Destination guide

Travel to lively Arlington

Come and experience Arlington and its live music, art galleries and architecture. This city is well-known for its soccer games and chocolate shops. Harvard Square and Fenway Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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 Arlington

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Arlington a fun place to get away. 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 (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Fun and Games Family Entertainment Center (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • F1 Boston (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Arlington

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Arlington is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boston Public Garden (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Boston Common (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Walden Pond (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Royall Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Magoun Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Logan Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Arlington

Fly into Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), the closest airport, located 7 mi (11.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), which is 8.3 mi (13.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Arlington?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,510 vacation rentals near Arlington. From 195 Houses to 1,208 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 Arlington for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Arlington:

  • North End: 389 vacation rentals
  • Back Bay: 671 vacation rentals
  • Beacon Hill: 494 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 685 vacation rentals
  • South End: 757 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 Arlington?

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

  • Uncle Sam Memorial Statue: 1,772 vacation rentals
  • Old Schwamb Mill: 1,770 vacation rentals
  • Boston Common: 1,794 vacation rentals
  • Fenway Park: 1,237 vacation rentals
  • Boston-Back Bay Station: 1,791 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 195 Houses in Arlington. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Arlington include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,208 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Arlington?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 95 vacation rentals with pool available in Arlington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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