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Prospect overview

Prospect is unique for its historical sites and sports. Sports fans will enjoy soccer and golf. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of Yale University. Lake Compounce and East Rock Park are popular places to visit. Whatever you're into, Prospect has something for you.

Where to stay in Prospect

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

How to get to Prospect

Fly in to New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), 16.5 mi (26.5 km) from downtown Prospect. Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard) is the next closest major airport, 23.8 mi (38.3 km) away.

What to see around Prospect

Outdoor activities are on hand like golf and soccer along with attractions such as:
  • • Cheshire Golf Course
  • • Sleeping Giant Golf Course
  • • Laurel View Country Club
  • • Tradition Golf Club at Wallingford
  • • Timberlin Golf Course
Memorable for its historical sites and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • Andrews Homestead Museum
  • • Glebe House Museum and The Gertrude Jekyll Garden
  • • Grove Street Cemetery
  • • Bellamy-Ferriday House and Garden
  • • Harts Corner Historic District
It's notable for its swimming spots and favorite places for nature lovers that include:
  • • Black Rock State Park
  • • Fort Hale Park
  • • Sandy Point Beach
  • • Oak Street Beach
Some popular places in the area include:
  • • Lake Compounce
  • • East Rock Park
  • • Yale Bowl
  • • Yale University

When to visit Prospect

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

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