Destination guide

Captivating Somerville will entice you

The area's entertainment and theatre scene are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Somerville. Well known for its sporting events, shopping and restaurants, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Harvard Square and USS Constitution Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Somerville

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Somerville a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • F1 Boston (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Salem Toy Museum (14 mi / 22.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Somerville

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Somerville. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boston Public Garden (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Boston Common (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Walden Pond (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Prospect Hill Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Royall Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Magoun Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)

How to get to and around Somerville

Fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.5 mi (7.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), which is 10.7 mi (17.3 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Davis Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay near Somerville?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,168 holiday rentals near Somerville. From 995 Condos/Apartments to 89 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 Somerville is on HomeAway.

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

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 Somerville:

  • Prospect Hill: 39 holiday homes
  • West Somerville: 17 holiday homes
  • Downtown Crossing: 326 holiday homes
  • MIT: 437 holiday homes
  • South Boston: 835 holiday homes

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

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Somerville?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 995 Condos/Apartments in Somerville. Our other popular types of Somerville holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 89 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 22 holiday houses
  • Studios: 891 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Somerville?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 41 holiday homes with pool available in Somerville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.