Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Needham

Learn about the unique charm of Needham with a stay in a holiday home rental. This welcoming city is known for its university setting, restaurants and sporting events. Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Fenway Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Needham

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Needham a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Fun and Games Family Entertainment Center (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • F1 Boston (11.2 mi / 18 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Needham

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Needham is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boston Public Garden (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Boston Common (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Walden Pond (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Arnold Arboretum (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Wayland Town Beach (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Needham

Fly into Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), the closest airport, located 7.3 mi (11.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), which is 12.8 mi (20.7 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Boston Needham Center Station, Boston Needham Junction Station and Boston Needham Heights Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay near Needham?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,380 holiday rentals near Needham. From 188 Houses to 1,106 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Needham for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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

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 Needham:

  • 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 Needham?

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

  • Boston Needham Center Station: 1,589 holiday rentals
  • Needham Bowlaway: 1,590 holiday rentals
  • Charles River Peninsula: 1,542 holiday rentals
  • Boston Needham Heights Station: 1,593 holiday rentals
  • Boston Hersey Station: 1,595 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 188 Houses in Needham. Our other popular types of Needham holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,106 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 26 holiday houses
  • Studios: 958 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 Needham?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 82 holiday homes with pool available in Needham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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