Destination guide

Travel to lively West End

The area's live music and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in West End. Well known for its basketball games, gardens and restaurants, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions like TD Garden and Museum of Science. If you're looking for accommodations 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

Activities and attractions in and around West End

Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that West End 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 (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • F1 Boston (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Salem Toy Museum (14 mi / 22.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in West End

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

  • Boston Common (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Boston Public Garden (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Walden Pond (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Charles River Esplanade (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Boston National Historical Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
Transport

How to get to and around West End

The nearest airport is in Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), located 2.5 mi (4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), which is 13.1 mi (21.2 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Boston North Station. Catch a ride on the metro at Science Park Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay around West End?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 248 holiday lettings near West End. From 10 Houses to 214 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 West End is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to West End?

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 West End:

  • Charlestown: 66 holiday homes
  • East Boston: 110 holiday homes
  • Dorchester: 889 holiday homes
  • Roslindale: 40 holiday homes
  • Jamaica Plain: 73 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 West End?

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

  • Massachusetts General Hospital: 1,718 holiday lettings
  • TD Garden: 1,698 holiday lettings
  • Museum of Science: 1,624 holiday lettings
  • Witch History Museum: 2,000 holiday lettings
  • Boston Convention and Exhibition Center: 1,747 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around West End 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 West End?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 10 Houses in West End. Our other popular types of West End holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 214 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 178 self catering accommodations
  • Resorts: 2 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in West End?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 15 holiday homes with pool available in West End. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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