Located in the heart of Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Waltham is a town with a rich history and plenty to offer those stopping by for a day or two. The city was a major center for activity in the American Industrial Revolution, so those interested in American history will enjoy uncovering some stories and unknown facts.
One of the best things to do in Waltham is to visit the various museums that are scattered throughout the town and offer an insight into its history. The Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation offers a fascinating glimpse to some of America’s best and most unique inventions. The DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park is a must-see for art lovers. The grounds contain over 2000 pieces of contemporary art and events with live music and extensive drink menus are often hosted on site.
Summer is no doubt the best time to visit Waltham. During this period, temperatures in Massachusetts are at their highest ranging between 70 and 80 degrees -- perfectly pleasant for walking around and exploring.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Waltham is in September, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Waltham is in the high season in June. Waltham has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Waltham tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Waltham tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Sundays.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Waltham. The hottest month in Waltham is July, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -9 ˚F. The wettest month in Waltham is April with 5.72 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 1.49 inches of rain.
Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, priceline, Homeaway and more. Waltham has 353 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Waltham comes in at $20 per night. On average, a place to stay in Waltham will cost you $141 per night.
If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 161 accommodations in Waltham that have WiFi. We have 30 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 39 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Waltham by car, be sure to choose from 134 accommodations that provide parking. 18 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 46 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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