Massachusetts Christmas Vacation

Massachusetts

Christmas in the Historic State of Massachusetts

As one of the oldest, most historic regions in the United States, it's no surprise that Massachusetts, and its state capital of Boston, offer plentiful charm and tradition for the Christmas holiday season. The range of opportunities for a festive vacation, from the lively city, to the suburban light-filled streets of Somerville, to the countryside, can accommodate all the holiday wishes of families, couples, and solo travelers alike.

Where to See Massachusetts's Best Holiday Lights

From botanical gardens to city squares, each year various parts of Massachusetts put on great Christmas lights displays you won't want to miss if you're in town from the middle to the end of December.

Best Places to Stay for Christmas in Massachusetts

House ∙ 10 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Popponesset, Mashpee, Massachusetts
from $62
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5.0
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
from $152
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4.9
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Eastham, Orleans Town, Massachusetts
from $65
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Best Family Christmas Getaways in Massachusetts

Massachusetts, as one of the original thirteen colonies, is home to substantial traditional architecture. When adorned in lights, it creates a picture-perfect setting for the festive season.

Recommended Accommodations for Massachusetts Christmas

Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Charlemont, Franklin County, Massachusetts
from $101
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4.5
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts
from $100
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5.0
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House ∙ 7 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Westport, Bristol County, Massachusetts
from $53
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4.9
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Best Places for Couples to Spend Christmas in Massachusetts

A Massachusetts Christmas vacation for couples is equally enjoyable whether you spend it in bustling Boston or in one of the state's quaint small countryside towns. Both possess ample historic character, and are wonderful places to spend the festive season.

Top Offers for Christmas in Massachusetts

House ∙ 12 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
West Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Massachusetts
from $110
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Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
from $124
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4.7
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Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
North End, Boston, Massachusetts
from $149
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5.0
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The Weather in Massachusetts

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Average Nightly Rental Prices in Massachusetts

Vacation Rental Availability in Massachusetts