Destination guide

Why people love visiting exciting South End

Come and experience South End and its architecture, entertainment and cathedral. Travelers appreciate the skyscrapers in this cosmopolitan city. Copley Place and Hynes Convention Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around South End

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes South End a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • New England Aquarium (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • F1 Boston (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Salem Toy Museum (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in South End

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, South End is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boston Public Garden (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Boston Common (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Walden Pond (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Back Bay Fens (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Charles River Esplanade (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Columbus Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around South End

The nearest airport is in Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), located 3.4 mi (5.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), which is 11.8 mi (19 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Boston-Back Bay Station or Boston Ruggles Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay around South End?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 694 vacation rentals near South End. From 654 Condos/Apartments to 599 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near South End for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to South End?

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 South End:

  • North End: 390 vacation rentals
  • Back Bay: 622 vacation rentals
  • Beacon Hill: 453 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 638 vacation rentals
  • Charlestown: 64 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 South End?

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

  • Boston Medical Center: 1,627 vacation rentals
  • Massachusetts Ave. Station: 1,628 vacation rentals
  • Calderwood Pavilion: 1,627 vacation rentals
  • Cathedral of the Holy Cross: 1,624 vacation rentals
  • Boston Common: 1,662 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South End 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 Condos/Apartments in South End?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 654 Condos/Apartments in South End. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in South End include:

  • Studios: 599 rentals available
  • Houses: 16 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 6 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in South End?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 52 vacation rentals with pool available in South End. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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