Vacation Rentals in Cambridge (MA)

Vacation Rentals in Cambridge (MA)

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Popular Vacation Rentals in Cambridge (MA)

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$202
per night
Vacation rental for 6 people, with pets
6 pers.3 bedrooms990ft²2.3mi to the beach
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$256
per night
Vacation rental for 4 people
4 pers.2 bedrooms1,055ft²2.3mi to the beach
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$165
per night
Vacation rental for 3 people, with pets
3 pers.1 bedroom2.5mi to the beach
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$148
per night
Vacation rental for 2 people, with balcony, with pets
2 pers.1 bedroom764ft²3.4mi to the beach
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$157
per night
Vacation rental for 2 people, with balcony
2 pers.1 bedroom764ft²3.4mi to the beach
FREE cancellation
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$294
per night
Vacation rental for 2 people, with pets
2 pers.1 bedroom657ft²2.3mi to the beach
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Vacation Rentals in Cambridge (MA)

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$147
per night
Vacation rental for 2 people
2 pers.1 bedroom710ft²1.7mi to the beach
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$208
per night
Vacation rental for 6 people
6 pers.3 bedrooms990ft²2.3mi to the beach
FREE cancellation
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$204
per night
Vacation rental for 4 people, with pets
4 pers.2 bedrooms1,109ft²2.3mi to the beach
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$75
per night
Bed and breakfast for 2 people, with garden and view
2 pers.1 bedroom86ft²3.1mi to the beach
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4.3
(617 reviews)
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$150
per night
Bed and breakfast for 2 people
2 pers.1 bedroom0ft²2.8mi to the beach
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4.3
(284 reviews)
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$100
per night
Vacation rental for 2 people, child-friendly
2 pers.1 bedroom4,844ft²2.4mi to the beach
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3.0
(19 reviews)
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Pet-friendly Vacation Rentals

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$157
per night
Vacation rental for 2 people, with pets
2 pers.1 bedroom4,844ft²2.4mi to the beach
FREE cancellation
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$140
per night
Vacation rental for 2 people
2 pers.1 bedroom4,844ft²2.4mi to the beach
FREE cancellation
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$197
per night
Vacation rental for 2 people
2 pers.1 bedroom4,844ft²2.4mi to the beach
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Vacation Rentals with Pool

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$124
per night
Vacation rental for 6 people, with pool, with pets
6 pers.3 bedrooms2.6mi to the beach
FREE cancellation
3.3
(12 reviews)
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$144
per night
Vacation rental for 2 people, with pool, with pets
2 pers.1 bedroom581ft²3mi to the beach
FREE cancellation
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$146
per night
Vacation rental for 2 people, with pool, with pets
2 pers.1 bedroom581ft²3mi to the beach
FREE cancellation
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Vacation Rentals with Internet

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$155
per night
Vacation rental for 2 people, with pets
2 pers.1 bedroom4,844ft²2.4mi to the beach
FREE cancellation
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$213
per night
Vacation rental for 2 people, with pets
2 pers.1 bedroom4,844ft²2.4mi to the beach
FREE cancellation
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$339
per night
Vacation rental for 4 people, with pets
4 pers.2 bedrooms1,249ft²2.6mi to the beach
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Highlights Cambridge (MA)

  • Near to metropolitan city
  • Outdoor activities
  • Hiking trails
  • Museum-lovers destination
  • Family vacation
  • Historical attractions
  • University town

Most popular in Cambridge (MA)

Pool 1
Internet 25
Pets allowed 7
Balcony/Terrace 3
TV 24
Air conditioning 23

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$346
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Vacation rentals in Cambridge

Magnificent rental locations in Massachusetts

Plan your next vacation in the city of Cambridge, part of the Boston metropolitan area and located in the state of Massachusetts. Being the fifth most populous city in the state, with a population of 105, 162 inhabitants, the city of Cambridge is perfect for whoever is looking for a more relaxing destination. The city is situated north of Boston, right across the Charles River, and it was named after the University of Cambridge in England. This city is the residence of some of the top schools in the nation, including Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Hult International Business School. Moreover, Kendall Square is known as the most innovative square mile in the world because of its high concentration of successful startups. Nonetheless, the importance of this city started many years ago in 1630. The location of the city was chosen because of being situated upriver from the Boston Harbor, making it easily defensible from enemy ships. Besides its rich history, notoriety in the fields of education and innovation, the city is also known for its beautiful landscape and architecture.

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You will be able to find plenty of vacation rentals in Cambridge. Depending on your preference, you could choose a property closely located near the center where you can fully enjoy the bars and restaurants, or a property situated closer to the river and the natural landscapes of the area. Imagine sipping on your coffee while observing the hills surrounding the area from your balcony, inviting your friends over to your rooftop terrace for a barbecue or a pool party, maybe even having your breakfast at the corner café outside your city center property. These and many more opportunities are waiting for you in Cambridge.

Vacations in Cambridge

How to get there and what to do

Discover the history of Massachusetts

Being closely located to Boston, Cambridge can be easily accessible with plenty of transportation modes. If you wish to travel to Cambridge by plane, the closest largest airport will be the Logan International Airport in Boston. Not only does this airport cater for most of the main airlines in the nation, such as Delta and American Airlines, but it also offers shuttle buses that go directly into Cambridge. However, you will also have smaller airports available, the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport and the T.F. Green Airport. If you wish to make your journey by train, the Amtrak can be found in the nearby Boston train station which provides routes to many east coast cities. Furthermore, the journey is also feasible by bus with Greyhound, as well as by car. Once you arrive at the destination, you will be dazzled by the architecture, the cobblestone streets, and the greenery around the area.

Where to eat in Cambridge

You will be surprised by the number of restaurants and the diversity in the culinary scene of this city. For a unique experience at a fine dining restaurant, head over to Pagu. Besides the eclectic atmosphere of walls filled with pictures of pugs, this restaurant provides you with rare Japanese-Spanish fusion cuisine. You will be able to indulge in uni toast, squid ink oyster bao, black cod with smoked cedar and many more dishes. If you want to try the local cuisine, head to Waypoint. This restaurant is quite popular among the locals. You will be able to try various signature cocktails and more importantly, their exciting seafood platters. Some of the favorites are the uni bucatini and the octopus meatballs.

Travelers and activities

Cambridge for outdoor activities

Cambridge has prime location for anyone that loves outdoor activities. Whether you enjoy hiking, kayaking, canoeing or biking, you will find that all these are possible to do in the city. Head over to the Charles River for the best outdoor location in the city. This massive river that cuts through the middle of Cambridge is the perfect spot to rent a canoe or a sailboat and view the city from the waterside. If you want to stay on land you can also use one of the walking and bike paths or just catch a college rowing or sailing race. Another ideal spot in the city for outdoor activities is Memorial Drive. Here you can go with your friends and throw a Frisbee around, lay on the grass and read a book or just have a nice afternoon picnic.

Cambridge for families

Here are some fun activities to enjoy with your family during your trip to Cambridge. During the warmer months, bring your kids to one of these two child-friendly communal pools, the Francis J. McCrehan Memorial Swimming and Wading Pool or the Veterans Memorial Swimming Pool. Both places have Olympic size pool, as well as smaller pools for kids. For a leisure ride around the river, go on the Charles Riverboat, you and your family will be able to admire the city from the river and learn all you need to know about Cambridge with the guided tour.

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Top 5 travel tips for Cambridge

1. Harvard Art Museum

While visiting Cambridge, passing by Harvard’s campus should be on your list. However, while you are there, check out the university’s art museum. The museum itself is divided into three areas, the first one opened in 1896. You will be able to find exhibits on Western artwork that date to the Middle Ages.

2. The American Repertory Theater

This theater company can also be found located at Harvard University. Created in 1980, this theater produces anything from new American dramas to musicals. The theater has won numerous Tony Awards and Pulitzer Prizes.

3. Harvard Museum of Natural History

Dive into history by exploring over 12000 different natural specimens. You will be able to find dinosaurs, meteorites, gems and fossils while visiting this extraordinary museum.

4. Fresh Pond Reservation

To take a break from all the cultural and historical activities, visit this lake for a nice little stroll in the sun. This is a 155-acre lake with trails that span 2 miles around it.

5. Longfellow House

Visit the former residence of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, an American poet from the 1800s. This residence is now registered as a National Historic Site, you will be able to take a guided tour and learn all about it.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Cambridge (MA)

What was the average price for a vacation rental in Cambridge in 2020, during the corona crisis?

Cambridge is one of the most expensive cities in the USA. For a stay here you pay around $379.99 per night.

During which months can you find the best price for vacation rentals in Cambridge?

Those who want to save as much as possible visit Cambridge in January, December, and February, which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of $250.45, $260.92, and $266.72 per night, respectively, based on data collected in 2020.

When does the price of vacation rentals in Cambridge go up the most?

When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in Cambridge, the months when it is most expensive are, in order of highest to lowest, June, July and August, with average prices per night of $539.74, $474.18, and $457.85, respectively.

Is Cambridge a good location for a last-minute getaway?

If you decide to put Cambridge on your bucket list, we recommend planning your visit ahead of time because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average of 84% of rentals booked in the year 2020.

What are the best months for a last-minute getaway?

The most available months are, on average, April (with an availability of 23%), May (20%), and September (19.5%), according to the trends observed in 2020.

When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in Cambridge?

Vacation rentals in Cambridge reach their peak in demand in February, with an availability rate of 10.6%. The second most requested month is October, with 13.2%, and the third is January with 13.5%.

How many vacation rentals are there in Cambridge?

Holidu offers around 620 accommodations in Cambridge from 5 different partners, so find the perfect type of accommodation you are looking for. You can count on us!

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