Many of New Haven’s most interesting sights are near to Waterbury, so it is a convenient place to base yourself. Two of the most interesting places to explore are the fabulous Union Station Clocktower and the fantastic Soldiers' Monument. Two other great attractions that are within a short distance of Waterbury are the Ben Franklin Statue and the Mattatuck Museum Arts and History Center.
Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area the special place it is. In particular, you should make sure you check out TIMEXpo Museum. See the region’s best and brightest live on stage at the Palace Theatre.
Spend a few hours at the Brass Mill Center to get in some retail therapy.
To make sure you get the most out of Waterbury, consider making a reservation at one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep check out the Courtyard by Marriott Waterbury, the Hampton Inn Waterbury, and the popular Waterbury Inn.