Destination guide

Take in the lush beauty of Carlisle

The forests and parks create a pretty picture of Carlisle. This city's hiking, skiing and cross-country skiing draw many visitors. Harvard Square and Walden Pond are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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.


Sightseeing in and around Carlisle

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Carlisle a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nashoba Valley Ski Area (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Kimball Farm (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Butterfly Place (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • MIT Haystack Observatory (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Green Meadow Golf Club (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Andover Bird Sanctuary (14 mi / 22.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Carlisle

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Carlisle is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Walden Pond (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • White Cedar Swamp (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Nutting Lake Conservation Land (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Westford Town Common (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Minute Man National Historical Park (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)

Transportation to and around Carlisle

Fly into Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), the closest airport, located 5.6 mi (9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Lawrence, MA (LWM-Lawrence Municipal), which is 17.4 mi (28 km) away.

Where to stay around Carlisle?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 47 holiday lettings near Carlisle. From 23 Houses to 13 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 Carlisle is on HomeAway.

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

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 Carlisle:

  • 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 Carlisle?

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

  • Boston Convention and Exhibition Center: 1,719 holiday lettings
  • Charles River Esplanade: 1,770 holiday lettings
  • Boston University: 1,390 holiday lettings
  • Boxford State Forest: 780 holiday lettings
  • Breakheart Reservation: 1,719 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 23 Houses in Carlisle. Our other popular types of Carlisle holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 6 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 Carlisle?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 14 holiday homes with pool available in Carlisle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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