Destination guide

The beachside setting of Nahant is ready to explore

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Nahant. This city's restaurants, shopping and bird watching draw many visitors. USS Constitution Museum and Faneuil Hall Marketplace are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Nahant

Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Nahant a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • New England Aquarium (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Salem Toy Museum (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Salem Willows Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • F1 Boston (15.9 mi / 25.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Nahant

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Nahant is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boston Common (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Boston Public Garden (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Abbott Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Revere Beach (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Rumney Marsh Reservation (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Belle Isle Marsh Reservation (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Nahant

Fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.7 mi (10.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Beverly, MA (BVY-Beverly Municipal), which is 10.7 mi (17.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Nahant?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,063 vacation rentals near Nahant. From 162 Houses to 832 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 Nahant for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Nahant:

  • North End: 377 vacation rentals
  • Back Bay: 641 vacation rentals
  • Beacon Hill: 476 vacation rentals
  • Ipswich: 848 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 651 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 Nahant?

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

  • Boston Common: 1,741 vacation rentals
  • Fenway Park: 1,200 vacation rentals
  • Wingaersheek Beach: 358 vacation rentals
  • Good Harbor Beach: 700 vacation rentals
  • Harvard Square: 1,361 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 162 Houses in Nahant. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Nahant include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 832 rentals available
  • Hotels: 5 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 18 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 Nahant?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 56 vacation rentals with pool available in Nahant. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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