Destination guide

Take in the riverfront beauty of Quincy

The area's churches and live music are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Quincy. This welcoming city is known for its restaurants, bars and shopping. Boston Convention and Exhibition Center and Boston Museum of Fine Arts are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Quincy

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Quincy has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • F1 Boston (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Rockland Golf Course (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Quincy

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Quincy is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boston Common (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Boston Public Garden (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Adams National Historic Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Wollaston Beach (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Boston Harbor Islands State Park (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Columbus Park (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Quincy

Fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.9 mi (12.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), which is 10 mi (16.1 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Quincy Center Station. You can see more of Quincy by catching a ride on the metro at Quincy Adams Station, Wollaston Station or North Quincy Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Quincy?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 797 holiday lettings around Quincy. From 538 flats & apartments to 172 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Quincy?

There are countless reasons to stay central when you're new to a city, but no one can argue with the number one draw — location, location, location! HomeAway has 123 city centre holiday homes available. After a different setting? See if any of our other properties float your boat. Our range here includes:

  • 48 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 42 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 41 oceanfront holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Quincy?

Forget about impersonal hotel rooms. Explore this destination from the comfort and convenience of your very own apartment. HomeAway has 262 for you to browse through here. How does £29 a night sound? That's what you're looking at spending if you don't leave it too long! If that doesn't match your squad's taste, we have a range of other self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • House: 148 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £38 per night.
  • Hotel: 138 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £21 per night.
  • Condo: 80 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £58 per night.

Can I stay in Quincy in a large group?

Whether you're taking off on a break with the extended fam or spending a few nights away with your old school mates, it's always heaps of fun being in a new place together! And the best news is that HomeAway has options that'll suit. Why not have a squiz at the 32 apartment holiday rentals available here? They're the top option for big groups of travellers. Rental properties around here that are perfect for large groups include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we offer 88 rental properties ideal for that size. Book a night for as little as £69.
  • Looking for a holiday rental for 5 people? We have 73 that will serve you well. You can get one for as little as £50 a night.
  • Seeking out rental properties catering to 8 guests? You'll be glad to hear we have 48 that'll be ideal. You can secure one for as little as £64 a night.

You and all your buddies will be well looked after when you plan your Quincy holiday with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Quincy?

Friends become our chosen family. Renew the connections with the ones you hold dear and organise a budget-friendly stay with HomeAway. When it comes to seeking out a great deal, your first port of call ought to be Jamaica Plain. Here, HomeAway has 157 holiday rentals at an average price of £218 a night. Another 167 HomeAway holiday rentals are on offer in or around Charlestown. With an average price of £227 per night, you're sure to get a deal worth boasting to your friends about.

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