Destination guide

Travel to cozy Shirley

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Shirley. Renowned for its hiking, bars and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Shirley

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Shirley a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • MIT Haystack Observatory (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Kimball Farm (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Nashoba Valley Winery (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Nashoba Valley Ski Area (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Butterfly Place (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Wachusett Mountain Ski Area (13 mi / 21 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Shirley

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Shirley is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Westford Town Common (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Silver Lake State Park (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Ghiloni Park (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)

Traveling to and around Shirley

Fly into Nashua, NH (ASH-Nashua Municipal), the closest airport, located 15.7 mi (25.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), which is 20 mi (32.1 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Shirley Station.

Where to stay around Shirley?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 17 vacation rentals near Shirley. From 6 Houses to 4 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Shirley for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Shirley?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 6 Houses in Shirley. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Shirley include:

  • Bungalows: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Shirley?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Shirley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.