Whether you are looking for a little staycation spot to bring the kids, or you are visiting Boston from out of town, we’ve got the perfect rentals in Boston for you. These family-friendly vacation rentals offer great locations, unique stays and both city and suburb locations, all at prices much lower than hotels. Please note, prices listed were valid at the time of publication but rates can fluctuate at different times of the year. Scroll on to see our top picks in the Boston area. 

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North Andover Stunner

You'll definitely feel the New England vibes of this 4-bed, 3-bath house located in the quiet hamlet of North Andover. Enjoy the pool and hot tub while you are grilling and then take on the kids in a game of volleyball or badminton. There's a children's park just a short walk away and don't miss a stop at Cows Rock for ice cream. 

Sleeps: 8
Cost: $600/night
Online: airbnb.com/rooms/24250099

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Glouchester Ocean View Retreat

Live life to the fullest at this 20-acre property with ocean views. The nearby conservation land is perfect for hikes and the coast is just a 10-minute drive away. Heat up the pool and spend the night swimming. What more could you want? 

Sleeps: 9
Cost: $1,160/night
Online: airbnb.com/rooms/43423157

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Downtown Boston Brownstone

Get a real feel for the city in this 2,000-sq ft brownstone located in the Bay Village neighborhood of Boston. You'll be just a short walk to the Boston Common where you can take a ride on the swan boats and have a picnic. The listing includes one parking spot nearby (a premium in the city!). 

Sleeps: 10
Cost: $313/night
Online: airbnb.com/rooms/11866651

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4-Story Charlestown Home

You'll love this location in Charlestown as there's tons to do nearby and public transit close by as well. The property underwent a huge renovation recently and you'll find a lovely kitchen and upgrades all around. Ourdoor space includes a deck and grassy area. 

Sleeps: 8
Cost: $950/night
Online: airbnb.com/rooms/44203028

Rad Pad in Roxbury

This adorable 2-story, 2-bedroom home in Roxbury offers conveniences that families will love. The gourmet kitchen is fully stocked with all the kitchen items you'll need to cook up a meal for your family. There's free street parking and the house is very close to the T station for rides into the city. 

Sleeps: 7
Cost: $313/night
Online: airbnb.com/rooms/42833001

South Boston Home with Roof Deck

Enjoy the modern sophistication of this South Boston gem that's just a four-minute walk to the beach. You'll have two private parking spaces available for your use during your stay. The home includes four bedrooms and 3.5 baths—plenty of space for everyone. There's even a gym in the finished basement and a washer/dryer.

Sleeps: 8
Cost: $669/night
Online: airbnb.com/rooms/40971193

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Dorchester Duplex That Can Sleep a Crowd

This duplex is a great option for an extended family vacation or a spot for multiple families to gather. You'll have plenty of room for guests to sleep, two chef's kitchens and two private decks, smart TVs and surround sound. On-street parking is available.

Sleeps: 23
Cost: $548/night
Online: airbnb.com/rooms/41709226

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Spacious Quincy Beach House

Across street from beautiful Wollaston Beach, this house is ready for your next visit to Boston. You'll have stunning ocean and Boston skyline views and tons of restaurants within a mile walk away. Hop on the red line to the city or jump on the freeway to get there in less than 10 minutes. 

Sleeps: 8
Cost: $300/night
Online: airbnb.com/rooms/21428755

—Kate Loweth

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