Discover a selection of 1,000 holiday rentals in Cambridge that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including internet/WiFi and air conditioning. Prices start at £ 72 per night, and flats & apartments and houses are popular options for a stay in Cambridge. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Vibrant Cambridge will entice you

Take a holiday to Cambridge and enjoy the area's museums, architecture and art galleries. This cosmopolitan city is known for its university setting, riverfront and restaurants. Local cultural sights include Semitic Museum and Museum of Science. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Cambridge

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Cambridge has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • F1 Boston (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Salem Toy Museum (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Cambridge

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Cambridge is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boston Public Garden (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Boston Common (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Walden Pond (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Prospect Hill Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Back Bay Fens (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Charles River Esplanade (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Cambridge

The nearest airport is in Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), located 4.4 mi (7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), which is 11.5 mi (18.5 km) away.

You can see more of Cambridge by catching a ride on the metro at Central Square Station, Harvard Square Station or Kendall-MIT Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Cambridge?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,068 vacation rentals near Cambridge. From 870 flats & apartments to 174 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Cambridge for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.