Destination guide

Travel to friendly Medford

Learn about the unique charm of Medford with a stay in a holiday home rental. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, restaurants and university setting. Harvard Square and USS Constitution Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Medford

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Medford a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Salem Toy Museum (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Salem Willows Park (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Medford

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Medford is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boston Public Garden (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Boston Common (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Walden Pond (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Magoun Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Logan Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Royall Park (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Medford

Fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.1 mi (9.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), which is 9.4 mi (15.2 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to West Medford Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Medford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 298 holiday lettings around Medford. From 56 Houses to 201 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 Medford?

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 Medford:

  • South End: 84 holiday homes
  • Back Bay: 91 holiday homes
  • Beacon Hill: 74 holiday homes
  • Chinatown: 65 holiday homes
  • Dorchester: 128 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 Medford?

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

  • Magoun Park: 448 holiday lettings
  • Medford Square: 462 holiday lettings
  • West Medford Station: 451 holiday lettings
  • Mystic River Reservation: 761 holiday lettings
  • Logan Park: 455 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 56 Houses in Medford. Our other popular types of Medford holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 201 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Guest houses: 2 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Medford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Medford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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