Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Waterford

The beaches and gardens create a pretty picture of Waterford. Renowned for its casino gaming, shopping and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Waterford

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Waterford a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Childrens Museum of Southeastern Connecticut (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Cedar Ridge Golf Course (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Shennecossett Golf Course (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Maugle Sierra Vineyards (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Norwich Golf Course (10.5 mi / 17 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Waterford

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Waterford is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Connecticut College Arboretum (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Hole-in-the-Wall Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Pleasure Beach (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • McCook Point Beach (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Harkness Memorial State Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Waterford

The nearest airport is in New London, CT (GON-Groton - New London), located 5.9 mi (9.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Fishers Island, NY (FID-Elizabeth Field), which is 9.6 mi (15.4 km) away.

Where to stay near Waterford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 546 holiday rentals near Waterford. From 330 Houses to 129 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Waterford for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Waterford:

  • Culloden Shores: 64 holiday homes
  • Watch Hill: 99 holiday homes
  • Saybrook Manor: 41 holiday homes
  • Niantic: 427 holiday homes
  • Westbrook Center: 70 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Waterford?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Waterford. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Pleasure Beach: 1,002 holiday rentals
  • Eugene O'Neill Theater Center: 948 holiday rentals
  • Waterford Beach Park: 973 holiday rentals
  • Crystal Mall: 687 holiday rentals
  • Waterford Speedbowl: 640 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 330 Houses in Waterford. Our other popular types of Waterford holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 129 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 49 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 129 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Waterford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 39 holiday homes with pool available in Waterford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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