Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your West Newton getaway

Enjoy the festivals and other features of West Newton. This city is well-known for its restaurants and shopping. Harvard Square and Fenway Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around West Newton

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes West Newton 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:

  • New England Aquarium (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Fun and Games Family Entertainment Center (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (11 mi / 17.8 km)
  • F1 Boston (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of West Newton

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, West Newton is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boston Public Garden (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Boston Common (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Walden Pond (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Arnold Arboretum (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Back Bay Fens (6.9 mi / 11 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around West Newton

Fly into Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), the closest airport, located 8.4 mi (13.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), which is 10.7 mi (17.2 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is West Newton Station.

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