Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Marblehead, MA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $166 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Marblehead. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Soak up old-world seaside charm in Marblehead

Located on Massachusetts' rugged North Shore, just 16 miles from the teeming metropolis of Boston, Marblehead is among the region's most enchanting seaside towns. With over 200 beautifully preserved buildings that pre-date the Revolutionary War, you may at first feel like you've jumped back centuries. But while the old-world charm never wears off, Marblehead is a vibrantly modern destination, awash with cutting-edge galleries, hip boutiques, and eclectic eateries serving delectable cuisine from all over the world. And with a diverse range of Marblehead vacation rentals to choose from, you're sure to find the home-away-from-home of your dreams.

Things to do

Marblehead's handsome historical homes

You'll find all manner of must-visit attractions on the doorstep of your Marblehead vacation rental. For an unforgettable trip back in time, visit the Jeremiah Lee Mansion. This imposing colonial Georgian home was built in 1768, and has been beautifully preserved, with original hand-painted wallpapers and other decorative features impressively intact. Across the street stands the J.O.J. Frost Gallery, home to a collection of early 20th-century folk art, inspired by Marblehead and its maritime heritage. Meanwhile, the Civil War and G.A.R. Museum brings the region's military history to life in vivid fashion.

Activities

Festivals and high sea adventures in Marblehead

Marblehead is widely renowned as one of North America's premier yachting destinations. Its spectacular natural harbor is invariably packed with gently bobbing boats of all shapes and sizes, making it an extremely photogenic spot for a leisurely stroll. If you fancy heading out on your own aquatic expedition, you can learn to sail from scratch, or hire your own boat if you already have some experience under your boat. Naturally, the town is home to numerous luxurious yacht clubs, where you can feast like royalty on fresh, locally caught seafood. Marblehead boasts a jam-packed events program, particularly during the warmer months, when you can enjoy everything from jazz and classical concerts to bustling farmers' markets.

Weather

Sunny summers and frosty winters in Marblehead

Marblehead experiences a full range of weather conditions over the course of a year. Summer days are generally long, sunny, and warm. As such, Marblehead vacation rentals are in particularly high demand between June and August, so it's a good idea to book well in advance. If you're visiting in winter, you'll need to wrap up warm. The temperature hovers around freezing between December and February, with a fair amount of snowfall. Meanwhile, spring and fall are often pleasantly mild, with the changing foliage providing an abundance of natural spectacle.

Natural features

Marblehead's migrating songbirds and marine life

Many of Marblehead's most enthralling attractions are entirely natural. The Marblehead Neck Wildlife Sanctuary offers easy-to-follow trails through lush woodlands, and during the spring and fall, it's a haven for migrating birds like warblers and black-crowned night herons. Visit in the warmer months, and you might also catch sight of painted turtles soaking up some rays. If you're visiting between April and October, be sure to hop aboard a boat bound for the nearby Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. This is home to an abundance of mesmerizing marine life, from graceful dolphins and playful harbor seals, to majestic humpback and finback whales.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Marblehead

Fly into Beverly, MA (BVY-Beverly Municipal), the closest airport, located 8.4 mi (13.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), which is 12.8 mi (20.6 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Marblehead, MA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 668 vacation rentals around Marblehead. From 194 house rentals to 359 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Marblehead?

Whether you're traveling 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 Marblehead:

  • Beacon Hill: 302 vacation rentals
  • Shawmut: 172 vacation rentals
  • Prudential / St. Botolph: 168 vacation rentals
  • Thompson Square / Bunker Hill: 62 vacation rentals
  • Back Bay: 399 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Marblehead?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Marblehead. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Chandler Hovey Park: 1,166 vacation rentals
  • Crowninshield Island: 1,159 vacation rentals
  • Marblehead Light: 1,165 vacation rentals
  • Fort Sewall: 1,168 vacation rentals
  • Marblehead Museum & Historical Society: 1,203 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Marblehead listed on Vrbo 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 Marblehead?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 194 Houses in Marblehead. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Marblehead include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 359 rentals available
  • Cabins: 44 rentals available
  • Cottages: 44 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Marblehead?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 24 vacation rentals with pool available in Marblehead. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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