Destination guide

Why people love visiting tranquil Southbury

The area's history and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Southbury. Well known for its waterfalls, sporting events and cafés, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Yale Bowl and East Rock Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Southbury

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Southbury a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Compounce (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
  • Quassy Amusement Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Woodbury Ski Area (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Steep Rock Preserve (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Connecticut Golf Club (15.4 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Richter Park Golf Course (15.5 mi / 25 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Southbury

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Southbury. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • East Rock Park (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
  • Southford Falls State Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Hollow Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Glebe House Museum and The Gertrude Jekyll Garden (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Matthies Memorial Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Beacon Falls Town Recreation Field (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Southbury

The nearest airport is in Oxford, CT (OXC-Waterbury - Oxford), located 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Danbury, CT (DXR-Danbury Municipal), which is 15 mi (24.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Southbury?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 89 vacation rentals near Southbury. From 60 Houses to 6 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Southbury for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Southbury?

Whether you're traveling 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 Southbury:

  • Litchfield: 161 vacation rentals
  • Devon / Walnut Beach: 31 vacation rentals
  • Momauguin: 21 vacation rentals
  • Bethel: 51 vacation rentals
  • Bantam: 101 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, 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 traveling to Southbury?

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

  • Southford Falls State Park: 252 vacation rentals
  • Golden Age of Trucking Museum: 203 vacation rentals
  • Shepaug Eagle Observation Area: 190 vacation rentals
  • Yale University: 239 vacation rentals
  • Silver Sands State Park: 277 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 60 Houses in Southbury. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Southbury include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 6 rentals available
  • Cabins: 8 rentals available
  • Cottages: 8 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Southbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 23 vacation rentals with pool available in Southbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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