One of the perks of a Boston apartment for rent is the location; there’s no shortage of activity in Massachusetts. From daytrips to nearby towns, to visiting local museums, attending an open-air festival, or enjoying some outdoor recreation, this area is brimming with staycation possibilities. Read on for our list of 7 places to explore near Altitude.
At your Altitude apartment you are just minutes from Boston, which means this daytrip destination is at the top of our list. The rich history, charm, and bustling activity of the city are a draw to most everyone, regardless of what experience you’re in search of.
2. Wompatuck State Park
Wompatuck State Park in Hingham is a great place to spend time in nature. The 3,500-acre park includes 12 miles of paved bicycle paths, as well as trails for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding, and a pond for fishing. There are also more than 400 campsites if you’re in need of a local overnight getaway to unwind and unplug.
3. Coastal Road Trip
Take a short but scenic road trip up the coast from Massachusetts to New Hampshire. Explore towns along the way like Rockport, Salem, Newburyport, and Portsmouth. Each one offers a unique experience and tourists can enjoy the beaches, historic downtown areas, festivals, museums, art galleries, shopping, dining, nightlife and more. All of these charming towns are located an hour or less from Altitude.
4. Boston Local Food Festival
The Sustainable Business Network of MA hosts the annual Boston Local Food Festival each September. This free outdoor festival features dynamic chef demos, lively music, and a seafood throw down competition, all while showcasing farmers, local restaurants, food trucks, and organizations focusing on healthy food and fitness from around New England.
5. Crane Estate and Beach
Crane Beach, considered the Northeast’s most spectacular beach, is not to be missed. The beach has miles of stunning shoreline, as well as trails and boardwalks through sand dunes and salt marsh. While there, be sure to tour Castle Hill on the Crane Estate. This grand seaside estate is rich in history and features meticulously landscaped grounds sloping down to the shore. A wide range of public programs are offered here throughout the year.
6. Middlesex Fells Reservation
Middlesex Fells Reservation, located in Stoneham, includes over 100 miles of trails for hiking or biking, in addition to fishing, kayaking, or canoeing at Spot Pond. If you want to make a full day of exploring this area, visit nearby Stone Zoo, which is home to hundreds of exotic animals.
Massachusetts is chock full of great museums and we couldn’t pick just one, but this list from Thrillist gives a complete compilation of all of your options. With suggestions like the Harvard Museum of Natural History, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, and the Institute of Contemporary Art, you really can’t go wrong.
For a true staycation, look no further than your own home at Altitude. Take advantage of the expansive pool area and state-of-the-art Club Altitude amenity center. You’ll find everything you need right outside the door of this Boston apartment for rent.
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