Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Roxbury

The area's history and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Roxbury. Travelers to this romantic city praise the zoo, bird watching and wildlife. Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Fenway Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Roxbury

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Roxbury a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • New England Aquarium (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • F1 Boston (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Rockland Golf Course (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Roxbury

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Roxbury. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boston Public Garden (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Boston Common (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Walden Pond (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Back Bay Fens (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Columbus Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Arnold Arboretum (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Roxbury

Fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), which is 10 mi (16.1 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Boston Uphams Corner Station. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Roxbury Crossing Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around Roxbury?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 170 holiday lettings near Roxbury. From 21 Houses to 139 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 Roxbury is on HomeAway.

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

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 Roxbury:

  • Charlestown: 69 holiday homes
  • East Boston: 112 holiday homes
  • Dorchester: 899 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 Roxbury?

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

  • Franklin Park Zoo: 1,714 holiday lettings
  • Witch History Museum: 2,005 holiday lettings
  • Boston Convention and Exhibition Center: 1,747 holiday lettings
  • Salem Pioneer Village 1630: 2,014 holiday lettings
  • Salem Willows Park: 1,950 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 21 Houses in Roxbury. Our other popular types of Roxbury holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 139 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 117 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Roxbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Roxbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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