Destination guide

The friendly area of Braintree awaits your stay

Learn about the unique charm of Braintree with a stay in a holiday home rental. Revered for its shopping, restaurants and sporting events, this city is both welcoming and cosmopolitan. Boston Convention and Exhibition Center and Boston Museum of Fine Arts 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 Braintree

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Braintree has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • F1 Boston (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Rockland Golf Course (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Rockland Ice Rink (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Braintree

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Braintree. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boston Common (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Boston Public Garden (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Adams National Historic Park (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Wollaston Beach (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Boston Harbor Islands State Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Nantasket Beach (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)

Travelling to and around Braintree

The nearest airport is in Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), located 9 mi (14.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), which is 11.2 mi (18.1 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Braintree Station or Weymouth Landing - East Braintree Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay near Braintree?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 972 holiday rentals near Braintree. From 144 Houses to 768 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Braintree for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Braintree:

  • Downtown Crossing: 329 holiday homes
  • MIT: 431 holiday homes
  • Chinatown: 327 holiday homes
  • South Boston: 814 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 639 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 Braintree?

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

  • Braintree Station: 1,635 holiday rentals
  • Weymouth Landing - East Braintree Station: 1,707 holiday rentals
  • General Sylvanus Thayer Birthplace: 1,673 holiday rentals
  • F1 Boston: 1,657 holiday rentals
  • South Shore Plaza: 1,656 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 144 Houses in Braintree. Our other popular types of Braintree holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 768 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 3 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 3 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 Braintree?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 23 holiday homes with pool available in Braintree. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.