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Boston is a huge, thriving metropolitan area, and it is the sixth largest metropolitan community in the United States. From its rich history to its great cuisine and fabulous sports teams, there is much to love about the Boston area. When you stay in a Boston vacation home, you will be immersed in all that the area has to offer while also enjoying the conveniences of home. You can easily find a Boston vacation home that has great city views or a fabulous location close to top attractions as well as a kitchen, separate bedrooms and bathrooms, a garage or a dedicated parking area and more.
Boston is one of the most historic cities in the country, and it is filled with historical venues as well as cultural destinations that explore modern history and culture. From your Brookline vacation home, you can tour venues such as the Museum of Fine Arts, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Museum of Science, the Institute of Contemporary Art, the Old State House, the Boston Children's Museum, the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum and many other venues.
Shopping is a popular activity for many who are on vacation, and you may want to take home a few items for yourself or for your family and friends. You may be shopping for clothes, souvenirs or something else, and you can find what you are looking for at some of the top shopping destinations in the Boston area. From your Quincy home, you can head out to explore venues such as Harvard Square, the Shops at Prudential Center, Newbury Street, Cambridge Side Galleria, Copley Place Mall and the North End.
Boston is a foodie's paradise, and there are dozens of good reasons for this. While you may want to prepare some of your meals in the kitchen in your vacation home in the Boston area, you also want to spend some time dining out at some of the top restaurants in the area. There are several that you do not want to miss, and some of these include L'Espalia, Neptune Oyster, Toro, Atlantic Fish Company, Mistral, Mamma Maria, No. 9 Park, O Ya, Marliave, Sorellna, Coppa and others. Some of these are in high demand, so you may need to make a reservation for the date of your dining experience.
Boston is located on the coast of Massachusetts, so its climate is influenced by marine conditions. It has a continental climate, but there are some humid subtropical and humid continental tendencies. For travelers to the area, this means that there are many humid and rainy days, and the Boston area receives approximately 44 inches of rain and 44 additional inches of snow per year. The summers are mild with temperatures in the 70s to 80s most days, and the winters are cold with highs in the 30s and 40s. The area can receive severe storms from the tropics as well as from the north depending on the time of the year.
Because Boston is a huge hub for the region, it is easy to get into the area via plane, bus or car. The Boston Logan International Airport is located in the northeast section of the metropolitan area, and it is the main airport that serves the area. If you are traveling by bus or car, you can travel into the area via major roadways such as Interstate 93, Interstate 90, Highway 1 or Highway 2. There are also trains that connect you to other areas of the region, such as New York City and Washington DC.