Destination guide

Travel to cosy Shirley

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Shirley. Renowned for its hiking, bars and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Shirley

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Shirley a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • MIT Haystack Observatory (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Kimball Farm (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Nashoba Valley Winery (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Nashoba Valley Ski Area (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Butterfly Place (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Wachusett Mountain Ski Area (13 mi / 21 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Shirley

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Shirley is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Westford Town Common (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Silver Lake State Park (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Ghiloni Park (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)

Travelling to and around Shirley

Fly into Nashua, NH (ASH-Nashua Municipal), the closest airport, located 15.7 mi (25.3 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 20 mi (32.1 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Shirley Station.

Where to stay near Shirley?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 17 holiday rentals near Shirley. From 6 Houses to 4 Bungalows, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Shirley for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Shirley?

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

  • Bungalows: 4 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 4 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 4 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Shirley?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Shirley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.