Destination guide

Take in the riverside beauty of Lowell

Enjoy the area's live music, theater scene and festivals and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Lowell. Renowned for its hockey games, riverfront and opera houses, this city welcomes all visitors. Burlington Mall and Walden Pond 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 and attractions in Lowell

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Lowell a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Butterfly Place (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Green Meadow Golf Club (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • MIT Haystack Observatory (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Andover Bird Sanctuary (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Nashoba Valley Ski Area (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Kimball Farm (9.9 mi / 16 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Lowell

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

  • Walden Pond (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Veterans Memorial Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Westford Town Common (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Nutting Lake Conservation Land (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Pomps Pond (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Penguin Park (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)

Traveling to and around Lowell

Fly into Lawrence, MA (LWM-Lawrence Municipal), the closest airport, located 10.8 mi (17.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), which is 12.6 mi (20.3 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Lowell Station.

Where to stay around Lowell?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 46 holiday lettings near Lowell. From 12 Condos/Apartments to 22 Houses, 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 Lowell is on HomeAway.

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

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 Lowell:

  • Charlestown: 69 holiday homes
  • East Boston: 113 holiday homes
  • Dorchester: 907 holiday homes
  • Jamaica Plain: 77 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 Lowell?

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

  • University of Massachusetts Lowell: 92 holiday lettings
  • Tsongas Arena: 108 holiday lettings
  • Lowell Memorial Auditorium: 111 holiday lettings
  • Merrimack Repertory Theater: 116 holiday lettings
  • Lowell National Historical Park: 109 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Lowell 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 Condos/Apartments in Lowell?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 12 Condos/Apartments in Lowell. Our other popular types of Lowell holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 22 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 7 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 Lowell?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 12 holiday homes with pool available in Lowell. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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