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Boston Travel Guide

Few cities in the U.S. can compete with Boston when it comes to history. Often recognized as the birthplace of the American Revolution, visitors can walk the city's old streets, visit key landmarks of the revolution and learn more about how America got its start.

Things to Do in Boston

Top activities in the city of Boston include catching a baseball game at the legendary Fenway Park, exploring the New England Aquarium, walking the Liberty Trail (a route through the city that shows you 16 sites that were critical in the days of the Revolution) and touring the Museum of Fine Arts. The Boston area is also home to some of the greatest universities in the world and many visitors tour the campuses of Harvard and MIT.

Best Places to Stay in Boston

Back Bay is excellent for doing a little shopping and dining out. The North End is home to narrow old streets, hidden alleys and delicious Italian food and pastry food shops. The South End is a hip area that gives visitors easy access to many of the downtown attractions. Downtown is bustling and offers plenty of hotel options.

Best Time to Visit Boston

The best time to visit Boston is in the late spring or the early fall. The changes of seasons are beautiful in Boston and the chilling cold of winter and thick heat of summer aren't quite as fun.

A Local's Guide to Boston Vacation Rentals

For travelers seeking a vacation destination full of culture and history, Boston should top of your list list. One of the most important cities in the history of the United States, one of America’s defining cultural centers, and home to three iconic sports teams, Boston, Massachusetts is the perfect location for any type of vacation.

Visitors to Boston can explore diverse neighborhoods, enjoy a sophisticated selection of performing arts and events, shop chic boutiques, and fall in love with the east coast cuisine.

History

Boston was one of the defining cities for much of the American Revolution. Today, the city has paid tribute to its noble past with an array of historic sites and monuments commemorating the important events that took place within the city. One of the best ways to experience the history of Boston is on the Boston Freedom Trail, a half-mile route full of historic information pretraining to the colonies fight for independence. Some of the trail’s highlights include Paul Revere’s House, the statue of Benjamin Franklin, and the site of the Boston Massacre.

Sports, Shopping, & Sites

If you’re a sports fan, you would be doing yourself a disservice if you don’t pay a visit to the iconic Fenway Park, home to the Boston Red Sox. Alternatively, stroll through the streets of the financial district, shop the historic Quincy Market, and visit the campus of the nation’s premier university, Harvard.

Price and Availability in Boston

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Boston is in July, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Boston is in the high season in October. Boston has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Boston tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Boston tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.

The Weather in Boston

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Boston. The hottest month in Boston is June, when temperatures peak at 98 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -2 ˚F. The wettest month in Boston is November with 9.26 inches of rain, while the driest month is May with 1.9 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Boston

Browse rentals from all the best providers including Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and others at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 4,312 rentals, hotels and other great places to stay while you enjoy Boston, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. If you are trying to save money, the lowest priced place to stay in Boston comes in at $10 a night. In general, an accommodation in Boston will cost you $183 per night.

Those needing to get some work finished during their trip to Boston can pick from 2,345 places to stay that include WiFi. We have 205 accommodations that come with breakfast included. You can keep up with your workout routine by staying at one of 304 accommodations that provide gym facilities. Driving to Boston? Then choose one of the 1,240 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 118 vacation rentals have a a pool or jacuzzi

AllTheRooms has 372 pet-friendly places to stay in Boston, so if you're traveling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

In Boston AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 5 providers, including 2,105 places to stay from Airbnb, 31 accommodations from Priceline and 31 places to stay from Agoda.

3,008 accommodations in Boston have been reviewed; 70% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 920 places to stay right now.

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