Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Needham

Learn about the unique charm of Needham with a stay in a holiday home rental. This welcoming city is known for its university setting, restaurants and sporting events. Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Fenway Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Needham

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Needham a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Fun and Games Family Entertainment Center (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • F1 Boston (11.2 mi / 18 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Needham

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Needham 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 (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Boston Common (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Walden Pond (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Arnold Arboretum (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Wayland Town Beach (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Needham

Fly into Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), the closest airport, located 7.3 mi (11.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), which is 12.8 mi (20.7 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Boston Needham Center Station, Boston Needham Junction Station and Boston Needham Heights Station are the main stations in the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Needham?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 719 holiday lettings around Needham. From 120 houses to 536 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Needham:

  • South End: 357 holiday homes
  • Jeffries Point: 35 holiday homes
  • Chinatown: 216 holiday homes
  • Dorchester: 441 holiday homes
  • Commonwealth: 60 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Needham?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Needham. From Vrbo UK travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Boston Hersey Station: 911 holiday lettings
  • Boston Needham Heights Station: 913 holiday lettings
  • Boston Needham Junction Station: 909 holiday lettings
  • Boston Needham Center Station: 911 holiday lettings
  • Quincy Market: 926 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Needham listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Needham?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK offers 120 Houses in Needham. Our other popular types of Needham holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 536 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 516 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 13 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Needham?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 25 holiday homes with pool available in Needham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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