Recent Massachusetts property reviews
"We were in town for my son's wedding and the lake house was absolutely perfect. It was 30 minutes from Tanglewood where the wedding was held, 5 minutes from my daughter-in-laws parents and grandparents house and close to all amenities. We really enjoyed relaxing at the lake with the family. We brought our own lawn chairs because we were traveling by car and that helped. I fully recommend the house for family gatherings."Guest: Shona T. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 27, 2014View listing
"We had a wonderful week at Golden Cottage. Nine family members had come together to celebrate Thanksgiving. The kitchen and dinning room with its wonderful views of the ocean is where we spent most of the time. We ate, drank, laughed and enjoyed each others company. The weather was wintry wild most of the time but we were toasty warm inside. The cooks in the group found the kitchen to function well and we were all treated to many culinary delights. At night we all slept well in surprisingly comfortable toasty warm beds. On the few good weather days, the young folks had a wonderful time hiking and exploring the surrounding area. We couldn't have asked for anything better."Guest: Peggy S. Date of Stay: November 2013 Review Submitted: December 12, 2013View listing
"Your home is located in an excellent and very peaceful area. We have enjoyed our stay so far and have been pleased with meeting neighbors and exploring the surrounding area. We feel remote and yet, close enough to civilization if we choose to go there. There are plenty of opportunities for walks, drives and kayaking. It is beautiful and peaceful."Guest: BE Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: May 5, 2014View listing
"The cottage was just as advertised. Clean, new kitchen and bath, short walk to the beach. Fabulous spot for a lovely weekend away."Guest: Lauren S. Date of Stay: August 2013 Review Submitted: September 7, 2013View listing
Massachusetts Travel Tips
Choice Massachusetts Vacation Houses
In Massachusetts, you can choose from a wide variety of vacation homes. Many of the rentals in the major cities such as Boston are apartments. Many of these are conveniently located near the city center and major tourist attractions. In Boston, there are also several houseboats available as rental homes. Cape Cod beach rentals are situated along some of the country's most beloved coastline for the perfect summer vacation. In the smaller towns and more rural areas, you may find some magnificent old Victorian-style homes available for rent. Often these are furnished with antiques and restored in a way that reflects their former glory. In some of the smaller villages, you may find quaint cottages set along a country lane or tucked among the trees. Warm fireplaces tend to keep them cozy and comfortable furnishings make you feel right at home. Whether you are planning a romantic getaway or cultural sightseeing tour, you can almost certainly find a vacation home to suit your personal style and budget.
Activities and Attractions near Massachusetts Cottages
Depending on where in Massachusetts you are staying, there are many attractions and activities. If you enjoy history, you can spend hours browsing the museums in Boston and surrounding areas. Even the smaller inland towns often have historical societies that maintain local museums. If you enjoy the outdoors then head to the mountain regions in the north or east. Here you can explore miles of mountain trails. There are both hiking and mountain biking routes so you can choose your favorite activity. In the winter months, you can head to some of the best ski resorts in New England and enjoy the top-quality ski runs available.
People Who Enjoy History Will Like Visiting Massachusetts
Many visitors to Massachusetts are from other major cities on the East Coast. It is conveniently located close enough to the big cities to be the ideal weekend break destination. It is a state with a rich cultural and historical heritage. Anyone who has an interest in American history will find it a fascination place to visit. There are numerous museums which detail various aspects of American life including art, writing, military history and constitutional history. There are also several battle sites and historic landmarks where famous personalities stayed and lived. It is also a state that is scenically very beautiful and for this reason, it attracts many artists and photographers. The fall colors are particularly striking in the autumn months. Boston is a cultural and academic hub of the nation. There is one of the highest concentrations of universities and colleges in the Boston Metropolitan area. Anyone with an academic interest will love visiting the college libraries and campuses.