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Fenway Park

Catch a game or take a tour at one of America’s most historic and beloved ballparks.

There’s no better way to experience Boston at play than to grab a ticket to a baseball game at Fenway Park. Home of the Boston Red Sox, Fenway Park is among the oldest and most beloved ballparks in the country.

Approach the ballpark’s gates and feel the sense of history and team pride. The red brickwork of the stands, statues of past baseball greats, historic murals and vintage signage make Fenway Park feel almost like a museum.

The electric atmosphere is infectious as the pre-game excitement mounts and the traditional baseball organ music heralds in the new game. Grab a traditional meal: a hot dog and a jumbo cup of beer. If you don’t understand the rules, lean over and ask a local. Bostonians are usually happy to share their passion for “the show.”

With a 37,000-person capacity, Fenway Park is much smaller and intimate than most modern stadiums. Buy your tickets online or by phone well in advance to see the Red Sox play. Every home game since 2003 has completely sold out.

Fenway Park hosted its first game in 1912, when Boston beat the New York Highlanders, known today as the New York Yankees. It’s the oldest Major League Baseball stadium currently in use. The park has undergone numerous additions and renovations over the years. As a result, the stadium has a few quirks, such as the Green Monster, a 37-foot (11-meter) high left field wall painted bright green. 

A great way to experience Fenway Park is on a guided tour. Sign on for a one-hour walking tour to learn the history of the Red Sox and their home field. Or, treat yourself to a Batting Practice Tour, a Sunday Premium Tour, or a Birthday Package Tour. The main public tours are offered daily — before game time during Major League season, of course! (The season runs from April to October.)

Fenway Park is located in central Boston, accessible by subway and bus. Parking can be pricey, however there are free shuttles from some hotels in the area.

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Lodging Near Fenway Park

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The Verb Hotel

The Verb Hotel

1271 Boylston St, Boston
of 5, from 1,702 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

The Red Sox's Fenway Park is right across the street from this hotel in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood.

The Colonnade Hotel Back Bay

The Colonnade Hotel Back Bay

120 Huntington Avenue, Boston
of 5, from 1,879 reviews
4.5 out of 5.0

This 285-room Boston hotel is next to Copley Place shopping, 1 block from the Hynes Convention Center, 4 blocks from the Theater District, and 1 mile from Fenway Park.

Hotel Commonwealth

Hotel Commonwealth

500 Commonwealth Ave, Boston
of 5, from 1,713 reviews
5.0 out of 5.0

Offering complimentary wireless Internet access throughout, this Boston hotel is located above the Kenmore Square subway station, 2 blocks from Fenway Park, and 3 blocks from Newbury Street shops.

Boston Park Plaza

Boston Park Plaza

50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street, Boston
of 5, from 2,059 reviews
4.5 out of 5.0

Located in historic Back Bay, this hotel just completed a $100 million dollar renovation, and is 3 miles from Logan International Airport and 200 yards from the Boston Common and Public Garden. The hotel is easily accessible to Newbury Street shopping.

Boston Marriott Copley Place

Boston Marriott Copley Place

110 Huntington Ave, Boston
of 5, from 1,908 reviews
4.5 out of 5.0

This 38-story Boston hotel is adjacent to 2 malls and a convention center, forming 3 climate-controlled blocks of shops and restaurants; within a half-mile of major businesses.

Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Back Bay/Fenway

Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Back Bay/Fenway

125 Brookline Ave, Boston
of 5, from 624 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Located in Fenway–Kenmore, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Fenway Park and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Boston University and Boston Museum of Fine Arts are also within 1 mi (2 km).

The Midtown Hotel

The Midtown Hotel

220 Huntington Ave, Boston
of 5, from 2,073 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

This 159-room, 3-floor Boston hotel is 4 blocks from Prudential and Copley Place Malls. Boston Symphony Hall and Huntington Theatre are less than .3 mile away. Fenway Park and the Museum of Fine Arts are also within easy reach.

Boston Hotel Buckminster

Boston Hotel Buckminster

645 Beacon St, Boston
of 5, from 2,769 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Located in Fenway–Kenmore, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of House of Blues Boston, Fenway Park, and Boston University. Hynes Convention Center and Boston Museum of Fine Arts are also within 1 mi (2 km).