Destination guide

Explore the oceanfront setting in Swampscott

The ocean views and parks create a pretty picture of Swampscott. This city is well-known for its boating and sporting events. USS Constitution Museum and TD Garden are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Swampscott

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Swampscott a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Salem Toy Museum (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Salem Willows Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Wolf Hollow (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (15 mi / 24.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Swampscott

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Swampscott is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boston Common (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Boston Public Garden (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Abbott Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Salem Common (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Winter Island Maritime Park (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Crowninshield Island (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Swampscott

Fly into Beverly, MA (BVY-Beverly Municipal), the closest airport, located 7.7 mi (12.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), which is 9.5 mi (15.3 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Swampscott Station.

Where to stay near Swampscott?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 227 holiday rentals near Swampscott. From 94 Condos/Apartments to 100 Houses, 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 Swampscott is on HomeAway.

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

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 Swampscott:

  • Hyde Park: 21 holiday homes
  • Back Bay: 615 holiday homes
  • Chinatown: 332 holiday homes
  • Downtown Crossing: 323 holiday homes
  • South End: 677 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 Swampscott?

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

  • Abbott Park: 1,911 holiday rentals
  • Swampscott Station: 1,920 holiday rentals
  • Half Moon Beach: 711 holiday rentals
  • Harvard University: 1,692 holiday rentals
  • Cape Ann Museum: 714 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 94 Condos/Apartments in Swampscott. Our other popular types of Swampscott holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 100 holiday houses
  • Studios: 72 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 10 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Swampscott?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Swampscott. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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