Destination guide

Travel to historic Beacon Hill

Take a vacation to Beacon Hill and enjoy the area's history, architecture and monuments. This city is cosmopolitan and walkable, recognized for its shopping, restaurants and bars. Boston Common and Boston Public Garden are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Beacon Hill

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Beacon Hill has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • New England Aquarium (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • F1 Boston (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Salem Toy Museum (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Beacon Hill

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Beacon Hill is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boston Common (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Boston Public Garden (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Walden Pond (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Charles River Esplanade (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Boston National Historical Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Beacon Hill

Fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), which is 13.1 mi (21.1 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Charles-MGH Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay around Beacon Hill?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 451 vacation rentals near Beacon Hill. From 416 Condos/Apartments to 11 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Beacon Hill for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Beacon Hill?

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 Beacon Hill:

  • North End: 390 vacation rentals
  • Back Bay: 622 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 638 vacation rentals
  • South End: 695 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 Beacon Hill?

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

  • Museum of African American History: 1,664 vacation rentals
  • Massachusetts State House: 1,629 vacation rentals
  • Charles River Esplanade: 1,663 vacation rentals
  • Boston African American National Historic Site: 1,625 vacation rentals
  • King's Chapel: 1,621 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Beacon Hill 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 Beacon Hill?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 416 Condos/Apartments in Beacon Hill. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Beacon Hill include:

  • Houses: 11 rentals available
  • Studios: 364 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 5 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 Beacon Hill?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 19 vacation rentals with pool available in Beacon Hill. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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