Top rated rentals — Brockton
Destination guide

Welcome to the City of Champions

There’s a very good reason why Brockton’s been called the City of Champions. The sporting scene here has always been exciting, and it’s the hometown of boxing champs Rocky Marciano and Marvin Hagler. You’ll certainly feel like you’re onto a winner with Brockton vacation rentals, which place you only around a half hour’s drive from bustling Boston. You’ll also have the city’s quaint, historic museums on your doorstep, which give you an insight into the long and proud heritage of this corner of Massachusetts.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Brockton

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Brockton a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Xfinity Center (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Campanelli Stadium (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Rockland Ice Rink (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • F1 Boston (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Blue Hills Reservation (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)

Summer vacations in New England

When should you book that stay in a Brockton vacation rental? Your best bet is the late spring or summer, when New England is warm – but rarely uncomfortably hot – and you can amble, sightsee, and sit outside coffee houses and bars. This is also a popular season for seeing nearby Boston at its best, whether you want to visit George Washington’s iconic warship the USS Constitution, or the Skywalk Observatory, where you can take in panoramic views across the wider region.

Natural features

Parks and waterways in Brockton

While Brockton may look at first glance as a purely urban setting, situated around a 40-minute drive from the Atlantic coastline, it does have its pockets of nature. Sprawling along the Salisbury Plain River, it has a number of public parks, complete with ponds which add to the sense of serenity. And, close to the city, there’s the Ames Nowell State Park, which covers over 700 acres and is a suitably rugged counterpoint to Brockton’s stately streets.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Brockton

Fly into Logan International Airport (BOS), the closest airport, located 19.5 mi (31.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Boston, MA (BNH-Boston Harbor Seaplane Base), which is 19.2 mi (30.9 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Brockton Station, Brockton Campello Station and Brockton Montello Station are the main stations that serve the city.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Brockton?

Whatever you're seeking in a vacation, you'll find a rental property in or around Brockton that's right up your alley. Here are some of our faves:

  • "Beautiful 5bedroom Cape Cod Beach - Front Modern Home W" is a guest favorite. Around 30 miles from Brockton, it has 5 bedrooms and plenty of useful amenities, including a phone and a stovetop.
  • Alternatively, make a booking at "Enjoy A Secluded, Private Beach". Around 30 miles from the heart of Brockton, it has 8 bedrooms and features a dining table and a fridge.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Brockton vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Brockton?

Nothing tops a short break to perk you up. Pack your carry-on bag and enjoy a breather at one of these enticing weekend getaways in and around Brockton:

  • Leave the hustle and bustle behind at "Awesome Ocean Views From 4 Floors 4 Suites Plus 5 Min Walk To Beach Seat 14", which is around 30 miles to the southeast of Brockton. There's lots of adventure and nature to uncover here. Go ice skating and tennis or simply enjoy the sights of West Island and Swifts Beach.
  • Alternatively, leave your stresses behind at "Beautiful Priscilla Beach House W". Stay in and enjoy its comforts, or get active and try kayaking and cycling. When you're ready to discover some nearby attractions, plan a visit to Brown's Bank and Pleasant Road Beach. This great vacation rental is around 25 miles southeast of Brockton.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Brockton?

Usually small in size, easy on the hip pocket and conveniently located, it's difficult not to be charmed by a studio apartment. Make yourself comfortable in one of these vacation rentals and discover the culture of Brockton up close:

  • Make "New Cozy 3rd - Story Apartment In Dtwn Brockton" your home for a few days or more. This sought-after vacation rental comes with amenities including off-street parking options and a TV.
  • Another tempting option is "New Riverfront Kingston Home W". Take advantage of a kitchen, a TV and other conveniences during your getaway.

With the cash you save on your studio apartment, you'll be able to discover even more of Brockton. Cultural sights like Spire Center for the Performing Arts and Robbins Museum will help you understand the personality of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Brockton?

Short-term rentals are plentiful in and around Brockton. Chill out for the weekend in a luxury cabin, a budget apartment or a house that fits the whole family. Whatever type of vacation rental you're looking for, you'll have lots to choose from with Vrbo. Here are a few of our favorites:

  • Nice and close to the heart of Brockton, "Ocean Dreams, Waves As Far As The Eyes Can See" is an ideal base for a whirlwind break. While you're about, check out leading attractions like Plymouth Rock and Mayflower II.
  • Hop out of bed, make a strong coffee and then begin planning what to see around "Cozy 3 Bedroom Apartment". National Monument to the Forefathers and Plymouth Harbor should be on your itinerary if you stay at this appealing rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Brockton?

Forget about roses and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to get away for the weekend, just you and your beloved. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Brockton that would make even old Cupid green with envy. Here are some we think you'll adore:

  • Located around 30 miles from Brockton, "Beautiful 5bedroom Cape Cod Beach - Front Modern Home W" is the ideal place for starry-eyed lovebirds. A fireplace and a nearby bay are some of the amenities you'll find here.
  • Otherwise, spend your break sipping wine and canoodling at "Enjoy A Secluded, Private Beach", around 30 miles from Brockton. Winery tours and a nearby bay will help set the mood for romance.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Brockton?

Browse these large group vacation rentals in or near Brockton where you won't have to leave anyone off your invite list:

  • A wealth of amenities including a garden and a beach view make "Beautiful 5bedroom Cape Cod Beach - Front Modern Home W" a favorite. This sizable property has 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 16 people. From central Brockton, it's around 30 miles away to the southeast.
  • Nothing is more important than hanging out with the people you love, and "Enjoy A Secluded, Private Beach" makes it easy to do that. Located around 30 miles to the southeast of Brockton, as many as 16 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 8 bedrooms. An ocean view and a garden are among the various amenities you'll have at hand.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Brockton?

A pool is often a necessity when deciding where to spend your vacation, particularly if you're getting away with the kids. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Brockton and fill your days with laughter and fun:

  • Treat your loved ones to a memorable stay at "That Old House Historic Beach House On Pond Across From Crescent Beach". There's a lot to love about this getaway besides its pool, such as outdoor furniture and a porch.
  • "Beach House Only Steps Away From The Beach" is the sort of place you go to escape the everyday and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its pool. A separate dining area and nearby birdwatching activities are also on hand to make your stay a memorable one.

Not sure how to pack your bags for your Brockton getaway? This popular destination has a humid continental climate. In the summer months, you can expect average temperatures ranging from 65 ºF to 80 ºF. Check out our selection of Brockton vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more inspiration on where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Brockton?

Whether you're getting away with a small group or you're taking your parents, cousins and in-laws along, family vacations equal fun. These large rentals in and around Brockton have space for everyone — and everything you need to keep them happy:

  • With 5 bedrooms that sleep as many as 16 guests, "Beautiful 5bedroom Cape Cod Beach - Front Modern Home W" gives you space to reunite with the family. It's around 30 miles southeast of Brockton and features amenities that'll keep your group content, such as a kitchen and a nearby laundromat.
  • "Enjoy A Secluded, Private Beach", around 30 miles to the southeast of central Brockton, was made for family getaways. As many as 16 of your relatives or friends can fit into this comfortable rental which offers 8 bedrooms, a living room, pet-friendly facilities and more.

If you're looking for family-friendly attractions around the area, Jungleplex is a fun day out for all ages.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Brockton?

Family time is the best time, which is why we'll help you find a space where you can truly connect. Stay in one of these family cabin rentals in or near Brockton and make wonderful memories with the ones you love:

  • "Classic Fish Camp - Two Cabins - On Long Pond" - Enjoy great times with your nearest and dearest at this escape, which is around 25 miles southeast of central Brockton. Childrens activities and a separate dining area are some of its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Cove Cottage On Beautiful Long Pond" - This cabin is also ideal for a family getaway and is around 25 miles southeast of Brockton. Offering beach sun loungers, on-site watersports and more, it'll get everyone's tick of approval.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Brockton vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Brockton?

At Vrbo, we've got properties in or near Brockton to suit just about everyone. Here are a couple of two-bedroom options to consider:

  • "Comfy Easeful Two Bedroom Apartment. 30 Minutes To Boston" is a fantastic choice for families or small groups. In addition to two bedrooms, this relaxing stay offers amenities like a kitchen and a TV.
  • Another recommended option is "Cozy 2 Bedroom Conveniently Located To All You Need". With useful amenities like a kitchen and high-speed internet services, you'll have no trouble making yourselves at home here. Choose your bed, unpack your suitcases and let the party begin!