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Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Charlestown

The area's history and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Charlestown. This walkable and scenic city entices travellers with its sporting events and boating. Take in top local attractions such as USS Constitution Museum and Bunker Hill Monument. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Charlestown

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Charlestown a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • F1 Boston (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Salem Toy Museum (13 mi / 21 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Charlestown

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Charlestown is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boston Common (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Boston Public Garden (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Walden Pond (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Boston National Historical Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Charles River Esplanade (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Charlestown

Fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), which is 13 mi (20.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Charlestown?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 22 holiday lettings around Charlestown. From 8 flats & apartments to 2 houses, 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 Charlestown?

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 Charlestown:

  • South End: 421 holiday homes
  • Jeffries Point: 19 holiday homes
  • Chinatown: 259 holiday homes
  • Dorchester: 518 holiday homes
  • Commonwealth: 78 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 Charlestown?

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

  • Courageous Sailing Center: 1,032 holiday lettings
  • Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge: 1,029 holiday lettings
  • National Park Service Visitor Center: 1,031 holiday lettings
  • Sullivan Station: 1,083 holiday lettings
  • Salem Pioneer Village 1630: 1,217 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Charlestown listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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 Charlestown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 8 Flats in Charlestown. Our other popular types of Charlestown holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 7 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Charlestown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 22 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Charlestown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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