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Waterbury overview

Waterbury is a friendly locale distinct for its museums and theaters, and known for its monuments and churches. You'll appreciate the beer and café choices. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of Yale University. Make some time to see popular sights such as Lake Compounce and East Rock Park. A family- and business-friendly area, Waterbury also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Waterbury

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Waterbury has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Waterbury with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Waterbury hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Waterbury hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Waterbury

Fly in to New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), 21.3 mi (34.2 km) from downtown Waterbury. Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard) is the next closest major airport, 23.9 mi (38.5 km) away.

What to see around Waterbury

Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • CoCo Key Water Resort Hotel & Convention Center - Waterbury
  • • Quassy Amusement Park
  • • Cheshire Hollow Farm
  • • Lake Compounce
  • • Drazen Orchards
Museums and theaters stand out with top cultural places to visit like:
  • • Palace Theatre
  • • Mattatuck Museum Arts and History Center
  • • TIMEXpo Museum
  • • Seven Angels Theater
  • • Golden Age of Trucking Museum
If you're interested in churches or monuments, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Shrine of Saint Anne
  • • Glebe House Museum and The Gertrude Jekyll Garden
  • • Abbey of Regina Laudis
  • • Bellamy-Ferriday House and Garden
  • • Andrews Homestead Museum
It's notable for its hiking trails and favorite places for nature lovers that include:
  • • Waterbury Green
  • • Holy Land USA
  • • Hop Brook Lake
  • • Peterson Park
  • • Middlebury Center Historic District
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • East Rock Park
  • • Yale Bowl
  • • Yale University

When to visit Waterbury

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 52°F day, 13°F night
  • April-June: 80°F day, 30°F night
  • July-September: 82°F day, 44°F night
  • October-December: 66°F day, 19°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 0.35 inches
  • April-June: 0.43 inches
  • July-September: 0.47 inches
  • October-December: 0.43 inches