Destination guide

Captivating Sterling will entice you

The area's festivals and entertainment are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Sterling. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the golfing, zoo and wildlife. 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 Sterling

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Sterling a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wachusett Mountain Ski Area (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Nashoba Valley Winery (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Ski Ward Ski Area (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Barnyard Zoo (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Apex Entertainment Center (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Westborough Country Club (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sterling

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Sterling. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Regatta Point Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Elm Park (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • EcoTarium (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Ghiloni Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Callahan State Park (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Hopkinton State Park (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Sterling

Fly into Worcester, MA (ORH-Worcester Regional), the closest airport, located 12.8 mi (20.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), which is 24.8 mi (40 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Sterling?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 26 vacation rentals near Sterling. From 10 Houses to 14 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 Sterling for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Davis' Farmland & Mega Maze: 66 vacation rentals
  • Wachusett Mountain Ski Area: 44 vacation rentals
  • Mount Wachusett Community College: 35 vacation rentals
  • Elm Park: 75 vacation rentals
  • Silver Lake State Park: 72 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 10 Houses in Sterling. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sterling include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 14 rentals available
  • Studios: 14 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sterling?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 12 vacation rentals with pool available in Sterling. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.