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Car Rental in Boston: Explore Boston's Treasures with Rhinocarhire

Hiring a car in Boston with Rhinocarhire offers a multitude of benefits for those wishing to explore this historic city and its surroundings. With the convenience of your own vehicle, you have the freedom to explore Boston's rich history, vibrant neighborhoods, and iconic landmarks at your own pace. Whether you're visiting the Freedom Trail, venturing to nearby coastal towns, or exploring the picturesque landscapes of Massachusetts, having a rental car ensures you won't miss out on any of the region's hidden gems. Plus, with Rhinocarhire, you can access competitive rates, a diverse fleet of vehicles, and excellent customer service, making your Boston journey a seamless and enjoyable experience.

Here's our guide to navigating Boston `Beantown` and beyond.

1. Benefits of Hiring a Car in Boston:

Accessibility: The city's layout, with its winding streets, is a testament to its age. A car allows you to conveniently access both central and peripheral areas without relying on public transit schedules.

Beyond the City: With a vehicle, the broader New England region, with its charming towns and scenic landscapes, becomes readily explorable.

Economy: Particularly for groups, hiring a car can be cost-effective compared to multiple individual transit fares.

2. Distance to Nearest Airport:

Logan International Airport (BOS): Located just under 4 miles from downtown Boston, it's a short 10-15 minute drive without heavy traffic.

3. Road Conditions, Traffic, and Fuel:

Tolls: Many of Boston's tunnels and bridges, including the Sumner Tunnel and Tobin Bridge, have tolls. Massachusetts uses electronic tolling, so consider getting an E-ZPass or be prepared for pay-by-plate billing.

Road Conditions: While major roads are well-maintained, some of Boston's older streets can be uneven. Also, be prepared for the city's iconic cobblestones in historic areas.

Traffic: Boston's traffic is notoriously tricky, especially during rush hours. Patience is essential, and using a GPS can help navigate the city's complex roadways.

Fuel: Gas stations are reasonably abundant in the city and surrounding suburbs. Prices are average for the Northeast, though it's often cheaper outside the city center.

4. Recommended Attractions & Routes:

Freedom Trail: A 2.5-mile-long route that passes by 16 historically significant sites. While walkable, having a car makes reaching different segments more comfortable.

Drive to Cape Cod: A scenic 70-mile drive brings you to Cape Cod's stunning beaches and lighthouses. The route via I-93 S and MA-3 S is straightforward and offers picturesque views.

The North Shore: Head north to Salem, known for its witch trials, or further to Gloucester and Rockport, famed for their coastal beauty and seafood. A simple drive on MA-1A or MA-128.

Lexington & Concord: About 20 miles west of Boston, these towns were pivotal at the start of the American Revolution. Routes I-95 N and MA-2A are the primary ways.

5. Scenic Routes:

Mohawk Trail: Starting around 2 hours from Boston, this route showcases Massachusetts' countryside and offers spectacular fall foliage views.

Essex Coastal Scenic Byway: A 90-mile drive that flaunts the beauty of the state's North Shore, including coastal marshes, historic town centers, and lovely beaches.

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Current Rental Rates in Boston

Kia Soul

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 48.85 EUR/day
Kia Soul

7 Days rental at 341.96 EUR from 21/07/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |

Toyota Corolla

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 49.09 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla

7 Days rental at 343.65 EUR from 21/07/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 49.76 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 348.35 EUR from 21/07/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Boston: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Attractions you can drive to with a hire car in or around Boston:

  • Freedom Trail: Drive to downtown Boston and embark on the Freedom Trail, a 2.5-mile-long path that passes by 16 significant historical sites, including the Massachusetts State House, Paul Revere's House, and the USS Constitution.

  • Fenway Park: Drive to Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, and catch a baseball game or take a guided tour of this historic ballpark, which has been in operation since 1912.

  • Harvard University: Take a drive to Cambridge and visit Harvard University, one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the world. Explore the campus, visit Harvard Square, and see landmarks like Harvard Yard and the Harvard Art Museums.

  • Boston Harbor Islands: Drive to the waterfront and take a ferry to the Boston Harbor Islands, a group of 34 islands and peninsulas offering opportunities for hiking, picnicking, and exploring historic sites like Fort Warren on George's Island.

  • Salem: Take a scenic drive north of Boston to Salem, known for its infamous witch trials of 1692. Explore historic sites like the Salem Witch Museum, the House of the Seven Gables, and the Peabody Essex Museum.


Boston - Popular Destinations

  • New York City, New York: Approximately 215 miles southwest of Boston.
  • Portland, Maine: Around 110 miles northeast of Boston.
  • Providence, Rhode Island: Approximately 50 miles south of Boston.
  • Hartford, Connecticut: Around 100 miles southwest of Boston.
  • Burlington, Vermont: Approximately 215 miles northwest of Boston.

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