Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Melrose

The area's monuments and live music are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Melrose. This city's sporting events, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. USS Constitution Museum and TD Garden are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Melrose

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Melrose a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Salem Toy Museum (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Salem Willows Park (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Andover Bird Sanctuary (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Melrose

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Melrose is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boston Common (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Boston Public Garden (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Walden Pond (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Prankers Pond (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Breakheart Reservation (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Logan Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Melrose

The nearest airport is in Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), located 6.6 mi (10.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), which is 11.6 mi (18.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Melrose Cedar Park Station, Melrose Wyoming Hill Station and Melrose Highlands Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Melrose?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 548 holiday rentals around Melrose. From 115 Houses to 369 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Melrose is on Stayz.

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

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 Melrose:

  • Dorchester: 284 holiday homes
  • Thompson Square / Bunker Hill: 47 holiday homes
  • South End: 193 holiday homes
  • Jamaica Plain: 34 holiday homes
  • Cambridgeport: 33 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 Melrose?

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

  • Melrose Wyoming Hill Station: 682 holiday rentals
  • Melrose Cedar Park Station: 691 holiday rentals
  • Melrose Highlands Station: 686 holiday rentals
  • Harvard University: 692 holiday rentals
  • Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House: 569 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Melrose 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 Melrose?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 115 Houses in Melrose. Our other popular types of Melrose holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 369 holiday houses
  • Villas: 2 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 3 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Melrose?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 27 holiday homes with pool available in Melrose. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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