Destination guide

The charming city of Mattapan awaits you

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Mattapan. Well-liked for its basketball games, restaurants and shopping, this city is both romantic and scenic. Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Fenway Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Mattapan

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Mattapan has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • New England Aquarium (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • F1 Boston (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Rockland Golf Course (13.6 mi / 22 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Mattapan

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mattapan is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boston Public Garden (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Boston Common (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Arnold Arboretum (2.1 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Columbus Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Wollaston Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Back Bay Fens (4.4 mi / 7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Mattapan

Fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), the closest airport, located 7 mi (11.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), which is 7.8 mi (12.6 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Boston Morton Street Station. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Mattapan Station to easily navigate the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Mattapan?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 21 vacation rentals near Mattapan. From 8 Houses to 10 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 Mattapan for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Mattapan:

  • North End: 380 vacation rentals
  • Back Bay: 610 vacation rentals
  • Beacon Hill: 422 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 603 vacation rentals
  • South End: 691 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 Mattapan?

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

  • Boston Morton Street Station: 1,645 vacation rentals
  • Mattapan Station: 1,569 vacation rentals
  • Boston Common: 1,637 vacation rentals
  • Fenway Park: 1,108 vacation rentals
  • Boston-Back Bay Station: 1,638 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 8 Houses in Mattapan. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mattapan include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 10 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 9 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Mattapan?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 19 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Mattapan. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Mattapan

    296 vacation rentals
    1,412 vacation rentals
    216 vacation rentals
    202 vacation rentals
    1,081 vacation rentals
    1,410 vacation rentals
    1,515 vacation rentals
    1,461 vacation rentals
    1,116 vacation rentals
    1,277 vacation rentals
    1,110 vacation rentals
    1,389 vacation rentals
    Nantasket Beach
    343 vacation rentals
    235 vacation rentals
    989 vacation rentals
    767 vacation rentals
    73 vacation rentals
    1,003 vacation rentals
    18 vacation rentals
    1,325 vacation rentals