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Destination guide

Travel to historic Beacon Hill

Take a vacation to Beacon Hill and enjoy the area's history, architecture and monuments. This city is cosmopolitan and walkable, recognized for its shopping, restaurants and bars. Boston Common and Boston Public Garden are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Beacon Hill

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

  • New England Aquarium (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • F1 Boston (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Salem Toy Museum (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Beacon Hill

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

  • Boston Common (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Boston Public Garden (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Walden Pond (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Charles River Esplanade (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Boston National Historical Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Beacon Hill

Fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), which is 13.1 mi (21.1 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Charles-MGH Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Beacon Hill?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 143 house rentals around Beacon Hill. From 122 Condos/Apartments to 2 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 Beacon Hill is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Beacon Hill?

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 Beacon Hill:

  • Thompson Square / Bunker Hill: 50 vacation rentals
  • Dorchester: 281 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 193 vacation rentals
  • Roxbury: 79 vacation rentals
  • South End: 203 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 Beacon Hill?

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

  • Museum of African American History: 731 home rentals
  • Hatch Shell: 714 home rentals
  • Boston African American National Historic Site: 726 home rentals
  • African American Heritage Trail: 732 home rentals
  • Robert Gould Shaw Memorial: 716 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Beacon Hill 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 Beacon Hill?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 122 Condos/Apartments in Beacon Hill. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Beacon Hill include:

  • Houses: 2 lodging choices
  • Studios: 107 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 3 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 Beacon Hill?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation homes with pool available in Beacon Hill.

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