Destination guide

The friendly area of Braintree awaits your stay

Learn about the unique charm of Braintree with a stay in a holiday home rental. Revered for its shopping, restaurants and sporting events, this city is both welcoming and cosmopolitan. Boston Convention and Exhibition Center and Boston Museum of Fine Arts are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Braintree

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Braintree has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • F1 Boston (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Rockland Golf Course (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Rockland Ice Rink (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Braintree

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Braintree. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boston Common (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Boston Public Garden (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Adams National Historic Park (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Wollaston Beach (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Boston Harbor Islands State Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Nantasket Beach (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Braintree

The nearest airport is in Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), located 9 mi (14.5 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 11.2 mi (18.1 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Braintree Station or Weymouth Landing - East Braintree Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Braintree?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 485 holiday lettings around Braintree. From 351 flats & apartments to 90 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 Braintree?

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 Braintree:

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

  • F1 Boston: 1,012 holiday lettings
  • Braintree Municipal Golf Course: 1,012 holiday lettings
  • Weymouth Landing - East Braintree Station: 1,040 holiday lettings
  • General Sylvanus Thayer Birthplace: 1,015 holiday lettings
  • Braintree Station: 999 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Braintree 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 Flats in Braintree?

Yes, of course. offers 351 Flats in Braintree. Our other popular types of Braintree holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 90 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 339 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 4 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Braintree?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 15 holiday homes with pool available in Braintree. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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