Travelers are voting Quonnipaug Lake, Bashan Lake and Lake Pocotopaug as the best of 9 lakes in New London County. There are 24 lakes near Portland a city just 30 km from New London County and 17 lakes near Vernon which is 31 km distant. The most popular of these are Lake Saltonstall near Portland and Pickerel Lake in Vernon. You can find 32 lakes in Connecticut and 2098 lakes in the country of United States. Our members favorite in Connecticut is Lake Winchester and Lake Superior is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of lakes in New London County.