Destination Boston

destination-boston

In your spare time, try to get acquainted with Beantown. Boston, MA is full of amazing attractions and activities - from the oldest city park in the United States to its infamous Boston University Bridge.  

Boston Common

Need a place to unwind and get a breath of fresh air? Try the Boston Common! It was founded in 1634, making it the oldest city park in the U.S.

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museums

What better way to learn about American history than reenacting it. This museum provides a guided, one-hour tour that will make you feel like you’re in the year 1773. The museum features Abigail’s Tea Room, where you can sample a few of the teas that were thrown into the harbor during the Boston Tea Party.

The Boston University Bridge

According to Bostonians, there’s something special about this bridge. Get this-  it’s the only bridge where a boat can sail under a train going under a vehicle driving under an airplane.

Cheers Restaurant

Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name, and they’re always glad you came. That place is Cheers! The restaurant, originally named Bull & Finch Pub, that inspired the hit TV show Cheers is just a mile from the hotel. Keep in mind there are two locations- Beacon Hill and Faneuil Hall. The Beacon Hill location is the original set.

Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Enjoy food, shopping, and history all in one area. Along with great places to eat and having stores with the latest in fashion, this marketplace is known for street performances. Catch all sorts of amazement such as juggling, acrobatics and more.

Fenway Park

Unfortunately, there aren’t any home games during your stay in Boston, but there’s plenty more to do at “America’s most beloved ballpark.” Take a guided, one-hour tour of Fenway Park. During the tour you’ll get a chance to sit atop the Green Monster! Click the link above for ticket information.

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

This museum is like no other. It has an amazing collection of art, a beautiful courtyard, and a café that offers lunch and dinner. An admission fee is required. Please click the link above for more information regarding ticket sales.

Mary Baker Eddy Library

One of the most unique features of this library is the Mapparium. To get into the library is free of charge, but an admission fee is required to view the Mapparium.

New England Aquarium

Visit East Coast’s largest shark and ray touch tank!  African Penguins, Green Anacondas, and Loggerhead Sea Turtles are just some of the many animals featured in the exhibits.

Paul Revere House

Explore the home of an important figure of the American revolution. During the tour you will learn about Revere’s life and his journey to inform the minutemen of the British invasion. Admission is required. They don’t accept credit cards- cash or checks only.

Skywalk Observatory

Some of the best views of Boston can be seen from the Skywalk Observatory. After or before experiencing breath-taking views, learn about Boston’s history. The observatory offers an audio tour, has a museum, Dreams of Freedom, and a movie theater that shows short films continuously throughout the day. Click the link above for ticket information.