Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Norfolk

Enjoy the temples and other features of Norfolk. Renowned for its wildlife, sporting events and bird watching, this city welcomes all visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Norfolk

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Norfolk a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Family Funway Foxboro (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Plainridge Race Course (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Foxborough Country Club (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • World War I Memorial Park and Zoo (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Heather Hill Country Club (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Pinecrest Golf Club (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Norfolk

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Norfolk is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nature Trail and Cranberry Bog (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Deborah Sampson Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • World War I Memorial Park and Zoo (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Borderland State Park (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Waushakum Beach (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Norfolk

Fly into Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), the closest airport, located 9.2 mi (14.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Pawtucket, RI (SFZ-North Central State), which is 15.9 mi (25.6 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Norfolk Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Norfolk?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 25 vacation rentals near Norfolk. From 16 Houses to 3 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 Norfolk for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Norfolk:

  • North End: 378 vacation rentals
  • Back Bay: 613 vacation rentals
  • Beacon Hill: 423 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 600 vacation rentals
  • South End: 691 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 Norfolk?

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

  • Norfolk Station: 476 vacation rentals
  • Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary: 374 vacation rentals
  • Boston Common: 1,646 vacation rentals
  • Fenway Park: 1,107 vacation rentals
  • Boston-Back Bay Station: 1,645 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 16 Houses in Norfolk. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Norfolk include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 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 Norfolk?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Norfolk. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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