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Travel to friendly Medford

Experience the unique character of Medford with a stay in a vacation home rental. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, restaurants and university setting. Harvard Square and USS Constitution Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Medford

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Medford a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • New England Aquarium (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Salem Toy Museum (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Salem Willows Park (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Medford

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Medford is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boston Public Garden (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Boston Common (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Walden Pond (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Magoun Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Logan Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Royall Park (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Medford

Fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.1 mi (9.9 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 9.4 mi (15.2 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to West Medford Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Medford?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 766 house rentals around Medford. From 105 Houses to 599 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Medford is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Medford?

Whether you're travelling 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 Medford:

  • Thompson Square / Bunker Hill: 49 vacation rentals
  • Dorchester: 264 vacation rentals
  • Roxbury: 60 vacation rentals
  • South End: 196 vacation rentals
  • Shawmut: 94 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, 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 travelling to Medford?

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

  • Royall Park: 702 home rentals
  • Medford Square: 701 home rentals
  • West Medford Station: 701 home rentals
  • Mystic River Reservation: 702 home rentals
  • Magoun Park: 702 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 105 Houses in Medford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Medford include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 599 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 15 lodging choices
  • Guest houses: 12 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Hotels and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Medford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 28 vacation homes with pool available in Medford.

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