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Reviewed on 19 Oct 2018
Families will find kid-friendly activities in Waltham, and visitors give high marks for the university 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 Walden Pond, Harvard Square and Semitic Museum.
Well known for its festivals, the city's cultural venues include Lyman Estate, 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 holiday, you'll find 23 hotels and other accommodation options 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 Walden Pond, 6.3 mi/10.1 km from the heart of the city, and Harvard Square, which is 6.4 mi/10.3 km away.
To explore the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Waltham Station or Waltham Brandeis-Roberts Station. Waltham might not have as many public transport choices so consider a car rental to maximise your time.