Where to stay around Boston?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,605 holiday lettings near Boston. From 254 Houses to 241 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Boston is on HomeAway.

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 accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Boston:

  • Jamaica Plain: 162 holiday homes
  • Dorchester: 146 holiday homes
  • Central-Maverick Square / Paris Street: 94 holiday homes
  • Roslindale: 41 holiday homes
  • East Boston: 113 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Cambridgeside Galleria: 1,704 holiday lettings
  • Fenway Park: 1,703 holiday lettings
  • Boston College: 1,641 holiday lettings
  • Courageous Sailing Center: 1,716 holiday lettings
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology: 1,703 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Boston listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in Boston?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 254 Houses in Boston. Our other popular types of Boston holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 241 self catering accommodations
  • Houseboats: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 5 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent downtown rentals in Boston?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 271 downtown rentals in Boston. You have also many other possibilities in Boston area, including:

  • Waterfront rentals: 63 holiday rentals
  • Beach rentals: 56 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Boston?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 105 holiday homes with pool available in Boston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday home, apartment, house, condo or houseboat in Boston, Massachusetts your home away from home

    The largest and best known and loved city in the beautiful New England region of the United States is Boston. The city is the capital of Massachusetts and is situated in the far east of the USA, by the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Boston has a long and important history and is one of the oldest cities in the USA, with countless attractions on offer to visitors who are staying in Boston holiday homes and apartments. This is an excellent holiday destination for families and couples who like to have lots to see and do while on holiday!

    Things to do on holiday in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

    When you holiday in an apartment in Boston there are countless things you can do. Boston is a beautiful city with some great parks where you can enjoy walks, picnics, swimming, camping and fishing, such as at the Boston Harbor Islands State Park. The Freedom Trail is popular with visitors as it’s a self guided tour that takes you around historic parts of the city via a trail of red bricks and stops at sights such as the Old State House, and the site of the Boston Massacre. Other places to walk include the oldest public arboretum in North America, Arnold Arboretum, or visit the Boston Common and Public Gardens where you can ride on Swan Boats, and after a fun-filled day visit the famous Cheers bar just across the street from the park!

    Talking of bars, Boston has a bustling nightlife with many lively bars and pubs, and with so many excellent restaurants in the city you probably won’t want to cook your own meals at your Boston holiday home!

    Places to visit on holiday in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

    Boston is well known for its many great museums though you may need to spend several weeks staying in an apartment in Boston to be able to visit them all! The Museum of Fine Arts if the city’s largest art museum, though there are numerous other art museums in Boston too. New England Aquarium is a popular attraction too and features one of the largest fish tanks in the world, or for nature of a different kind visit the Franklin Park Zoo.

    Boston holiday rentals are also perfectly located to be able to enjoy some of the best of New England. Use your apartment in Boston as a base for exploring the beautiful New England coast.

    The weather in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

    Being a city there is plenty to see and do in Boston throughout the year so a visit to a holiday home in Boston can be enjoyed at any time of the year. Summers are warm to hot with average highs of around 28°C (82°F) in July and August. Spring is cool to mild, depending on the month, and of course autumn is a great time to visit if you ant to enjoy the famous ‘fall colours’. Winters can be quite cool and generally Boston experiences snow.

    Flights to Boston, Massachusetts, USA

    Apartments and holiday homes in Boston are easy to get to with the region’s main airport being situated in the city. Boston’s Logan International Airport serves world-wide scheduled airlines including British Airways, and Virgin Atlantic.

    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)

    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)