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Cambridge Travel Guide

On the other side of the Charles River from Boston is one of Massachusetts’ brainiest cities, Cambridge. Home to both Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge is more than just a home to academics. The city is also known as a growing hub for startups, businesses, and biotechnology.

Things to Do in Cambridge

If you’re visiting Cambridge, of course you should visit Harvard’s campus. Check out the Harvard Art Museums. Fogg Museum has art from the middle ages through present day, Busch-Reisinger Museum has art from German-speaking countries, and the Arthur M. Sackler Museum features Asian art. Off-campus, there is still plenty to do and see in the city. Visit the Longfellow House, former home to poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Head along the Charles River for a stroll or grab a bite at any of Cambridge’s unique restaurants.

Hang out on Harvard Square, the center of Cambridge business life, or wander next door to the iconic Harvard Yard. Cambridge tends to be full of students, professors, and creative, young professionals.

Best Time to Visit Cambridge

The best time to visit Cambridge is in the summer or fall for the best weather. Fall’s beautiful changing leaves are a definite draw to the city.

Price and Availability in Cambridge

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

The Weather in Cambridge

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Cambridge. The warmest months in Cambridge are June and May, when temperatures reach 98 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 5 ˚F. The wettest month in Cambridge is September with 6.52 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 2.16 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Cambridge

At AllTheRooms.com we have vacation rentals from all of the best providers - Airbnb, Agoda, Priceline and others. AllTheRooms has 870 rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Cambridge, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those wanting to save money, the cheapest place to stay in Cambridge is only $19 per night. A typical vacation rental in Cambridge costs on average $152 per night.

If you would like to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 699 accommodations in Cambridge that have WiFi. 72 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 25 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on getting to Cambridge by car, be sure to choose from 390 accommodations that provide parking. We track 3 accommodations that have a pool or jacuzzi.

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then make sure to choose one of the 54 pet-friendly accommodations available.

We combine a wide variety of Cambridge accommodations including vacation rentals, home stays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 3 providers, including 706 places to stay from Airbnb, 7 accommodations from Agoda and 4 places to stay from Priceline.

713 accommodations in Cambridge have been reviewed; 78% are rated excellent or good. 164 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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