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Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Boston

Come and experience Boston and its history, museums and architecture. Well known for its local tours, sporting events and skyscrapers, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. For a bit of culture, visit USS Constitution Museum, Boston Museum of Fine Arts or Orpheum Theater. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Boston

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Boston a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • F1 Boston (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Salem Toy Museum (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Boston

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Boston is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boston Common (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Boston Public Garden (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Walden Pond (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Charles River Esplanade (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Boston National Historical Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Boston

Fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), which is 13.3 mi (21.5 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Boston North Station, Boston South Station and Boston-Back Bay Station are the main stations in the city. You can get around Boston by jumping on the metro at Government Center Station, State St. Station or Bowdoin Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Boston?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 948 holiday rentals around Boston. From 664 flats & apartments to 188 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Boston is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Boston?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Boston:

  • Roxbury: 56 holiday homes
  • South End: 394 holiday homes
  • Thompson Square / Bunker Hill: 59 holiday homes
  • Downtown Crossing: 233 holiday homes
  • Dorchester: 448 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Boston?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Boston. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • New England Aquarium: 997 holiday rentals
  • Boston Museum of Fine Arts: 950 holiday rentals
  • Black Falcon Cruise Terminal: 1,018 holiday rentals
  • Boston-Back Bay Station: 950 holiday rentals
  • Citi Performing Arts Center: 996 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Boston listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Boston?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 664 Condos/Apartments in Boston. Our other popular types of Boston holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 188 holiday houses
  • Studios: 625 holiday houses
  • Guest houses: 10 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Boston?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 33 holiday homes with pool available in Boston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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