Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Prospect

Enjoy the history and other features of Prospect. Renowned for its golfing, soccer games and bars, this city welcomes all visitors. Lake Compounce and East Rock Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Prospect

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Prospect 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 (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Cheshire Hollow Farm (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Sleeping Giant Golf Course (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Mount Southington Ski Area (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Laurel View Country Club (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Quassy Amusement Park (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Prospect

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Prospect is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • East Rock Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Roaring Brook Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Bartlem Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Drazen Orchards (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Holy Land USA (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Hop Brook Lake (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)

How to get to and around Prospect

The nearest airport is in Oxford, CT (OXC-Waterbury - Oxford), located 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), which is 16.5 mi (26.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Prospect?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 11 holiday lettings near Prospect. From 7 Houses to 2 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Prospect for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Prospect?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 7 Houses in Prospect. Our other popular types of Prospect holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Prospect?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 9 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Prospect. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.