Destination guide

Lively Brookline will entice you

Enjoy the opera and other features of Brookline. This walkable and welcoming city is well known for its sporting events, university setting and cycling. Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Fenway Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Brookline

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Brookline has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • F1 Boston (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Fun and Games Family Entertainment Center (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Brookline

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Brookline is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boston Public Garden (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Boston Common (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Walden Pond (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Back Bay Fens (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Arnold Arboretum (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Charles River Esplanade (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Brookline

The nearest airport is in Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), located 6.2 mi (9.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), which is 10.3 mi (16.5 km) away.

You can see more of Brookline by catching a ride on the metro at Brookline Hills Station, Fairbanks St. Station or Brandon Hall Station.

Where to stay around Brookline?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,470 holiday lettings near Brookline. From 1,151 Flats to 211 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Brookline is on HomeAway.

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

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 Brookline:

  • Longwood: 123 holiday homes
  • Aspinwall Hill: 55 holiday homes
  • High Street Hill: 49 holiday homes
  • Emerson Gardens: 59 holiday homes
  • Central Village: 65 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 Brookline?

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

  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site: 1,704 holiday lettings
  • Coolidge Corner Theatre: 1,707 holiday lettings
  • Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site: 1,684 holiday lettings
  • Paradise Rock Club: 1,710 holiday lettings
  • Agganis Arena: 1,713 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,151 Flats in Brookline. Our other popular types of Brookline holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 211 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 30 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 1,000 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Brookline?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 70 holiday homes with pool available in Brookline. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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