Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Roxbury

The area's history and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Roxbury. Travellers to this romantic city praise the zoo, bird watching and wildlife. Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Fenway Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Roxbury

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Roxbury a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • F1 Boston (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Rockland Golf Course (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Roxbury

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Roxbury. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boston Public Garden (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Boston Common (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Walden Pond (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Back Bay Fens (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Columbus Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Arnold Arboretum (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Roxbury

Fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), which is 10 mi (16.1 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Boston Uphams Corner Station. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Roxbury Crossing Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay near Roxbury?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 166 holiday rentals near Roxbury. From 22 Houses to 135 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Roxbury for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Roxbury:

  • Hyde Park: 22 holiday homes
  • Back Bay: 673 holiday homes
  • Chinatown: 384 holiday homes
  • Downtown Crossing: 360 holiday homes
  • South End: 754 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 Roxbury?

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

  • Jackson Square Station: 1,717 holiday rentals
  • Franklin Park Zoo: 1,770 holiday rentals
  • Shirley-Eustis House: 1,727 holiday rentals
  • William J. Devine Municipal Golf Course: 1,701 holiday rentals
  • Harvard University: 1,749 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 22 Houses in Roxbury. Our other popular types of Roxbury holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 135 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 2 holiday houses
  • Studios: 111 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Roxbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Roxbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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