Where historic charm meets sophisticated pursuits.
Boston offers an incomparable vacation experience for visitors of all ages. Quaint cobblestone squares, the tranquil harbor and a glittering skyline create an enchanting setting for exploration
Arts & culture
See the Boston Symphony or Boston Pops orchestras at Symphony Hall. Peruse one of the world's most comprehensive collections of Asian art at the Museum of Fine Arts. Explore Little Italy, the center of Italian culture and cuisine, as well as Cambridge, home to some of the country’s most prestigious universities.
Discover an underwater adventure at the New England Aquarium, boasting four stories of exotic Caribbean sea life.
Embark on the city's historic Freedom Trail, a three-mile walk linking 16 of the area's legendary buildings and sites, from Boston Common to the Paul Revere House. Turn back the pages of history on a fully narrated Old Town Trolley or Super Duck Tour. For a view from the water, consider a Boston Harbor or Spirit of Boston cruise.
Visit the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, where you'll find fascinating multimedia exhibits examining the life and legacy of one of our nation's most beloved presidents. Or visit New England’s most visited cultural institution, the Museum of Science.
Shopping & dining
Explore Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market, a marketplace and meeting hall for more than 260 years that offers an appealing array of shopping and dining. Try on jade jewelry in Chinatown and explore the charming, trendy shops in the upscale Back Bay area. Visit Newbury Street, an enchanting area filled with salons, boutiques and fabulous dining. And don’t miss Copley Place in the historic Back Bay area for Boston’s most distinctive shopping experience.
- Dine in Boston's finest restaurants
- Walk the Freedom Trail
- Take a Duck Tour of the Charles River
- Hop a trolley and tour the city
- Take a day trip to Lexington, Concord or Charleston
- Immerse yourself in the New England Aquarium
- Shop from Beacon Hill to the bargains of Filene's Basement