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Recent South of Boston reviews

  • Great House on the Lake

    "We (3 couples) had a great time enjoying the view in the enclosed porch in the morning having our coffee. Well laid out house for 4 couples or a family with kids. 2 bedrooms upstairs with full bath and 2 bedrooms downstairs with full bath. Very clean with all the extras ( lots of wine glasses and 2 electric fireplaces if it gets cool at night. Near many golf courses, which was the reason we were down there. Owner was terrific to work with if you had any questions and a very reasonable rate. Thank you! Will be back!"
    Guest: Maureen Date of Stay: May 2015 Review Submitted: May 6, 2015
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  • Excellent location!

    "All I can say is wow! The views were amazing, the location is very close to local stores, and the owner is a very kind and thoughtful gentlemen! I would recommend this location to anyone who wants to visit the Plymouth MA area. We traveled all the way from Long Island and the trip was certainly worth it! The pictures only reflect 10% of the beauty! What a wonderful location!!!!!! We will definitely be returning :)"
    Guest: Ryan Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 29, 2014
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  • GREAT STAY/GREAT OWNERS

    "The owners of this great cottage are fantastic. They come over to say hello and show you all that the cottage offers. After that you don't hear from them other than "hey we're going to the store can we get you anything". The cottage was very spacious and well maintained. Everything you want or need is close by. The beach is just a 2 minute walk. They even provide beach chairs and skin boards for the kids. I would absolutely recommend this cottage and rent it again. Thank you for a great cottage."
    Guest: carrie c. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 9, 2014
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  • Extended stay at 3 Allen Drive, the perfect fit!

    "The combination of Ocean, Location, Home and Friendliness of owner was the best. We had an extended stay at 3 Allen drive due to a move, and I can honestly say it was perfect. The Ocean was within an eye shot of an incredible 3rd floor master bedroom, the location is located in a friendly, safe neighborhood and conveniently located to stores, services and Cape Cod. The home has 3 bedrooms, a large family room, perfect kitchen, and decks to view Manomet bay. The most impressive piece of my experience at this home was the welcoming assistance and direction of the property owner who is located at a nearby residence. Kathy Shram had every answer to our questions and has become a "new friend" in Plymouth. Great experience, great fun, great owner!"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: February 25, 2015
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South of Boston Travel Tips

Staying in South Shore Massachusetts Vacation Rentals

The area known as South of Boston is situated between Boston and Cape Cod. Known for its beautiful beaches and historic sites, it is a delightful place to spend a vacation in spring, summer or fall.

You can easily combine cultural visits around historic Plymouth with time at the beach. A vacation here means you can be as active or lazy as you please. Getting around and exploring the area is best done by car but vacation homes are available within walking or cycling distance of some of the beaches, shops and restaurants in this delightful area.

Whether you want to stay at a beach house or in a historic home, there is a South of Boston vacation home which is perfect for you. Flexibility is the main reason visitors choose to stay in a vacation home. Economy is another great reason to rent a cottage or vacation apartment in the area as it is much cheaper and more spacious than a hotel room. Comfortable living space and a well-equipped kitchen are all good reasons to choose a vacation rental when planning your visit to Massachusetts.

Things to do Around South of Boston Vacation Houses

The beach communities offer plenty of leisurely local activities for all ages and interests. Go shelling on the beach at Swansea, pick up fresh lobsters for dinner from Lee’s Wharf, go antique hunting, or enjoy walking and driving through the beautiful countryside. Whether you enjoy walking, boating, museums, hiking, dining out or shopping, this area has a little of everything.

Visitors to the area can stroll around the architecture of Harvard University, the oldest college in the U.S.A. or visit a theme park. Shopping in this area is excellent as there is no sales tax on certain items making them great bargains.

Getting to Massachusetts South Shore Cottages

The nearest airport to your South of Boston vacation home will be Logan International Airport in Boston. It is just seven miles from Hull, Massachusetts and has regular national and international flights daily.

Places to Visit Around Your South of Boston Vacation Rental

You could be forgiven for thinking you were in England when you look at the neighborhoods in Massachusetts. Swansea, Hull and Plymouth all take their names directly from the roots of the first settlers in the area and have a charming history to match.

Swansea is a delightful beach community with many quaint shops and independent businesses. Head for the Westport River Winery to take a tour of the vineyard and sample their wines.

The city of Boston is just 60 miles away and makes for a great day out. Follow the Freedom Trail, a line of red bricks which guides visitors around the main city sights. You can also cruise the Charles River or take a guided walking tour of the historic buildings.

New Bedford is a national park with a beautiful waterfront area, a whaling museum and plenty of boats trips and ferries to Martha’s Vineyard.

Historic Plymouth has Plymouth Rock, the landing site of the Puritan colonists; the replica of their ship, the Mayflower; and a model village of life for the early settlers, known as Plymouth Plantation.

The Weather South Shore, Massachusetts

One word can sum up the climate South of Boston--unpredictable. Boston has gorgeous sunny days and it has plenty of snow but the temperature can swing from one to the other in a matter of days so be prepared when you pack. Generally summers are hot and dry with temperatures around 82 F (28 C). Winters can be bitterly cold and snowy, with up to 42 inches of snow annually. Late spring is beautiful and the fall is known for its stunning New England foliage.

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