Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Roxbury

The area's history and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Roxbury. Travelers to this romantic city praise the zoo, bird watching and wildlife. Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Fenway Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Roxbury

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

  • New England Aquarium (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • F1 Boston (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Rockland Golf Course (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Roxbury

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

  • Boston Public Garden (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Boston Common (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Walden Pond (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Back Bay Fens (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Columbus Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Arnold Arboretum (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Roxbury

Fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), which is 10 mi (16.1 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Boston Uphams Corner Station. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Roxbury Crossing Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around Roxbury?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 169 vacation rentals near Roxbury. From 21 Houses to 138 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 Roxbury for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Roxbury:

  • North End: 378 vacation rentals
  • Back Bay: 642 vacation rentals
  • Beacon Hill: 477 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 654 vacation rentals
  • South End: 707 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 Roxbury?

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

  • Franklin Park Zoo: 1,721 vacation rentals
  • Boston Common: 1,752 vacation rentals
  • Fenway Park: 1,211 vacation rentals
  • Harvard Square: 1,365 vacation rentals
  • Boston-Back Bay Station: 1,744 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 21 Houses in Roxbury. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Roxbury include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 138 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 115 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Roxbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Roxbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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