To feel the real pulse of Boston, pull on some comfortable shoes and explore surrounding areas like Beacon Hill, The Freedom Trail, and Back Bay.
Pay a visit to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Common and Copley Place in central Boston.
To really get a feel for Boston, head to one of its museums and theaters. Book a tour, admire the architecture or simply enjoy the wonderful exhibits at the Museum of Science, Mapparium and the USS Constitution Museum. Book seats for one or two of the popularater, dance and music performances at the House of Blues Boston, Orpheum Theater and the Boston Opera House. Enjoy the fascinating displays at the Institute of Contemporary Art.
If you are travelling with kids, take them to the family attractions nearby. Stop by the New England Aquarium, and learn about some of the stars of the animal kingdom.
If the sun is shining get into the great outdoors and appreciate the nearby parks and reserves. Take some time out to see the locals at their relaxed best in public parks such as Columbus Park. Grab your camera and discover the popular ecological parks for which this area is famous, such as the Boston Harbor Islands State Park. Explore the coastal destinations nearby such as the Back Bay Fens.
Holiday makers visiting the Chinatown area will not want to miss out on Copley Square, Kendall Square in Cambridge and the John Hancock Tower. Blow the dust from the pages of Boston’s past by checking out nearby heritage sites, such as the Boston National Historical Park. If your spirit could do with a little renewal, serenity and calm awaits at Chinatown’s holy places like the Trinity Church Boston, the Old North Church and the Park Street Church.
If you are looking to buy souvenirs, fashion and food, head to the various stores that are part of Cambridgeside Galleria, the Faneuil Hall Marketplace and the Shops at Prudential Center.
See local heroes, the Boston Celtics go head to head with rival teams by booking tickets for a home game at the iconic TD Garden. TD Garden also hosts backstage tours, giving visitors a chance to learn about the stadium’s operations and about local sporting heroes past and present.
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, think about staying at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Take your pick from the Boston Park Plaza Hotel, the Liberty Hotel - A Starwood Luxury Collection Hotel, or the Sheraton Boston Hotel.