Destination guide

Artsy Groton will entice you

Take a vacation to Groton and enjoy the area's art galleries, history and museums. This city is well-known for its restaurants and gardens. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Groton

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Groton a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • MIT Haystack Observatory (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Butterfly Place (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Kimball Farm (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Nashoba Valley Ski Area (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Green Meadow Golf Club (9.5 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Nashoba Valley Winery (13.1 mi / 21 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Groton

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Groton. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Walden Pond (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Westford Town Common (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Silver Lake State Park (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Veterans Memorial Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • White Cedar Swamp (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Nutting Lake Conservation Land (16 mi / 25.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Groton

The nearest airport is in Nashua, NH (ASH-Nashua Municipal), located 11.4 mi (18.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), which is 17.5 mi (28.1 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Groton?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 36 vacation rentals near Groton. From 9 Houses to 15 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 Groton for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Canobie Lake Park: 101 vacation rentals
  • Walden Pond: 1,475 vacation rentals
  • Wachusett Mountain Ski Area: 44 vacation rentals
  • New England Wild Flower Society Garden in the Woods: 1,344 vacation rentals
  • Merrimack Premium Outlets: 68 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 9 Houses in Groton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Groton include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 15 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 rentals available
  • Cottages: 5 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 Groton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 18 vacation rentals with pool available in Groton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.