Destination guide

Travel to relaxing Canton

Learn about the unique charm of Canton with a stay in a holiday home rental. This relaxing city is known for its restaurants, golfing and skiing. Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Fenway Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Canton

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Canton a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • F1 Boston (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Natural Resources Trust of Easton (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Family Funway Foxboro (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Borderland State Park (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Canton

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Canton is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boston Public Garden (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Boston Common (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Deborah Sampson Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Borderland State Park (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Adams National Historic Park (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Arnold Arboretum (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Canton

Fly into Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), the closest airport, located 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), which is 14.3 mi (23 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Canton Center Station or Canton Junction Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay around Canton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 852 holiday lettings near Canton. From 123 Houses to 681 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Canton for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Canton?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Canton:

  • Back Bay: 638 holiday homes
  • Beacon Hill: 473 holiday homes
  • Charlestown: 64 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 640 holiday homes
  • Central-Maverick Square / Paris Street: 88 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Canton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Canton. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Canton Center Station: 1,525 holiday lettings
  • Museum of American Bird Art at Mass Audubon: 1,528 holiday lettings
  • Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate: 1,570 holiday lettings
  • Canton Junction Station: 1,526 holiday lettings
  • Charlestown Navy Yard Visitor Center: 1,699 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Canton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Canton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 123 Houses in Canton. Our other popular types of Canton holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 681 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 614 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Canton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 34 holiday homes with pool available in Canton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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