Boston Travel Guide


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Plan Your Boston Vacation

There’s history and culture around every bend in Boston—skyscrapers nestle next to historic hotels while modern marketplaces line the antique cobblestone streets. But to Bostonians, living in a city that blends yesterday and today is just another day in beloved Beantown.


Boston Hotels

Where should we stay? With so many new and improved Boston hotels, it may seem like a daunting question. But fret not—our... read more


Boston Restaurants

In a city synonymous with tradition, Boston chefs have spent recent years rewriting culinary history. The stuffy,... read more


Boston Experiences

  • Top Attractions

    The world’s oldest commissioned warship, dubbed "Old Ironsides" for its seemingly impenetrable oak hull, was launched in 1797.... Read more

  • Boston Today

    Boston is the undisputed epicenter of American history. Much of the political ferment that spawned the nation took place here, and... Read more

  • Like a Local

    Locals mark off the seasons by checking the sports lineup. The "Boys of Summer" arrive each spring, and the Bruins come out of... Read more

  • Family Favorites

    Costs add up when you’re traveling with kids, so do your wallet a favor and download a "Family Friendly ValuePass" (Read more

  • Free or Almost Free

    Freedom may not be free, but the Freedom Trail is. So are 13 of the 16 attractions lining its route. The Massachusetts State... Read more

  • Back Bay Art and Architecture Walk

    Back Bay’s hub, embraces a range of architectural styles from Romanesque Revival to Bauhaus-inspired skyscrapers. Fairmount Copley Plaza... Read more

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