Destination guide

Travel to lively Arlington

Come and experience Arlington and its live music, art galleries and architecture. This city is well-known for its football matches and chocolate shops. Harvard Square and Fenway Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Arlington

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Arlington a fun place to get away to. 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 (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Fun and Games Family Entertainment Center (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • F1 Boston (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Arlington

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Arlington is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boston Public Garden (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Boston Common (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Walden Pond (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Royall Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Magoun Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Logan Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Arlington

Fly into Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), the closest airport, located 7 mi (11.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), which is 8.3 mi (13.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Arlington?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,383 holiday lettings around Arlington. From 189 Houses to 1,101 Flats, 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 is the best area to stay when travelling to Arlington?

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 Arlington:

  • South End: 713 holiday homes
  • Hyde Park: 18 holiday homes
  • Back Bay: 642 holiday homes
  • Beacon Hill: 442 holiday homes
  • Chinatown: 391 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 Arlington?

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

  • Uncle Sam Memorial Statue: 1,660 holiday lettings
  • Harvard University: 1,652 holiday lettings
  • Salem Pioneer Village 1630: 1,889 holiday lettings
  • Quincy Market: 1,667 holiday lettings
  • Harvard Graduate School of Design: 1,656 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 189 Houses in Arlington. Our other popular types of Arlington holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 1,101 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Arlington?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 76 holiday homes with pool available in Arlington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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