Burlington, MA

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Burlington featuring an administrative buidling and a park
Shop in the popular malls or explore the natural beauty of several community parks in one of Middlesex County’s most delightful suburbs.

Experience New England charm in Burlington, Massachusetts. Drive just 30 minutes north of Boston to this town in Middlesex County. Historic buildings, beautiful parks and a bevy of shopping opportunities await.

Burlington was first settled in 1641. Appreciate its colonial past, evident in the many red brick houses lining its streets. Walk along the Heritage Trail to see the town’s historic buildings. Learn more about Burlington’s rich history at the Burlington Historical Museum, located in a 19th-century schoolhouse. Historical murals created by local artists adorn the walls.

Stroll through the Town Common, a large grassy area located in the center of town. Play basketball or tennis at the adjacent Simonds Park. Various sports fields, a skate park and a jungle gym offer recreational opportunities. Practice your ice skating skills any time of year at Burlington Ice Palace.

Enjoy the great outdoors in Burlington’s many natural spaces. Explore more than 200 acres (80 hectares) of meadows, forests and wetlands in Mary Cummings Park. Hike or bike along 13 miles (21 kilometers) of trails through the Burlington Landlocked Forest.

Step back in time at the Woburn Second Parish Meeting House, one of the state’s oldest religious buildings. Built in 1732, the large white-sided building was an important meeting site for the Patriots during the American Revolutionary War.

Check out Burlington’s many shopping options. Browse over 180 stores and restaurants in the upscale Burlington Mall. Fans of the popular comedy Paul Blart: Mall Cop will recognize Burlington Mall as the film’s main location. Browse the retail selections at nearby shopping centers Middlesex Commons and Wayside Commons.

Explore Burlington by foot or car. Sidewalks line many of the streets in town, but because most destinations aren’t located within walking distance of each other, it’s advisable to have a car. Boston is just 17 miles (27 kilometers) southeast. In under 30 minutes, reach the state’s bustling capital city.

Harborside Inn Of Boston
Harborside Inn Of Boston
3 out of 5
185 State St, Boston, MA, 02109
The price is $129 per night from Dec 18 to Dec 19
$129
per night
Dec 18 - Dec 19
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Boston. Enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and a business center. Our guests praise the helpful staff and ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,747 reviews)
"Our stay was very pleasant but the security at this hotel is very concerning. Anyone can get into the elevator and get off at any floor. We were given an actual key for the room so no key card for the elevator. Our room also did not have any outdoor windows. It felt like a dormitory with no art on ..."

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2022

Harborside Inn Of Boston
The Colonnade Hotel Back Bay
The Colonnade Hotel Back Bay
4 out of 5
120 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02116
The price is $254 per night from Jan 1 to Jan 2
$254
per night
Jan 1 - Jan 2
Stay at this 4-star boutique hotel in Boston. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool, and breakfast. Our guests praise the clean rooms in our reviews. Popular attractions ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,008 reviews)
"A good area in front of the mall, and clean inside the hotel"

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2022

The Colonnade Hotel Back Bay
Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport
Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport
4.5 out of 5
450 Summer Street, Boston, MA, 02210
The price is $165 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12
$165
per night
Dec 11 - Dec 12
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Boston. Enjoy free WiFi, 4 restaurants, and 3 bars/lounges. Popular attractions TD Garden and Fenway Park are located nearby. ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (583 reviews)
December Visit
"I had an amazing stay. The staff was not just helpful but caring. The building is beautiful and plenty of amenities and options for one to choose to enjoy"

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2022

Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Sonesta ES Suites Burlington Boston
Sonesta ES Suites Burlington Boston
3 out of 5
11 Old Concord Rd, Burlington, MA, 01803
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Burlington. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the clean rooms in our reviews. ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (2,106 reviews)
"Really nice place easy in and out"

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2022

Sonesta ES Suites Burlington Boston
HYATT house Boston/Burlington
HYATT house Boston/Burlington
3 out of 5
2 Van De Graaff Dr, Burlington, MA, 01803
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Burlington. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (2,083 reviews)
"It was accessible to where I needed to be and the best value in the area. Very nice dining options nearby and easy to reach from the highway"

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2022

HYATT house Boston/Burlington
Global Luxury Suites Downtown Boston
Global Luxury Suites Downtown Boston
4 out of 5
8 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA, 02111
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Boston. Enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour fitness center, and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful ...
4/5 Very Good! (287 reviews)
"Very convenient location next to Chinatown and within a 15-minute walk to other downtown Boston districts and Seaport. This property management does a good job of providing cleaning supplies such as trash bags, dishwashing detergent, and laundry detergent. Hand soap is missing, however, and the internet ..."

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2022

Global Luxury Suites Downtown Boston
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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