Destination guide

Head to the scenic city of Watertown

The riverfront and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Watertown. Well known for its restaurants, shopping and bird watching, this scenic city won't disappoint. Harvard Square and Fenway Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Watertown

Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Watertown a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Fun and Games Family Entertainment Center (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • F1 Boston (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Watertown

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

  • Boston Public Garden (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Boston Common (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Walden Pond (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Prospect Hill Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Royall Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Back Bay Fens (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Watertown

The nearest airport is in Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), located 8.1 mi (13 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), which is 8.6 mi (13.8 km) away.

Where to stay near Watertown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,237 holiday rentals near Watertown. From 111 Houses to 1,054 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Watertown for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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

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 Watertown:

  • Hyde Park: 20 holiday homes
  • Back Bay: 655 holiday homes
  • Chinatown: 369 holiday homes
  • Downtown Crossing: 350 holiday homes
  • South End: 746 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 Watertown?

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

  • Armenian Library and Museum of America (ALMA): 1,654 holiday rentals
  • New Repertory Theatre: 1,694 holiday rentals
  • Harvard University: 1,704 holiday rentals
  • Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House: 1,520 holiday rentals
  • Salem Pioneer Village 1630: 2,001 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 111 Houses in Watertown. Our other popular types of Watertown holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,054 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 21 holiday houses
  • Studios: 917 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Watertown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 68 holiday homes with pool available in Watertown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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