Destination guide

Why people love visiting relaxing Southbury

The area's history and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Southbury. Well known for its waterfalls, sporting events and cafes, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Yale Bowl and East Rock Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Southbury

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Southbury a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Compounce (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
  • Quassy Amusement Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Woodbury Ski Area (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Steep Rock Preserve (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Connecticut Golf Club (15.4 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Richter Park Golf Course (15.5 mi / 25 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Southbury

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Southbury. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • East Rock Park (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
  • Southford Falls State Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Hollow Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Glebe House Museum and The Gertrude Jekyll Garden (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Matthies Memorial Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Beacon Falls Town Recreation Field (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Southbury

The nearest airport is in Oxford, CT (OXC-Waterbury - Oxford), located 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Danbury, CT (DXR-Danbury Municipal), which is 15 mi (24.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Southbury?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 90 holiday lettings near Southbury. From 61 Houses to 6 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Southbury for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Southbury?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Southbury:

  • Devon / Walnut Beach: 31 holiday homes
  • Litchfield: 161 holiday homes
  • Washington Depot: 136 holiday homes
  • Bantam: 101 holiday homes
  • Bethel: 51 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Southbury?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Southbury. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Southford Falls State Park: 251 holiday lettings
  • Military Museum of Southern New England: 214 holiday lettings
  • Ireland's Great Hunger Museum: 254 holiday lettings
  • Yale University: 241 holiday lettings
  • Lighthouse Point Park: 241 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Southbury listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Southbury?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 61 Houses in Southbury. Our other popular types of Southbury holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 8 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Southbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 23 holiday homes with pool available in Southbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.