There's a huge selection of excellent Airbnbs in Connecticut that are ideal for your summer getaway from it all.

Vacation season gets underway with the upcoming Memorial Day weekend kickoff on May 24. There are literally hundreds of Connecticut Airbnbs that come in all shapes, sizes, and price ranges, depending on how much room you need and what kind of budget you're working with.

I've picked out 7 different Connecticut Airbnbs catering to both families and couples for under $250 per night. Let's go take a look:

  • 1

    Amazing Beach House - New London

    If you know me at all, you know I love hangin' by the water. This vacation dream house is only steps away from Ocean Beach in New London and includes 5 bedrooms that sleep 10. Best of all, cha-ching, it rents for only $199 a night and gets a 5-star rating.

    This summer holiday home has been completely renovated and includes central air. There are currently some choice dates available throughout the summer but availability opens up in September. Reserve soon before it's all booked up!

     

  • 2

    Charming Room in Sea Captain House - South Norwalk

    History meets quaint in this room in a private home in South Norwalk which is absolutely ideal for a couple who would just like to get away and not spend a fortune. The home is within walking distance of the beach and only a mile from the shops and restaurants in South Norwalk.

    Best of all, this quaint little getaway gets a 5-star rating and rents for only $69 per night.

  • 3

    Rustic River Getaway - Kent

    You could call this upscale camping. This two-room rustic cabin sleeps 4 and is right over the river. Keep in mind that the hot shower is outdoors and so is the outhouse which doesn't work for many vacationers.

    BUT, the views are breathtaking and the Appalachian trail is next door to the cabin. There are a full kitchen and outdoor grill with great restaurants nearby in the town of Kent and if you'd like to bring along your floppy-eared friend, dogs are welcome to come along.

    This cute getaway cabin is a 5-star Airbnd and rents at $125 per night. Dates in June and July are wide open!

  • 4

    Calming Modern Cottage in the Woods - Easton

    Another perfect score for this adorable cottage set back in the woods of Easton yet close to civilization and great restaurants.

    Many guests commented on the feeling of relaxation as soon as they entered the cottage. One guest review described the cottage as peaceful and beautiful. This cozy Airbnb stay rents for $219 a night.

  • 5

    Beautiful Home on Connecticut Shore - Groton

    Located in the Eastern Point Beach neighborhood of Groton, Connecticut you'll be able to view spectacular sunsets from the front porch.

    What I love about this place is the classic New England look and feel. With 4 bedrooms and 5 beds, you can bring along the family or 6 of your best friends.

    It's only minutes from the shore and a couple of blocks from the public beach. There are some select dates available from May through August but September may be the month to book this charming home at only $195 a night.

  • 6

    Mystic House With Pool - Mystic Seaport

    One of the most gorgeous and historic destinations in Connecticut has always been Mystic Seaport. This large contemporary 5 bedroom home that sleeps 8 offers river views and an in-ground pool perfect for a family vacation.

    For $234 a night, the entire house is yours which includes a gas fireplace, A/C, washer, and a huge living area. Best of all it's only a short walk into the town of Mystic.

    May and June are already booked but there are availabilities in July and August.

  • 7

    Cozy Storybook Castle - Ellington

    This beautiful quaint mini castle is a sight to behold! As of January 2019, no children under 16 years are allowed. This is an upscale Airbnb with a perfect 5-star rating!

    Each upstairs bedroom is unique with there own names like the jungle room, the Romeo-Juliet room, and the burgundy room. Hartford, with all of its history, is only 20 minutes away.

    One reviewer said his stay was like traveling back in time but with modern amenities. Another guest said, "If you do not book this place you are missing out on a beautiful and amazing experience!" This cozy cottage rents for only $175 per night.