Destination guide

Head to the elegant city of Boston

The parks and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Boston. Travelers appreciate the restaurants in this welcoming city. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Boston

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Boston a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gadino Cellars (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Little Washington Winery (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Old House Vineyards (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Early Mountain Vineyards (16.4 mi / 26.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Boston

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

  • Thorton Gap Entrance Shenandoah (12.8 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Stony Man (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Dark Hollow Falls (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Elkwallow Picnic Area (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Boston

The nearest airport is in Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.), located 46.6 mi (74.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Boston?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 65 vacation rentals near Boston. From 24 Houses to 4 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 Boston for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Shenandoah River State Park: 252 vacation rentals
  • Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park: 360 vacation rentals
  • Marterella Winery: 83 vacation rentals
  • Little Washington Winery: 293 vacation rentals
  • Culpeper Station: 92 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Boston?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 24 Houses in Boston. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Boston include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 21 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Boston?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 25 vacation rentals with pool available in Boston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.