Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Holliston is ready to explore

The lake and beaches create a pretty picture of Holliston. This city's hiking, boating and golfing draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Holliston

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Holliston has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pinecrest Golf Club (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Fun and Games Family Entertainment Center (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Family Funway Foxboro (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Plainridge Race Course (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • New England Country Club (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Southwick's Zoo (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Holliston

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Holliston is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Walden Pond (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Ashland State Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Waushakum Beach (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Learned Beach (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Hopkinton State Park (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Holliston

Fly into Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), the closest airport, located 12.2 mi (19.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Pawtucket, RI (SFZ-North Central State), which is 18.7 mi (30.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Holliston?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 36 holiday lettings near Holliston. From 22 Houses to 6 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Holliston for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Holliston:

  • Hyde Park: 21 holiday homes
  • Commonwealth: 115 holiday homes
  • Jamaica Plain: 75 holiday homes
  • Oak Square: 48 holiday homes
  • Fenway/Kenmore: 353 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 Holliston?

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

  • Harvard University: 1,732 holiday lettings
  • Harvard Graduate School of Design: 1,731 holiday lettings
  • Westwood-Route 128 Station: 1,597 holiday lettings
  • Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House: 1,531 holiday lettings
  • Boston University: 1,352 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 22 Houses in Holliston. Our other popular types of Holliston holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 6 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 Holliston?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Holliston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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