Will this be your one-thousand-pictures holidays? From the natural to the cosmopolitan, and somewhere in between, your holiday in the Greater Boston area
– including Boston
- offers you a mix of activities to enjoy
, as well as a variety of options for your vacation rental accommodations. Stay in one of the condo rentals in the city, or cottages in the outlying areas
, instead of staying at a hotel. Book your Sunset Harbor Cruise
and view the islands. During the day, visit the national park of the Boston Harbor Islands
. Enjoy a guided tour of Greater Boston, either by bike or bus. From downtown Boston or Quincy
, fishing charters in Boston Harbor and the surrounding waters may be the origin of your best fishing story ever
. For an active and relaxing holiday, vacation rentals are ideal. Stock up your holiday home accommodation with groceries; your lodging will have all the amenities you need to prepare breakfast in your condo rental, or ski chalet rentals.
Discover hundreds of years of Greater Boston’s history
. Visit the Adams National Historical Park in Quincy. Harvard Square
, in Cambridge, was the center of abolitionist activity in the 19th Century, and famous for anti-war protests in the 20th Century. It is home to the oldest university in America. Over 370 years ago, the first printing press
in America arrived here and Stephen Daye set up shop. One thousand days in office, held by President John F. Kenney, can be viewed through the exhibits and presentations at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
in Boston. Browse the website of Owner Direct Vacation Rentals
to see what type of accommodation will be your holiday home accommodations for your Greater Boston stay. Staying in vacation rentals with a group of friends or family means there is room enough for everyone.
Hands-on, there is a fun-filled day of activity for you and your children at the multi-faceted Boston Children's Museum
- connecting you with environmental awareness, health and fitness, as well as culture and the arts. Be surrounded by the music of the Boston Civic Symphony
, founded in 1924 by the conductor and composer, Joseph Wagner. For young and old, the Museum of Fine Arts
in Boston is a feast for your eyes, with over 5,000 examples of paintings, furniture, decorative arts and paintings - including masterpieces from around the world. The advent of the automobile has shaped the way we live. Visit the oldest American collection of automobiles at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum
in Brookline. The rapidly expanding world of technology is based upon an exciting history of innovation. See the exhibitions of the MIT Museum
in Cambridge: Robots and Beyond, Holography, the Light Fantastic, Mechanical Engineering, and the Polaroid Collection.
Travel 10 miles from Boston, and you can enjoy skiing
at the Blue Hills
ski area. For the experienced or novice skier or snowboarder, this is your Greater Boston destination. Are your children between the ages of seven and 15?
Enroll them in five-day classes during the December and February school break. Choose a vacation rental for you skiing holidays. Cottages and chalet rentals are available for your family or friends. Head to the Mount Sunapee
ski area, just 90 minutes north of Boston. The Nashoba Valley
ski area is located about 20 miles northwest of Boston and there is a snow-tubing park
located about a half-mile down the road. Photos and details of vacation rentals can be found on the website of Owner Direct Vacation Rentals