Destination guide

The beachside setting of Nahant is ready to explore

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Nahant. This city's restaurants, shopping and bird watching draw many visitors. USS Constitution Museum and Faneuil Hall Marketplace are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Nahant

Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Nahant a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Salem Toy Museum (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Salem Willows Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • F1 Boston (15.9 mi / 25.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Nahant

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Nahant is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boston Common (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Boston Public Garden (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Abbott Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Revere Beach (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Rumney Marsh Reservation (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Belle Isle Marsh Reservation (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Nahant

Fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.7 mi (10.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Beverly, MA (BVY-Beverly Municipal), which is 10.7 mi (17.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Nahant?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 495 holiday lettings around Nahant. From 90 houses to 350 flats & apartments, 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 Nahant?

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 Nahant:

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

  • Curlew Brech: 1,088 holiday lettings
  • Salem Pioneer Village 1630: 1,217 holiday lettings
  • Quincy Market: 1,033 holiday lettings
  • Salem Willows Park: 1,208 holiday lettings
  • Harvard Graduate School of Design: 1,078 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Nahant 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 Houses in Nahant?

Yes, of course. offers 90 Houses in Nahant. Our other popular types of Nahant holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 350 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 324 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 Nahant?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 17 holiday homes with pool available in Nahant. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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