Destination guide

The riverfront setting of East Cambridge is ready to explore

The area's museums and architecture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to East Cambridge. Travellers especially like the riverfront, skyscrapers and shopping in this cosmopolitan and scenic city. TD Garden and Boston Public Garden are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in East Cambridge

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes East Cambridge a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • F1 Boston (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Salem Toy Museum (14.3 mi / 22.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in East Cambridge

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, East Cambridge is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boston Public Garden (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Boston Common (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Walden Pond (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Charles River Esplanade (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Prospect Hill Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Boston National Historical Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around East Cambridge

The nearest airport is in Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), located 3.1 mi (5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), which is 12.4 mi (20 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Lechmere Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay near East Cambridge?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 178 holiday rentals near East Cambridge. From 12 Houses to 153 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 near East Cambridge is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to East Cambridge?

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 East Cambridge:

  • 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 East Cambridge?

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

  • Charles Hayden Planetarium: 1,715 holiday rentals
  • Longfellow Bridge: 1,715 holiday rentals
  • Cambridgeside Galleria: 1,715 holiday rentals
  • Cambridge Center Roof Garden: 1,714 holiday rentals
  • Lechmere Station: 1,716 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around East Cambridge 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 East Cambridge?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 12 Houses in East Cambridge. Our other popular types of East Cambridge holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 153 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 3 holiday houses
  • Studios: 117 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in East Cambridge?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 14 holiday homes with pool available in East Cambridge. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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