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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Brookline?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 692 holiday lettings around Brookline. From 502 flats & apartments to 112 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 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: 107 holiday homes
  • Emerson Gardens: 28 holiday homes
  • North Brookline: 59 holiday homes
  • Corey Hill: 54 holiday homes
  • High Street Hill: 25 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? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Brookline. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Larz Anderson Park: 819 holiday lettings
  • Larz Anderson Auto Museum: 847 holiday lettings
  • Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site: 860 holiday lettings
  • GASP: 854 holiday lettings
  • Brookline Hills Station: 884 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 502 Flats in Brookline. Our other popular types of Brookline holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 112 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 469 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Brookline?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 21 holiday homes with pool available in Brookline. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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