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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 hottest month in Cambridge is June, when temperatures peak at 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 your favorite providers - Airbnb, Agoda, Priceline and more. We have 870 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Cambridge ranging from low-cost options to luxury places to stay. If you are trying to save money, the cheapest place to stay in Cambridge comes in at $19 a night. An average rental in Cambridge costs on average $152 per night.

If you need internet access during your time in Cambridge, then you can choose from over 699 places to stay that have WiFi internet. 72 places to stay include a breakfast. You can maintain your workout regime by staying at one of 25 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Cambridge, you'll want to pick from 390 places to stay that provide parking. We have 3 vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.

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

In Cambridge AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 3 providers, including 706 places to stay from Airbnb, 4 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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