Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Wakefield

Enjoy the live music and other features of Wakefield. This welcoming city is known for its lake, restaurants and shopping. USS Constitution Museum and Harvard Square are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Wakefield

Do you want to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Wakefield has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • New England Aquarium (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Salem Toy Museum (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Salem Willows Park (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Andover Bird Sanctuary (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Wakefield

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Wakefield is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boston Common (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Boston Public Garden (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Walden Pond (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Breakheart Reservation (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Prankers Pond (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Rumney Marsh Reservation (6 mi / 9.6 km)

Traveling to and around Wakefield

The nearest airport is in Beverly, MA (BVY-Beverly Municipal), located 9.6 mi (15.5 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 9.8 mi (15.7 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Wakefield Station or Wakefield Greenwood Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Wakefield?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,240 holiday lettings near Wakefield. From 150 Houses to 1,003 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 Wakefield is on HomeAway.

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

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 Wakefield:

  • Charlestown: 60 holiday homes
  • East Boston: 96 holiday homes
  • Dorchester: 949 holiday homes
  • Roslindale: 46 holiday homes
  • Jamaica Plain: 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 Wakefield?

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

  • Wakefield Greenwood Station: 1,790 holiday lettings
  • Wakefield Station: 1,781 holiday lettings
  • Witch History Museum: 1,967 holiday lettings
  • Boston Convention and Exhibition Center: 1,719 holiday lettings
  • Salem Pioneer Village 1630: 1,979 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 150 Houses in Wakefield. Our other popular types of Wakefield holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,003 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 4 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Wakefield?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 76 holiday homes with pool available in Wakefield. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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