Destination guide

Travel to lively Framingham

Enjoy the live music and other features of Framingham. This city's shopping, bars and restaurants draw many visitors. Harvard Square and Fenway Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Framingham

Do you want to find attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Framingham a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fun and Games Family Entertainment Center (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Pinecrest Golf Club (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Apex Entertainment Center (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Westborough Country Club (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Ski Ward Ski Area (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Nashoba Valley Winery (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Framingham

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Framingham is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Walden Pond (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Learned Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Waushakum Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Framingham Town Common (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Cochituate State Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Wayland Town Beach (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Framingham

The nearest airport is in Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), located 13.8 mi (22.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), which is 14.4 mi (23.2 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Framingham Station.

Where to stay around Framingham?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 66 vacation rentals near Framingham. From 21 Condos/Apartments to 39 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Framingham for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Framingham:

  • Hyde Park: 21 vacation rentals
  • Jamaica Plain: 75 vacation rentals
  • Fenway/Kenmore: 350 vacation rentals
  • Allston: 316 vacation rentals
  • North Cambridge: 36 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 Framingham?

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

  • New England Wild Flower Society Garden in the Woods: 1,441 vacation rentals
  • Fun and Games Family Entertainment Center: 1,500 vacation rentals
  • Framingham Station: 1,242 vacation rentals
  • Garden in the Woods: 1,393 vacation rentals
  • Shoppers World: 1,505 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 21 Condos/Apartments in Framingham. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Framingham include:

  • Houses: 39 rentals available
  • Studios: 17 rentals available
  • Guest houses: 2 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Framingham?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Framingham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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