Destination guide

Friendly Waterbury will entice you

The mountains and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Waterbury. Well-liked for its hockey games, ice skating and skiing, this city is both welcoming and scenic. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Waterbury

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Waterbury has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ben and Jerry's Factory (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Grand View Winery Tasting Room (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Bolton Valley Ski Area (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Stowe Golf Park (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Swimming Hole (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Mad River Glen Cooperative (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Waterbury

Travelers enjoy Waterbury for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in March, February, December or January, when snowfall averages 26.14 inches and temperatures average 9°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Waterbury

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Waterbury is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Little River State Park (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Camel's Hump State Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Wiessner Woods (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Hubbard Park (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Underhill State Park (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Mills Riverside Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Waterbury

Fly into Montpelier, VT (MPV-Edward F. Knapp State), the closest airport, located 15.5 mi (25 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Stowe, VT (MVL-Morrisville-Stowe State), which is 16.5 mi (26.5 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station serving the city is Waterbury Station.

Where to stay near Waterbury?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,004 house rentals near Waterbury. From 485 Houses to 46 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Waterbury for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Waterbury:

  • Stowe Mountain Resort: 121 vacation rentals
  • Old North End: 40 vacation rentals
  • Waitsfield: 287 vacation rentals
  • Malletts Bay: 47 vacation rentals
  • Jeffersonville: 175 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Waterbury?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Waterbury. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ben and Jerry's Factory: 1,037 home rentals
  • Little River State Park: 1,014 home rentals
  • Waterbury Station: 1,028 home rentals
  • Smugglers' Notch Resort: 646 home rentals
  • Sugarbush Ski Resort: 235 home rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Waterbury?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 485 Houses in Waterbury. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Waterbury include:

  • Cabins: 46 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 320 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 46 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Chalets and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Waterbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 452 vacation homes with pool available in Waterbury.