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Recent Boston reviews

  • Boston Vacation

    "Our group(5 couples) spent a week at this property it was great. House was very nice. Easy access to the subway about 5 t0 6 blocks but felt safe in the neighborhood walking around. If any complaints steps were a little noisey and need better shades on french doors in bedroom on main floor for privacy. Plenty of room in the main living space, really nice kitchen and deck area. Had a great time and price was good.Would Rent again from this owner in a heart beat."
    Guest: Iowans Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 6, 2014
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  • Nice apartment, but some room for improvement

    "Pros: +Clean +Big enough for 2 couples to share +Well equipped +Perfectly located +Booking via Bed and Breakfast Associates Bay Colony went quick and smooth; the contact people there, were super friendly and helpful and very motivated (great job) Cons: -Issues with the parking space: no clarity about how to access the garage (confusion about access hours); garage key was not available) - however problem was solved quickly with a few phone calls (this apartment was rented out for the first time so the owner forgot to mention the garage key to Bed and Breakfast Associates Bay Colony) Conclusion: Good price for quality! Without the parking issue, I would have rated the place with 5 stars. If you arrive with your car, book a parking space as street parking in Cambridge is horrible."
    Guest: Zemjo Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: May 15, 2015
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  • Comfortable and close to everything!

    "My husband and I had the most wonderful time staying at the very charming Apple of Boston! The owner made everything so easy for us from start to finish! The Apple of Boston is furnished with everything you will need, including a hair dryer:) We also enjoyed having the kitchenette in the unit. It was such an excellent experience! We absolutely loved Boston and hope to come back and stay here again!!! Thank you!"
    Guest: jjacqj Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: May 1, 2015
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  • Skinny House

    "Fabulous property, fabulous location. Very clean and well maintained. We will never stay in downtown Boston again. The Skinny House is surprisingly spacious and quiet inside. It's very well thought out because, I think, the owners once lived and raised children there themselves. There is lots of storage, a modern kitchen, and so many places to sleep. It's fun to watch Copp's Hill Burying Ground across the street day and night and to have strangers taking pictures of "your" house. The neighborhood is incredible--wonderful little stores and lots of opportunities to hear and speak Italian. We had a perfect stay. This is not a house for babies or for people who can't climb stairs. We are in our 70's and had no problem with the stairs, so age in and of itself should not affect one's decision about whether or not to rent. And, as veterans of the Freedom Trail, we did not want to walk it again as one does when educating children. It was much more fun to live the trail--to be able to go to the Copps Hill Burying Ground and look at graves a few at a time or to Faneuil Hall or to the Old North Church. It's also very easy to walk downtown or along the waterfront from the Skinny House. We came to Boston with a car, and while we did not drive it in town, parking in a nearby garage was easy and relatively affordable. It was less than 10 minutes to return the car to the airport. And the North Station "T" is close--very close, so you can easily go all over town from the house. If you can rent this house, don't miss out. Living there is a unique (in the best sense of the word) experience."
    Guest: sg Date of Stay: May 2015 Review Submitted: May 24, 2015
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Boston Travel Tips

Boston is full of history, perfectly situated on the East Coast and offers several sights the entire family will enjoy. From baseball games at Fenway Park to tours of the city where Revolutionary War soldiers once walked, you'll learn a lot while having fun.

Boston is one of America's oldest cities. It's beginnings date back to 1630, and Boston was a cradle of the American Revolution as Colonists fought to break away from British rule. With so much to offer vacationers, it's no surprise that Boston welcomes in millions of visitors this each year.

Boston Attractions

While visiting Boston, stop by the Tea Party Ships and Museum. You'll also get to see a live theatrical performance of a reenactment of the Boston Tea Party and an original 1773 tea crate from the most important event leading up to The American Revolution. Visitors can check out the Meeting House and hear the story of the night before the Boston Tea Party as well as first-hand accounts of the patriots who organized it. The museum also includes Griffin's Wharf, a 3D holographic experience taking you back to the streets of Boston in 1773. The kids will feel like patriots as they board restored tea party ships Eleanor and Beaver. For a truly unique look at history, don't leave without seeing the one of the oldest Boston artifacts, the Robinson Half Chest, which is one of only two known tea chests from the Boston Tea Party.

One of the most well-known attractions in this New England city is Fenway Park, the home of the Boston Red Sox. "America's Most Beloved Ballpark" offers tours and the chance to see where some of baseball's traditions originated. During a tour you'll view Pesky's Pole up close and even purchase tickets for a seat atop the Green Monster, a 37-foot tall wall in left field.

Take a break from sightseeing and enjoy lunch at the Boston Esplanade. This park sits alongside the Charles River and offers a pathway for walkers and cyclists as well as breathtaking views of the skyline. There are free concerts and public festivals throughout the summer months and the Esplanade is the perfect place for a picnic with the family.

For a more modern take on Boston, head to the Institute of Contemporary Art. This structure houses an eclectic mix of modern art and fun displays to spark your inner creativity. The museum was initially founded in 1936 as the Boston Museum of Modern Art.

You can get a picturesque view of Boston when you head to HarborWalk. This attraction is located on the waterfront and meanders through several neighborhoods such as Chelsea, North End, Downtown and Dorchester, giving you an inside look Boston's local life. This open space is home to several restaurants and is considered one of the city's best spots to visit.

Things to Do in Boston

The Freedom Trail: While staying in Boston, be sure to wander along the 2.5-mile long Freedom Trail. This brick lined route will take you to 16 historic sites that explore Boston's past and the city's part in the American Revolution. The trail starts at the Boston Common Visitors Center and ends at the USS Constitution in the Charlestown Navy Yard. Sites along the trail include the Massachusetts State House, Park Street Church, King's Chapel and Burying Ground, Old Corner Bookstore, the site of the Boston Massacre, the Bunker Hill Monument and the Paul Revere House.

Boston Children's Museum: For more than 100 years, the Boston Children's Museum has been providing family fun through innovative and meaningful exhibits. Your kids will love the hands-on activities and learning experiences focusing on science, culture, environmental awareness, health and fitness, and the arts. The Science Playground is a three-story structure and there are exhibits where the children can make art and even visit an authentic Japanese house.

Old State House: Boston was the heart of the American Revolution and the Old State House was the headquarters where patriots formed important ideas about American democracy. This is where America's forefathers, led by Samuel Adams, debated British rule and taxation while clashing with the Royal Governor. The Old State House is the oldest and most important public building in the city. It has been around for almost 300 years and was the site of the 1770 Boston Massacre. This is also where the Declaration of Independence was read for the first time, includes the red velvet suit worn by John Hancock when he was sworn in as governor as well as a vial of tea from the Boston Tea Party and a musket used at the Battle of Lexington.

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