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Medford Travel Guide

With a founding date of 1630, Medford wins the title of fourth oldest English Settlement in the United States. It has a modest population of just under 60,000 year-round residents, making it big enough to boast the sights and sounds of a large city, and the unoccupied green space of a small American town.

Things to Do in Medford

Guests hoping to enjoy outdoor sports can play a game of softball, soccer, or basketball on Tufts Park's outdoor sports facilities. They can also visit Wright's Pond to go swimming or sun tan on the sandy beach. Those with an appreciation for art can visit the Tuft University Art Gallery, and those who would rather get in touch with Medford's history can take a tour of the Isaac Royall House or Mistick Lodge.

Visitors can also take a yoga class at CorePower Yoga, spend an hour touring and tasting a variety of fine wines at Vine Cliff Winery, tune in for a live performing arts show at the Chevalier Theater, or go swimming at Tufts Pool- Medford’s biggest and most popular public swimming center.

Best Places to Stay in Medford

When it comes to vacations, Medford is a prime location for booking vacation rentals. The city is home to various condos, cottages, and full-size town homes that boast modern amenities kike wireless internet and large, fully furnished living spaces. Some rentals are even pet friendly, welcome furry friends of all shapes and sizes.

Best Time to Visit Medford

The best time to visit Medford is from June to September, as the weather is at its prime temperature-wise.

Best Events in Medford

Hosting an array of events each year, Medford knows how to put on a good celebration. A few of the most beloved events include the Medford Eats! Parade, the Holiday Tree Display, and the 4th of July Fireworks. There are also a number of Halloween, Easter, and heritage related celebrations.

Things to Do for Families in Medford

Nearby Boston offers a number of fun things for families to do including bowling, art classes, and swimming. Families can also visit the Museum of Science which offers a wide selection of interesting exhibits such as dinosaur fossils, and live butterflies.

Alternatively, take a journey into the human body or witness an electric lightning storm. Or visit the New England Aquarium to see animals of every kind from penguins to exotic sea dragons and lionfish, and large sharks. The best part, however, is the aquarium’s touch tank where visitors can hold and friendly creatures such as hermit crabs and starfish.

Price and Availability in Medford

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Medford tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Medford tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Medford is in August, while the cheapest month is in April. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Medford is in the high season in October. Medford has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Medford

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Medford. The warmest months in Medford are June and May, when temperatures reach 98 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 5 ˚F. The wettest month in Medford is September with 6.52 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 2.16 inches of rain.

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