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Waltham overview

Waltham is a friendly locale distinct for its festivals and museums, and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You'll find extensive bar and dining options. Spend a relaxing day at Boston Public Garden and Boston Common when the weather is nice. Make some time to see popular sights such as Boston College and Harvard Square. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Waltham is for you.

Where to stay in Waltham

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Waltham has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Waltham with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Waltham hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Waltham hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Waltham

Fly in to Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), 11.5 mi (18.6 km) from downtown Waltham.

Train stations include:
  • • Waltham Station
  • • Waltham Brandeis-Roberts Station

What to see around Waltham

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Alumni Stadium
  • • Agganis Arena
  • • Burlington Ice Palace
  • • Fenway Park
  • • Sky Zone
Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Artisans Asylum
  • • Franklin Park Zoo
  • • New England Aquarium
  • • Fun and Games Family Entertainment Center
  • • F1 Boston
Festivals and museums are highlights of the area, along with cultural places like:
  • • Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation
  • • Rose Art Museum
  • • Armenian Library and Museum of America
  • • Jackson Homestead and Museum
  • • National Heritage Museum
Take some time to explore campus or the area surrounding:
  • • Bentley College
  • • Brandeis University
  • • Andover Newton Theological School
  • • Boston College
  • • Harvard Law School
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Harvard Square
  • • Boston University
  • • Boston Museum of Fine Arts
  • • Hynes Convention Center
  • • Copley Place

When to visit Waltham

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 52°F day, 16°F night
  • April-June: 80°F day, 31°F night
  • July-September: 83°F day, 45°F night
  • October-December: 67°F day, 18°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 12.20 inches
  • April-June: 12.17 inches
  • July-September: 11.54 inches
  • October-December: 13.11 inches