Things to do:
Visit the Arnold Arboretum, just a few blocks away.
Visit Forest Hills Cemetery, a historic "garden cemetery", designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. http://www.foresthillscemetery.com
Take the T downtown, see the sights in Boston:
and many more!!
Places to stay:
Victorian Air B&B $125/nt
Single Bedroom Air B&B $60/nt
Private Apartment Air B&B $115/nt
Private Bedroom Air B&B $46/nt
Entire Apartment Air B&B $55/nt
Garden Studio Air B&B $135/nt
Where to eat:
Brassica Kitchen and Cafe
Local Breweries (within 2 miles)