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Highlights in Boston

  • Historic attractions
  • Fall colors
  • Great sporting venues
  • Cultural events

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Boston Vacation Rentals

The perfect vacation home in Boston

The New England city of Boston is the ideal destination for city breaks or longer holidays. Whether your tastes run from bijou studios for two, to traditional timber-clad family houses or stunning modern apartments with great city views we're sure to have the ideal rental home for you. You can choose to be right on the beach or enjoy a balcony or enjoy a city center view from your balcony.

A taste of New England with your rental home

Whatever your reasons for visiting Boston choosing a vacation home gives you the freedom to set your own timetable and itinerary. Every vacation rental in our selection has all the comforts of a home from home as well as being fully equipped with everything you need for cooking up delicious meals.

Vacationing in Boston

A city with plenty to do

Boston is the state capital of Massachusetts in the eastern region of New England. It has the distinction of being one of the most historic and distinguished cities in the US and whether you're staying for two days or two weeks you'll never be short of attractions to visit and activities to enjoy.

Arriving in Boston

This large city is split into sixteen diverse districts that range from upmarket Back Bay and Beacon Hill to diverse Dorchester and the excellent Italian restaurants of North End. Many of the districts were once towns and villages that have been absorbed into the city. Boston has excellent road links with the rest of the US as well as a gateway through Boston Logan International Airport.

Great public transport

Boston is well served by Metro, subway and bus services, as well as by commuter trains and river shuttles. On city exploring days, leave your car at your rental home and take public transport. When you want to get out and about into the beautiful countryside that surrounds the city or explore the coastline then a rugged 4x4 is perfect.

George Washington Statue
George Washington Statue

Activities

The cultural life of Boston

Boston has dozens of museums and galleries ranging from the Museum of Fine Arts to an exploration of ideas at the MIT Museum. Children will enjoy the Boston Children's Museum or the New England Aquarium.

Boston for sports lovers

Boston loves its sport. You can dip into games of basketball with the Celtics, baseball with the Red Sox or football with the New England Patriots.

History in Boston

As one of the oldest towns in America, Boston is a great destination for history lovers. Take the Freedom Trail Walking Tour or shop in the historic Faneuil Hall or Quincy Market.

Beacon Hill, Boston
Beacon Hill, Boston

Top 5 things to do in Boston

1. Boston Harbor

Take a boat tour of the busy Boston Harbor or use it as a starting point for a whale-watching trip.

2. The Bunker Hill Monument

The Bunker Hill Monument and Museum commemorate the Battle of Bunker Hill one of the first skirmishes in the American Revolutionary War. This was one of the first monuments ever erected in the {{United States}{ID}}.

3. Castle Island

Castle Island with its Fort of Independence lies on the shore of Boston Harbor. Exhibitions detail the history of the fort and island while the surrounding parkland makes a pleasant escape from the bustle of the city.

4. Boston Garden and Public Garden Swan Boats

Boston Common was the first public park in {{America}{ID}} and the young at heart of all ages will enjoy a leisurely ride in the pretty swan boats that have been a feature here since the 1870s. In the winter you can skate on Frog Pond.

5. Harvard Square and the University Buildings

No visit to Boston is complete without a stroll around the genteel site and campuses of Harvard University, one of the most famous higher education institutions in the world.

Boston is truly a city of firsts! Home to the first public park and the first public beach in the US, as well as the world's first Subway and Dunkin' Donuts.

Useful Information

Climate

Boston summers are enjoyable and to be sure of the best weather visit between May and September. If you want to catch the stunning colors of a New England fall then these are at their best from mid-October when the days can be crisp and sunny. Snowfall in Boston is unpredictable and can arrive anytime from November to February.

Annual Events

Boston has a large population of Irish extraction guaranteeing that St. Patrick's Day on March 17th is always going to put on a lively show. The events of Independence Day on the 4th July traditionally culminate with a Boston Pops concert on the Esplanade of the Charles River.