Destination guide

The arty area of Acton awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's art galleries, museums and theatre scene with a rental holiday home in Acton. This city is well-known for its coffee shops and monuments. Walden Pond and Burlington Mall are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Acton

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Acton a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nashoba Valley Ski Area (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Kimball Farm (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Nashoba Valley Winery (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • MIT Haystack Observatory (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Butterfly Place (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Apex Entertainment Center (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Acton

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Acton is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Walden Pond (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Westford Town Common (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • White Cedar Swamp (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Minute Man National Historical Park (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Nutting Lake Conservation Land (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Acton

The nearest airport is in Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), located 7.9 mi (12.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Nashua, NH (ASH-Nashua Municipal), which is 20.4 mi (32.9 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to South Acton Station.

Where to stay near Acton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 44 holiday rentals near Acton. From 19 Houses to 16 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Acton for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Hyde Park: 20 holiday homes
  • Roslindale: 37 holiday homes
  • West Roxbury: 16 holiday homes
  • Ward Two: 79 holiday homes
  • Riverside: 58 holiday homes

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

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

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Acton. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • South Acton Station: 351 holiday rentals
  • Theater III: 233 holiday rentals
  • Harvard University: 1,699 holiday rentals
  • Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House: 1,524 holiday rentals
  • Boston College: 1,628 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Acton listed on Stayz 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 Acton?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 19 Houses in Acton. Our other popular types of Acton holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 16 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 5 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 5 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Acton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 15 holiday homes with pool available in Acton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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