Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Melrose

The area's monuments and live music are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Melrose. This city's sporting events, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. USS Constitution Museum and TD Garden 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 Melrose

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Melrose a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Salem Toy Museum (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Salem Willows Park (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Andover Bird Sanctuary (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Melrose

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

  • Boston Common (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Boston Public Garden (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Walden Pond (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Prankers Pond (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Breakheart Reservation (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Logan Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Melrose

The nearest airport is in Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), located 6.6 mi (10.6 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 11.6 mi (18.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Melrose Cedar Park Station, Melrose Wyoming Hill Station and Melrose Highlands Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay near Melrose?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,446 holiday rentals near Melrose. From 195 Houses to 1,142 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Melrose for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Melrose:

  • Hyde Park: 21 holiday homes
  • Back Bay: 650 holiday homes
  • Chinatown: 345 holiday homes
  • Downtown Crossing: 340 holiday homes
  • South End: 702 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 Melrose?

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

  • Melrose Wyoming Hill Station: 1,752 holiday rentals
  • Melrose Cedar Park Station: 1,754 holiday rentals
  • Melrose Highlands Station: 1,752 holiday rentals
  • Harvard University: 1,726 holiday rentals
  • Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House: 1,532 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 195 Houses in Melrose. Our other popular types of Melrose holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,142 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 Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Melrose?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 69 holiday homes with pool available in Melrose. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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