Destination guide

Head to the charming city of West Roxbury

Enjoy the churches and other features of West Roxbury. This romantic city is known for its shopping, restaurants and football matches. Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Fenway Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around West Roxbury

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes West Roxbury a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • F1 Boston (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Fun and Games Family Entertainment Center (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of West Roxbury

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

  • Boston Public Garden (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Boston Common (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Walden Pond (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Arnold Arboretum (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Back Bay Fens (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Columbus Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around West Roxbury

Fly into Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), the closest airport, located 6.5 mi (10.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), which is 9.3 mi (15 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Boston West Roxbury Station or Boston Highland Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay near West Roxbury?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 17 holiday rentals near West Roxbury. From 6 Houses to 10 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near West Roxbury is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in West Roxbury:

  • Hyde Park: 22 holiday homes
  • Back Bay: 671 holiday homes
  • Chinatown: 384 holiday homes
  • Downtown Crossing: 357 holiday homes
  • South End: 760 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to West Roxbury?

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

  • Boston West Roxbury Station: 1,649 holiday rentals
  • Boston Highland Station: 1,663 holiday rentals
  • Harvard University: 1,756 holiday rentals
  • Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House: 1,565 holiday rentals
  • Salem Pioneer Village 1630: 2,055 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 6 Houses in West Roxbury. Our other popular types of West Roxbury holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 10 holiday houses
  • Studios: 10 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in West Roxbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 16 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in West Roxbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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