Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Lexington

The area's history and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Lexington. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and sporting events, this city welcomes all visitors. Harvard Square and Fenway Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Lexington

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Lexington has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • New England Aquarium (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Nashoba Valley Ski Area (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Fun and Games Family Entertainment Center (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Kimball Farm (13.8 mi / 22.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Lexington

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Lexington is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boston Public Garden (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Boston Common (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Walden Pond (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Minute Man National Historical Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • White Cedar Swamp (4.8 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Lexington

The nearest airport is in Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), located 3.1 mi (5.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), which is 12.1 mi (19.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Lexington?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,275 vacation rentals near Lexington. From 160 Houses to 1,031 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Lexington for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Lexington?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Lexington:

  • North End: 380 vacation rentals
  • Back Bay: 600 vacation rentals
  • Beacon Hill: 429 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 605 vacation rentals
  • South End: 675 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Lexington?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Lexington. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lexington Battle Green: 1,525 vacation rentals
  • Minute Man National Historical Park: 1,466 vacation rentals
  • National Heritage Museum: 1,559 vacation rentals
  • Lexington Visitors Center: 1,523 vacation rentals
  • Old Burying Ground: 1,516 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lexington listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Lexington?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 160 Houses in Lexington. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lexington include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,031 rentals available
  • Studios: 899 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 23 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Lexington?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 83 vacation rentals with pool available in Lexington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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