Destination guide

Captivating Somerville will entice you

The area's entertainment and theatre scene are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Somerville. Well known for its sporting events, shopping and restaurants, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Harvard Square and USS Constitution Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Somerville

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Somerville a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • F1 Boston (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Salem Toy Museum (14 mi / 22.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Somerville

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Somerville. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boston Public Garden (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Boston Common (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Walden Pond (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Prospect Hill Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Royall Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Magoun Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Somerville

Fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.5 mi (7.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), which is 10.7 mi (17.3 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Davis Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around Somerville?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,167 holiday lettings near Somerville. From 999 Flats to 90 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Somerville is on HomeAway.

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

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 Somerville:

  • Ward Two: 78 holiday homes
  • Winter Hill: 37 holiday homes
  • Spring Hill: 36 holiday homes
  • Prospect Hill: 48 holiday homes
  • Davis Square: 18 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 Somerville?

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

  • Somerville Museum: 1,713 holiday lettings
  • Somerville Theatre: 1,698 holiday lettings
  • Prospect Hill Monument: 1,700 holiday lettings
  • Prospect Hill Park: 1,715 holiday lettings
  • Artisans Asylum: 1,697 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Somerville 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 Flats in Somerville?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 999 Flats in Somerville. Our other popular types of Somerville holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 90 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 893 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 22 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Somerville?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 60 holiday homes with pool available in Somerville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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