Marlborough, MA, USA

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Marlborough, MA, USA

Marlborough vacation rentals

A relaxing getaway in Massachusetts

Located just 40 minutes by car from bustling Boston, the beguiling small Massachusetts city of Marlborough can trace its history all the way back to the 17th century, and retains an irresistible old world charm to this day. With a jam-packed annual events program, there's always something exciting going on, from one of New England's largest Labor Day parades to the enchanting Marlborough Heritage Festival each fall. An abundance of pristine parks and green spaces makes it a breeze to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. And with a tempting array of Marlborough vacation rentals to choose from, you're sure to find one that suits your every requirement.

Serious shopping in Marlborough

Shopaholics will find themselves extremely well catered for in Marlborough. You'll discover state-of-the-art malls, packed with alluring fashion boutiques, cavernous department stores, irresistible eateries, and multiplex movie theaters. If you'd rather support local entrepreneurship, there are also quirky independent stores galore, great for picking up one-of-a-kind gifts and souvenirs. Marlborough's performing arts and entertainment scene is surprisingly eclectic, with thriving local theater groups and galleries, and alluringly atmospheric jazz bars. If you feel like getting active, take your pick from popular local pastimes as diverse as ice-skating and mini golf.

Mesmerizing museums near Marlborough

You'll find all manner of enthralling attractions virtually on the doorstep of your Marlborough vacation rental. Trombetta's Farm offers a quirky day out, with an indoor mini golf course, a tranquil garden center, and a shop serving lip-smacking made-on-site ice cream. Just 20 minutes from Marlborough by car, the International Museum of World War 2 offers an enthralling global perspective on this key period of modern world history. With thousands of beautifully preserved artifacts, and countless personal accounts to ponder, it's an essential, deeply moving experience. And don't forget, all the museums and iconic monuments of Boston are also just a short drive away.

Vivid seasons in Marlborough

Summers in Marlborough tend to be warm and sunny, ideal for spending time in the city's lush parks. Marlborough vacation rentals are of course in high demand during this peak travel season. Spring and fall are lovely times to visit, with milder temperatures, fewer out-of-towners, and the changing foliage putting on a spectacular natural show. Winters, meanwhile, can get very chilly, with a distinct chance of snow between December and February. Rainfall is fairly evenly dispersed throughout the year, so it's always a good idea pack a rain jacket.

Marlborough's picturesque state parks

Marlborough offers easy access to areas of outstanding natural beauty. A 15-minute drive will take you to Callahan State Park, with almost 1,000 acres of verdant fields, dense forests, and shimmering ponds. With miles of tranquil trails, you could spend days exploring these serene surroundings on horseback, mountain bike, or your own 2 feet. Keep quiet, and you may catch a glimpse of white tail deer, red foxes, snapping turtles or tree fogs. And birdwatchers should keep an eye out for majestic red-tailed hawks and barred owls.