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Lively Brookline will entice you

Enjoy the opera and other features of Brookline. This walkable and welcoming city is known for its sporting events, university setting and biking. Boston Museum of Fine Arts 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 Brookline

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

  • New England Aquarium (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • F1 Boston (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Fun and Games Family Entertainment Center (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Brookline

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

  • Boston Public Garden (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Boston Common (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Walden Pond (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Back Bay Fens (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Arnold Arboretum (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Charles River Esplanade (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Brookline

The nearest airport is in Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), located 6.2 mi (9.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), which is 10.3 mi (16.5 km) away.

You can see more of Brookline by catching a ride on the metro at Brookline Hills Station, Fairbanks St. Station or Brandon Hall Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Brookline?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 564 house rentals around Brookline. From 374 Condos/Apartments to 121 Houses, 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 Brookline is on HomeAway.

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

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 Brookline:

  • Longwood: 25 vacation rentals
  • Coolidge Corner South Side: 48 vacation rentals
  • North Brookline: 25 vacation rentals
  • Aspinwall Hill: 29 vacation rentals
  • Central Village: 35 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 Brookline?

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

  • Coolidge Corner Theatre: 704 home rentals
  • Agganis Arena: 705 home rentals
  • Brookline Farmers Market: 692 home rentals
  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site: 704 home rentals
  • Englewood Av. Station: 674 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 374 Condos/Apartments in Brookline. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Brookline include:

  • Houses: 121 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 16 lodging choices
  • Studios: 323 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Brookline?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 31 vacation homes with pool available in Brookline.

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