Belmont is within easy reach of a diverse collection of Boston’s attractions. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s to-do list is the fabulous National Archives at Boston and the iconic Uncle Sam Memorial Statue. Two other worthy points of interest that are located within a short distance of Belmont are the Mount Auburn Cemetery and the Somerville Theatre.
Harvard Square, no doubt one of the country’s most iconic attractions lies just 3 miles (5 kilometers) away.
Spend time in the center of Boston. You can’t miss the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Common and Copley Place.
Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a great vacation choice. There are many excellent places where you can spend a few hours including the Harvard Museum of Natural History in Cambridge, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and the National Heritage Museum in Lexington. Visit the Harvard University Art Museums in Cambridge, to get your fix of art.
When it’s time to take a break from the noisy streets of Boston, head to one of the many nearby outdoor areas. Leave the busy streets behind and enjoy the sounds of children playing in local parks and gardens such as Royall Park in Medford.
When it’s time to rest your weary head after enjoying the charms of Belmont, check in to one of the area's many bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Crowne Plaza Boston - Newton, the Charles Hotel, Cambridge, or the Hotel Veritas, Cambridge.