Where to stay around Watertown, MA?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 2,193 vacation rentals near Watertown. From 1,240 Condos/Apartments to 1,052 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Watertown for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

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

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 Watertown:

  • Strawberry Hill: 27 vacation rentals
  • West Street / River Street: 17 vacation rentals
  • West Codman Hill / West Lower Mills: 15 vacation rentals
  • Mid-Cambridge: 91 vacation rentals
  • Prudential / St. Botolph: 417 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 Watertown?

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

  • Nichols House Museum: 2,699 vacation rentals
  • Longfellow Bridge: 2,703 vacation rentals
  • Paradise Rock Club: 2,791 vacation rentals
  • Boston University: 2,085 vacation rentals
  • Fenway Park: 1,878 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Watertown 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 Condos/Apartments in Watertown?

Yes, of course. VRBO has 1,240 Condos/Apartments in Watertown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Watertown include:

  • Studios: 1,052 rentals available
  • Hotels: 762 rentals available
  • Houses: 102 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Watertown?

Yes, you can select your prefered vacation rental with pool among our 517 vacation rentals with pool available in Watertown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    A place to make your base in Boston

    The site of one of the earliest English settlements in the New World, Watertown is welcoming community in the Greater Boston area. With its proud American Revolutionary War history and large Armenian population, Watertown is a draw for history buffs and culture vultures. The neighborhood vibe, local shops and restaurants, and plenty of family-friendly activities there are many reasons to choose to stay in one of the Watertown vacation rentals, while the area also makes an ideal base for exploring the iconic sights and attractions of Boston and Cambridge – not least Harvard and MIT.

    Discover historic Watertown

    Watertown's most famous landmark is probably Mount Auburn, America's first landscaped cemetery and a National Historic Landmark. It marks the boundary of Watertown and Cambridge, and visitors are welcome to walk the tranquil avenues, arboretum, and nature paths. You'll also encounter many historic buildings as you walk around this charming town. To the south of Watertown, the Charles River meanders towards Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay. Beside its banks, walkers and cyclists can pick up the Dr. Paul Dudley White Bike Path, a long riverside greenway which connects Galen Street in Watertown with the Museum of Science in Boston.

    Explore Massachusetts from Watertown

    Downtown Boston can be reached in less than half an hour from Watertown, so choosing a Watertown vacation rental is convenient for the many duck tours, sightseeing tours, and cultural attractions of Boston. If you're staying at your Watertown vacation rental with kids, don't miss the Boston Children's Museum or the the riveting Revolutionary War experience on the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Art lovers are spoiled for also choice: the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and Isabella Stewart Gardner museum are all waiting to beguile you in the city.

    Watertown through the seasons

    New England is famed for its autumnal color and there is no doubting that fall is a wonderful time to visit the Boston area. As winter approaches, temperatures plummet and snow is not uncommon – making for an atmospheric winter sojourn at any Watertown vacation rental. Spring and summer are equally pleasant times to visit, with the riverside locations and green spaces very pleasant to explore in the sunshine. The summer months are also the perfect time to charter a boat and set sail across Boston Harbor – or take a tour on a classic schooner.

    Get outdoors in Watertown

    As well as the Watertown Armory Park, and Boston Commons in downtown Boston, Franklin Park is a ravishing green space worth visiting. The great country park sprawls for hundreds of acres, and has a golf course, sports facilities, a lake, picnic areas, old stone ruins, and large forested areas. As well as being the site of Schoolmaster Hill, where Ralph Waldo Emerson once resided, it is also home to the Franklin Park zoo. The zoo draws visitors from across the Greater Boston area and exhibits include lions, tigers, gorillas, and other exotic animals from around the world.