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Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in South Boston

Enjoy the history and other features of South Boston. This romantic city is known for its island views, restaurants and beaches. Boston Convention and Exhibition Center and Faneuil Hall Marketplace are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in South Boston

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes South Boston a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Artisans Asylum (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • F1 Boston (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Salem Toy Museum (15 mi / 24.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of South Boston

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, South Boston is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boston Common (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Boston Public Garden (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Columbus Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Castle Island (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Charles River Esplanade (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around South Boston

Fly into Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), which is 12.4 mi (20 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around South Boston?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 385 holiday lettings around South Boston. From 325 flats & apartments to 27 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent Flats in South Boston?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK offers 325 Flats in South Boston. Our other popular types of South Boston holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 27 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 320 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 4 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in South Boston?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 16 holiday homes with pool available in South Boston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.