Destination guide

The friendly area of Jamaica Plain awaits your stay

The forests and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Jamaica Plain. This welcoming and walkable city entices travelers with its university setting and biking. Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Fenway Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Jamaica Plain

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Jamaica Plain a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • New England Aquarium (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (1.6 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • F1 Boston (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Fun and Games Family Entertainment Center (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Jamaica Plain

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Jamaica Plain is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boston Public Garden (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Boston Common (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Walden Pond (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Arnold Arboretum (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Back Bay Fens (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Columbus Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Jamaica Plain

Fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.2 mi (10 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), which is 9.2 mi (14.8 km) away.

You can get around Jamaica Plain by jumping on the metro at Stony Brook Station, Green St. Station or Back of the Hill Station.

Where to stay around Jamaica Plain?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 75 holiday lettings near Jamaica Plain. From 11 Houses to 62 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 Jamaica Plain is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Jamaica Plain?

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 Jamaica Plain:

  • Charlestown: 70 holiday homes
  • East Boston: 113 holiday homes
  • Dorchester: 907 holiday homes
  • Roslindale: 41 holiday homes
  • Mission Hill: 150 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 Jamaica Plain?

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

  • Witch History Museum: 2,013 holiday lettings
  • Boston Convention and Exhibition Center: 1,773 holiday lettings
  • Salem Pioneer Village 1630: 2,037 holiday lettings
  • Salem Willows Park: 1,970 holiday lettings
  • Charles River Esplanade: 1,740 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Jamaica Plain 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 Jamaica Plain?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 11 Houses in Jamaica Plain. Our other popular types of Jamaica Plain holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 62 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 51 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Jamaica Plain?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 57 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Jamaica Plain. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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