Destination guide

The friendly area of Jamaica Plain awaits your stay

The forests and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Jamaica Plain. This welcoming and walkable city entices travelers with its university setting and biking. Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Fenway Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Jamaica Plain

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Jamaica Plain a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • New England Aquarium (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (1.6 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • F1 Boston (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Fun and Games Family Entertainment Center (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Jamaica Plain

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Jamaica Plain is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boston Public Garden (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Boston Common (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Walden Pond (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Arnold Arboretum (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Back Bay Fens (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Columbus Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Jamaica Plain

Fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.2 mi (10 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), which is 9.2 mi (14.8 km) away.

You can get around Jamaica Plain by jumping on the metro at Stony Brook Station, Green St. Station or Back of the Hill Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Jamaica Plain?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 55 house rentals around Jamaica Plain. From 5 Houses to 48 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 Jamaica Plain is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Jamaica Plain?

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 Jamaica Plain:

  • 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 Jamaica Plain?

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

  • Stony Brook Station: 678 home rentals
  • Axiom: 669 home rentals
  • Franklin Station: 165 home rentals
  • John Cabot House: 861 home rentals
  • Boston Common: 699 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Jamaica Plain 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 Jamaica Plain?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 5 Houses in Jamaica Plain. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Jamaica Plain include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 48 lodging choices
  • Studios: 39 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Jamaica Plain?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 55 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Jamaica Plain.

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