Destination guide

Travel to captivating Waterbury

Take a holiday to Waterbury and enjoy the area's entertainment, theatre scene and museums. Renowned for its restaurants, shopping and churches, this city welcomes all visitors. Lake Compounce and East Rock Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Waterbury

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Waterbury a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Compounce (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Quassy Amusement Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Mount Southington Ski Area (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Cheshire Hollow Farm (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Sleeping Giant Golf Course (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Woodbury Ski Area (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Waterbury

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Waterbury is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • East Rock Park (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Waterbury Green (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Holy Land USA (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Hop Brook Lake (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Peterson Park (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Panthorn Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Waterbury

The nearest airport is in Oxford, CT (OXC-Waterbury - Oxford), located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), which is 21.3 mi (34.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Waterbury?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 29 holiday lettings around Waterbury. From 17 houses to 5 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

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 Waterbury:

  • Downtown: 38 holiday homes
  • Mill River: 25 holiday homes
  • Wooster Square: 16 holiday homes
  • Momauguin: 16 holiday homes
  • Dwight: 30 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 Waterbury? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Waterbury. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • TIMEXpo Museum: 190 holiday lettings
  • Union Station Clocktower: 195 holiday lettings
  • Hop Brook Lake: 204 holiday lettings
  • Seven Angels Theater: 181 holiday lettings
  • Harrub Pilgrim Memorial: 192 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Waterbury listed on 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 Waterbury?

Yes, of course. offers 17 Houses in Waterbury. Our other popular types of Waterbury holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 5 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Waterbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Waterbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.