Waterbury, Connecticut: Holy Land USA

RoadsideAmerica.com Team Field Report

Address:
Slocum Road, Waterbury, CT
Directions:
Overlooks I-84 and the Brass Mill Center. Heading east, I-84 exit for S. Main St. -- stay straight on McMahon St., turn right on Baldwin St. then left on Pleasant St, which turns left on Emerald, then go right on Ayers St. to end.
Hours:
Private property, not officially open. Ask permission.
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
Save to My Sights

Holy Land USA.

Holy Land USA
A long-closed attraction that became more interesting as it decayed. 2015: signs of restoration evident. Roadsideamerica.com Report...
Holy Land USA
Holyland USA has been a post-nuclear Road Warrior vision of the Holy Land, perched on a bluff overlooking Waterbury and the interstate. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

Holy Land USA.

Waterbury, Connecticut - Holy Land USA Video
Holy Land USA: 1987 NYC comedy group video includes Waterbury's defunct Holy Land USA theme park and Coney Island. Roadside America/Chucklehead -- match made in Hell (upsidedown). Watch Video.

Visitor Tips and News About Holy Land USA

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Holy Land U.S.A.

Those curious about what Holy Land was like in its prime should check out the excellent 1970 film, WANDA. In one sequence, the title character visits Holy Land and takes a tour of the Catacombs. There are shots of the gruesome tableaux featuring "blood"-spattered mannequins!

[John, 07/30/2015]

Holy Land USA, 2015.

Holy Land USA

They are working on the Holy Land USA site in Waterbury, and have replaced the old cross with a gorgeous cross that they can change the colors on to coincide with the church calendar. We were there in January. It still has no trespassing signs, but we were told if we aren't carrying spray paint cans we could go in.

[Connie S., 02/13/2015]

Nearby Offbeat Places

JFK: I'll Be Back in 1964JFK: I'll Be Back in 1964, Waterbury, CT - < 1 mi.
Little People VillageLittle People Village, Waterbury, CT - 3 mi.
Muffler Man - BunyanMuffler Man - Bunyan, Cheshire, CT - 6 mi.
In the region:
Sparky the Firehouse Dog Rock, Montville, CT - 48 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

February 13, 2016

My Sights

Create and Save Your Own Crazy Road Trip!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Connecticut Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Men vs. Bears: Hugh Glass, Jim Bridger, et al (Feb 8-14, 2016)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special online rates for hotels & motels.

Nearby Hotels and Motels, Waterbury, Connecticut

Nightly rates found:

Find Hotels Near:

Book Online Now