Hotels in Boston
Essential information for Boston
Most sights are easily accessible by foot, plus there's an efficient public transport system including the T - a comprehensive metro system, as well as a linking bus service.
Home of the famous Freedom Trail, brownstone houses and historic Boston Tea Party. Here are Boston’s best attractions.
Culture & Attractions
- Take in 16 key historical sites along Boston’s famous Freedom Trail.
- Walk the cobbled streets of the historic Beacon Hill and visit the 19th Century Gibson House, a time capsule brownstone house in Back Bay.
- Get a bird’s eye city view from Skywalk Observatory on the Prudential Centre’s 50th floor.
- See if you can get seats at The Bleacher Bar. It has a window looking directly into Fenway Park where the Red Sox baseball team play.
Wildlife & Family Activities
- Jump on a Boston Duck Tour along the Charles River to see unique neighbourhoods and get great views of the city.
- See white side dolphins and humpback whales on an amazing whale-watching tour.
- Spend an afternoon at The New England Aquarium and Simons IMAX® Theatre.
- Follow in the footsteps of presidents and royalty at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel.
- Pamper yourself with a Thalgo facial using riches of the sea at Chuan Body & Spa, at the Langham.
Food & Drink
- Enjoy tea with a historic twist at Abigail’s tearoom at the Boston Tea Party Ship & Museum. - Tuck into seafood at Rowes Wharf Sea Grill or enjoy vineyard-to-table dining at Meritage Restaurant, at the Boston Harbor Hotel.
Events & Festivals
- March: Almost a quarter of Boston’s population are of Irish descent so expect big St Patrick’s Day celebrations and parades.
- June: 50 teams from around the USA take part in The Boston Dragon Boat Festival.
- October: Octoberfest is the perfect opportunity to try the local Harpoon beer.