Destination guide

The friendly area of Jamaica Plain awaits your stay

The forests and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Jamaica Plain. This welcoming and walkable city entices travelers with its university setting and biking. Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Fenway Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Jamaica Plain

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Jamaica Plain a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • New England Aquarium (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (1.6 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • F1 Boston (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Fun and Games Family Entertainment Center (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Jamaica Plain

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Jamaica Plain is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boston Public Garden (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Boston Common (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Walden Pond (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Arnold Arboretum (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Back Bay Fens (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Columbus Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Jamaica Plain

Fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.2 mi (10 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), which is 9.2 mi (14.8 km) away.

You can get around Jamaica Plain by jumping on the metro at Stony Brook Station, Green St. Station or Back of the Hill Station.

Where to stay around Jamaica Plain?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 73 vacation rentals near Jamaica Plain. From 10 Houses to 61 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 Jamaica Plain for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Jamaica Plain?

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 Jamaica Plain:

  • North End: 374 vacation rentals
  • Back Bay: 639 vacation rentals
  • Beacon Hill: 469 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 644 vacation rentals
  • South End: 698 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 Jamaica Plain?

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

  • Boston Common: 1,748 vacation rentals
  • Fenway Park: 1,200 vacation rentals
  • Boston-Back Bay Station: 1,740 vacation rentals
  • Harvard University: 1,726 vacation rentals
  • Harvard Square: 1,354 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Jamaica Plain 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 Jamaica Plain?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 10 Houses in Jamaica Plain. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Jamaica Plain include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 61 rentals available
  • Studios: 51 rentals available

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 55 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Jamaica Plain. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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