Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Roxbury

The area's history and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Roxbury. Travelers to this romantic city praise the zoo, bird watching and wildlife. Boston Museum of Fine Arts 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.


Sightseeing in and around Roxbury

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Roxbury a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • New England Aquarium (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • F1 Boston (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Rockland Golf Course (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Roxbury

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Roxbury. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boston Public Garden (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Boston Common (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Walden Pond (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Back Bay Fens (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Columbus Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Arnold Arboretum (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Roxbury

Fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), which is 10 mi (16.1 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Boston Uphams Corner Station. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Roxbury Crossing Station to easily navigate the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Roxbury?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 79 house rentals around Roxbury. From 20 Houses to 56 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 Roxbury is on HomeAway.

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

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 Roxbury:

  • Thompson Square / Bunker Hill: 51 vacation rentals
  • Dorchester: 276 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 206 vacation rentals
  • South End: 207 vacation rentals
  • Shawmut: 98 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 Roxbury?

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

  • Jackson Square Station: 658 home rentals
  • Franklin Park Zoo: 706 home rentals
  • Shirley-Eustis House: 692 home rentals
  • William J. Devine Municipal Golf Course: 685 home rentals
  • John Cabot House: 874 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 20 Houses in Roxbury. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Roxbury include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 56 lodging choices
  • Studios: 46 lodging choices

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 79 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Roxbury.

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