Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Lexington

The area's history and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Lexington. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and sporting events, this city welcomes all visitors. Harvard Square and Fenway Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Lexington

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Lexington has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • New England Aquarium (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Nashoba Valley Ski Area (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Fun and Games Family Entertainment Center (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Kimball Farm (13.8 mi / 22.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Lexington

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Lexington is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boston Public Garden (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Boston Common (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Walden Pond (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Minute Man National Historical Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • White Cedar Swamp (4.8 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Lexington

The nearest airport is in Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), located 3.1 mi (5.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), which is 12.1 mi (19.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Lexington?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 554 holiday lettings near Lexington. From 55 Houses to 463 Condos/Apartments, 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 Lexington is on HomeAway.

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

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 Lexington:

  • Charlestown: 46 holiday homes
  • East Boston: 72 holiday homes
  • Dorchester: 848 holiday homes
  • Roslindale: 36 holiday homes
  • Jamaica Plain: 70 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 Lexington?

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

  • Old Burying Ground: 1,514 holiday lettings
  • Minute Man National Historical Park: 1,466 holiday lettings
  • Buckman Tavern: 1,520 holiday lettings
  • National Heritage Museum: 1,557 holiday lettings
  • Lexington Battle Green: 1,522 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 55 Houses in Lexington. Our other popular types of Lexington holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 463 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 419 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 8 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lexington?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 18 holiday homes with pool available in Lexington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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