Destination guide

Travel to friendly Harvard

The area's festivals and churches are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Harvard. This welcoming city is known for its gardens, hiking and cycling. 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 Harvard

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Harvard a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nashoba Valley Winery (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Kimball Farm (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Nashoba Valley Ski Area (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • MIT Haystack Observatory (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Apex Entertainment Center (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Butterfly Place (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Harvard

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Harvard is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Walden Pond (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Westford Town Common (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Ghiloni Park (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • New England Wild Flower Society Garden in the Woods (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Garden in the Woods (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Callahan State Park (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Harvard

Fly into Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), the closest airport, located 15.4 mi (24.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Nashua, NH (ASH-Nashua Municipal), which is 19.4 mi (31.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Harvard?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 69 holiday lettings around Harvard. From 17 houses to 3 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Harvard? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Harvard. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Elm Park: 28 holiday lettings
  • Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House: 756 holiday lettings
  • Wachusett Mountain Ski Area: 16 holiday lettings
  • New England Wild Flower Society Garden in the Woods: 689 holiday lettings
  • Holliston: 289 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Harvard listed on 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 Harvard?

Yes, of course. offers 17 Houses in Harvard. Our other popular types of Harvard holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Harvard?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Harvard. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.