Destination guide

Travel to historic Watervliet

The area's history and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Watervliet. This city is well-known for its restaurants and shopping. The Egg and New York State Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Watervliet

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Watervliet a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Westland Hills Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Henry Hudson Planetarium (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Watervliet

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Watervliet is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Washington Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Falls View Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Peebles Island State Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Westland Hills Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Albany Riverfront Park (6.1 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Lions Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)

Traveling to and around Watervliet

The nearest airport is in Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.), located 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Schenectady, NY (SCH-Schenectady County), which is 13.2 mi (21.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Watervliet?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 48 holiday lettings near Watervliet. From 13 Houses to 23 Studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Watervliet for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Watervliet?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 13 Houses in Watervliet. Our other popular types of Watervliet holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 23 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 24 self catering accommodations
  • Bed & breakfasts: 9 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Watervliet?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Watervliet. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.