Destination guide

Friendly Watertown will entice you

The parks and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Watertown. This welcoming city has many special qualities. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Watertown

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Watertown a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Compounce (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Quassy Amusement Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Woodbury Ski Area (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Haight-Brown Vineyard (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Steep Rock Preserve (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Watertown

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Watertown is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Black Rock State Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Flanders Nature Center (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Bellamy-Ferriday House and Garden (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Waterbury Green (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Holy Land USA (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Peterson Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Watertown

Fly into Oxford, CT (OXC-Waterbury - Oxford), the closest airport, located 9.7 mi (15.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Danbury, CT (DXR-Danbury Municipal), which is 25.4 mi (40.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Watertown?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 87 holiday lettings around Watertown. From 54 houses to 13 cottages, 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 Watertown?

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 Watertown:

  • Downtown: 34 holiday homes
  • Mill River: 23 holiday homes
  • Lakeville: 22 holiday homes
  • Dwight: 23 holiday homes
  • Wooster Square: 16 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 Watertown? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Watertown. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Black Rock State Park: 185 holiday lettings
  • Ireland's Great Hunger Museum: 284 holiday lettings
  • Yale University: 281 holiday lettings
  • West Cornwall Covered Bridge: 250 holiday lettings
  • Southford Falls State Park: 263 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Watertown 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 Watertown?

Yes, of course. offers 54 Houses in Watertown. Our other popular types of Watertown holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 13 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Watertown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 30 holiday homes with pool available in Watertown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.