Destination guide

Head to the exciting city of East Boston

Experience the unique character of East Boston with a stay in a vacation home rental. This city's skyscrapers, restaurants and horse racing attract many visitors, and its cosmopolitan and scenic location add to the charm. USS Constitution Museum and Faneuil Hall Marketplace are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around East Boston

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that East Boston has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • New England Aquarium (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • F1 Boston (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Salem Toy Museum (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in East Boston

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, East Boston is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boston Common (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Boston Public Garden (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Belle Isle Marsh Reservation (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Boston National Historical Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Castle Island (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around East Boston

Fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), the closest airport, located 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), which is 15.3 mi (24.6 km) away.

You can see more of East Boston by catching a ride on the metro at Wood Island Station, Airport Station or Orient Heights Station.

Where to stay around East Boston?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 96 vacation rentals near East Boston. From 8 Houses to 69 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near East Boston for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to East Boston?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in East Boston:

  • Marshfield: 360 vacation rentals
  • North End: 405 vacation rentals
  • Back Bay: 620 vacation rentals
  • Beacon Hill: 451 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 635 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to East Boston?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in East Boston. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Airport Station: 1,696 vacation rentals
  • Maverick Station: 1,681 vacation rentals
  • Wood Island Station: 1,697 vacation rentals
  • Boston Common: 1,673 vacation rentals
  • Fenway Park: 1,147 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in East Boston?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 8 Houses in East Boston. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in East Boston include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 69 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 58 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in East Boston?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in East Boston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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