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Families will find kid-friendly activities in Waltham, and visitors give high marks for the college vibe, top-notch restaurants, and fun sporting events. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its riverfront, festivals, and shopping. Around the area, top sights include Harvard Square, Fenway Park, and Boston Museum of Fine Arts.
The city is well known for its festivals and cultural venues like Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation and Rose Art Museum. University life is a highlight in the city and campuses to tour include Bentley College and Brandeis University. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Moody Street Historic District and National Archives at Boston.
As you plan your vacation, you'll find 18 hotels and other lodging accommodations to choose from in Waltham. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:
Outside the city, top places to visit include Harvard Square, 6.4 mi/10.3 km from the heart of the city, and Fenway Park, which is 8 mi/12.8 km away.
To explore the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Waltham Station or Waltham Brandeis-Roberts Station. Waltham might not have very many public transportation choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.