Destination guide

The friendly area of Bedford awaits your stay

Learn about the unique charm of Bedford with a stay in a holiday home rental. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its shopping and restaurants. Harvard Square and Fenway Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Bedford

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Bedford a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Nashoba Valley Ski Area (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Kimball Farm (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Butterfly Place (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Andover Bird Sanctuary (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bedford

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Bedford. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boston Public Garden (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Boston Common (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Walden Pond (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • White Cedar Swamp (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Nutting Lake Conservation Land (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Minute Man National Historical Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Bedford

Fly into Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), the closest airport, located 2.5 mi (3.9 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 16.1 mi (26 km) away.

Where to stay around Bedford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 137 holiday lettings near Bedford. From 56 Houses to 66 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bedford for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Bedford:

  • South End: 697 holiday homes
  • Hyde Park: 21 holiday homes
  • Back Bay: 635 holiday homes
  • Beacon Hill: 464 holiday homes
  • Chinatown: 335 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 Bedford?

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

  • White Cedar Swamp: 1,539 holiday lettings
  • Harvard University: 1,726 holiday lettings
  • Quincy Market: 1,741 holiday lettings
  • Harvard Graduate School of Design: 1,734 holiday lettings
  • Boston Convention and Exhibition Center: 1,764 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bedford 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 Bedford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 56 Houses in Bedford. Our other popular types of Bedford holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 66 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 50 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bedford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 11 holiday homes with pool available in Bedford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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