiing and boating. 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

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 by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods 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 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 such as boating, waterskiing, and tours, 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, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Branford Center Historic District
  • • Double Beach
  • • East Haven Town Beach
  • • Fort Hale Park
  • • Lighthouse Point Park
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • East Rock Park
  • • Yale University
  • • Yale Bowl

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: 10.51 inches
  • April-June: 12.64 inches
  • July-September: 12.32 inches
  • October-December: 11.81 inches