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The Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau, along with the Boston Hospitality Partners are thrilled to welcome the Interior Design Educators Council to Boston. A lot has changed here recently, so be prepared to be introduced to a new Boston. Our Waterfront is booming with restaurants and harbor walks, our museums have expanded and our hotels have renovated. But not to worry, our mix of colonial charm and urban sophistication still shines through making Boston a dynamic site for meetings of all kind. 

Even though Boston is one of the largest cities in the country, its accessibility is unparalleled. And while it's easy to  see the sights on foot, Boston also has an excellent public transportation system. In addition to everything within the city limits,  some of Massachusetts' most scenic and historic towns are just a short distance from the city center and its proximity to other must-see sites all around New England, make it one of the country's most diverse and exciting locations. 

Visitor Information

Having a meeting in a historic location such as Boston comes with some great sightseeing opportunities, museums and attractions.  Below are few favorites.   For more ideas.....

Things to Do

Adams National Historical Park Adams National Historical Park, Quincy, MA, is comprised of the birthplace homes of...
Adirondack III - Classic Harbor Line LLC Classic Harbor Line operates the elegant 80 foot Schooner Adirondack III. They are...
Agganis Arena at Boston University Agganis Arena is a 6,000 seat state-of-the-art multipurpose sports and entertainment...
All About Boston Private walking/van and step-on tours of Boston, MA...the "Cradle of Liberty". See...
Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure - Urban Adventure Quest Turn Boston and the Freedom Trail into a giant game board with this fun scavenger...
American Repertory Theatre Located in Harvard Square, the American Repertory Theatre (A.R.T.) is one of the...
Arlington Street Church Tiffany Center Tour the 16 beautiful, meticulously restored 10-foot tall Tiffany Windows...
ArtsBoston BosTix Booth at Faneuil Hall Marketplace Located in Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Copley Square, ArtsBoston’s iconic booths...
ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage and Screen ArtsEmerson is the professional presenting and producing organization of the Office...
Avery Bar - at The Ritz Carlton, Boston A beautiful horseshoe bar, an inviting fireplace and mid-century modern style...
Bastille Kitchen Bastille Kitchen is a modern French bistro. Our design concept, like our food, is...
Battleship Cove, America’s Fleet Museum Journey Through time and discover a sailor’s life aboard the historic naval vessels...
Bay Colony Historical Tours, LLC Step-on sightseeing guides for motorcoach tours; customized itineraries of Greater...
Bay State Cruise Company, Inc. Enjoy the views of Boston's glorious skyline or the beautiful harbor islands from...
Beantown Trolley/Gray Line of Boston/Brush Hill Tours LET BEANTOWN BE YOUR GUIDE! No interruptions with people getting on & off - No...
Beauport Princess Cruiselines North of Boston's newest and most exciting dinner ship, the Beauport Princess! Dine,...
Berklee Performance Center Showcasing more than 250 events each year, the BPC is one of the busiest theaters in...
Bliss Nails - The Outlets at Assembly Row At Bliss Nails & Spa we are dedicated to making your next spa experience one you...
Blue Heron Acclaimed for its "rich, muscular and expressive" sound, and the "earthy...
Blue Man Group Blue Man Group's critically-acclaimed show has been called "visually stunning,"...
Boch Center The Boch Center includes the Wang and Shubert Theatres. These historic landmarks...
Boda Borg In a single visit to Boda Borg you can break out of prison, win a TV game show,...
Boston African American National Historic Site Boston African American National Historic Site is comprised of the largest area of...
Public Art Walk Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Art Commission welcome you to the City of...
Boston Ballet Boston Ballet maintains an internationally acclaimed repertoire of classical and...
Boston Bike Tours by Urban AdvenTours Urban AdvenTours, guided bicycle tours and quality bike rentals, is a locally owned,...
Boston Brew Tours LLC Boston Brew Tours offers daily beer adventures to the region’s top breweries,...
Boston By Foot, Inc. Boston By Foot offers a wide range of in depth historical and architectural walking...
Boston Celtics The 17-time World Champion Boston Celtics are one of the greatest franchises in the...
Boston Center For The Arts The Boston Center for the Arts is a visual and performing arts complex that includes...
Boston Children's Museum Boston Children's Museum has been building innovative, meaningful, and fun exhibits...
Boston CityPASS Boston CityPASS Save 45% or more at Boston's top four attractions with CityPASS....
Boston CityView Trolley Tours See The Freedom Trail and Historic Boston with an unlimited On-and-Off all-day pass...
Boston Conservatory The Boston Conservatory trains exceptional young performing artists for careers that...
Boston Crawling Boston Crawling historic pub crawls provide guests with a history tour while...
Boston Duck Tours Hop aboard Boston Duck Tours and enjoy a fully narrated, historic tour of Boston in...
Boston Early Music Festival, Inc. Boston Early Music Festival (BEMF) is universally recognized as a leader in the...
Boston Elite Elevated luxury for the most distinctive events, this modern addition to our premier...
Boston Harbor Cruises BHC offers whale watching, Cape Cod Fast Ferry, the thrill boat ride Codzilla,...
Boston Harbor Distillery Boston Harbor Distillery, located in a renovated entrepreneurial center from the mid...
Boston Harbor Now, Inc. The Boston Harbor Islands offer countless opportunities for visitors to tour...
Boston Lyric Opera Boston Lyric Opera is the largest opera company in New England. It creates musically...
Boston National Historical Park Boston National Historical Park tells the story of the events that led to the...
Boston Pizza Tours Got Pizza? Discover historic Boston slice by delicious slice! We're serving up...
Boston Public Library Boston Public Library is America's first public library serving the city of Boston...
Boston Red Sox Fenway Park Tours Visit Fenway Park , "America's Most Beloved Ballpark" Nestled in the city of Boston...
Boston Segway Tours Experience the city in a way like no other! Whether you're local or from outside of...
Boston Symphony Orchestra / Boston Pops / Symphony Hall Founded in 1881, the Boston Symphony Orchestra is the largest orchestral...
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum A live theatrical performance reenacting the "single most important event leading up...
Boston Town Crier - Tours of Freedom Trail Best Freedom Trail walking tour! Our guided tours last 90-minutes. Our tour guides...
Boston's Dreamland Wax Museum The Dreamland Boston Wax Museum is where you will doubt your own eyes. From the...
Broadway in Boston Every year Broadway In Boston presents a spectacular season of critically-acclaimed...
Celebrity Series of Boston New England's leading presenter of world-class music, dance and theater events. A...
Charles River Canoe and Kayak See Boston from a whole new perspective! Charles River Canoe & Kayak has five rental...
City Winery Boston Intimate music venue, fully functioning winery, restaurant, and unique event space.
Club Pilates - The Outlets at Assembly Row We provide premium, Reformer-based group Pilates classes, true to the original...
Commonwealth Museum The Commonwealth Museum brings history alive through exhibits and educational...
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Founded in 1996, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is dedicated to presenting the...
Community Rowing, Inc. Rowing is the ultimate team sport. CRI's teambuilding rows blend the charm of the...
Concord Museum Renowned as the site of the battle that began the American Revolution and as the...
Constitution Yacht Charters Boats available by the hour, day and extended day for bed and breakfast and sunset...
dbar dbar is Dorchester's premiere destination for fine dining, delicious cocktails and...
Destination New Bedford Discover New Bedford, a city with a vibrant working waterfront, history, museums,...
Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show The Dinner Detective is America’s largest interactive murder mystery comedy dinner...
Don Quijote Tours of New England, Inc. Operating in the New England and metropolitan area of Boston, since 1991, Don...
Eataly Boston The original idea behind Eataly is simple: to gather all of the high-quality Italian...
Edaville Theme Park See what's NEW at Edaville Family Theme Park home of Thomas Land & Dino Land, where...
Edaville Theme Park See what's NEW at Edaville Family Theme Park home of Thomas Land & Dino Land, where...
Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate Visit the Institute Experience democracy at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the...
Emmanuel Music Emmanuel Music is dedicated to enriching the life of the community through the...
The First Church of Christ, Scientist Take a free 1/2 hour tour of The First Church of Christ, Scientist. Also open for...
Flynn Cruiseport Boston More than 300,000 passengers use Flynn Cruiseport Boston each year. Whether...
Freedom Trail Foundation Boston's official Freedom Trail® tours take you to places where history was made!...
Freedom Trail Run Freedom Trail Run is the active way to tour historic Boston. Our guided run will...
Friends of the Public Garden Friends of the Public Garden tours - "Untold stories of the Public Garden". Free...
Gallop Global Gallop Global provides customers with travel services in English and Chinese:...
Ghosts and Gravestones of Boston Step aboard the trolley of the doomed and join your host, a 17th Century grave...
Gillette Stadium at Patriot Place Gillette Stadium is New England’s most exciting and unique venue. Offering a variety...
Go Boston Card Get admission to multiple attractions on one -easy to use- pass and save up to 55%...
The Greatest Bar The Greatest Bar celebrates the GREATEST people, places, moments and events that...
Guide Service of Boston, Inc. Full service receptive company providing dynamic, knowledgeable step-on guides. Our...
Handel + Haydn Society Founded in 1815, H + H is America's oldest continuously performing arts organization...
Harpoon Brewery Our beer hall is a premier Boston venue overlooking our brewery production and the...
Harvard Art Museums About the Harvard Art Museums The Harvard Art Museums house one of the largest and...
Harvard Museum of Natural History Explore the University's most visited museum to see dinosaurs, meteorites, rare...
Haunted Boston Ghost Tours A 90-minute long walking tour that takes you through historic and haunted Boston in...
Hawthorne Tours Hawthorne Tours is full service receptive tour operator providing complete itinerary...
Hibernian Hall Hibernian Hall is the cultural economic development program of Madison Park...
Historic Tours of America Boston Tours and Ticket Center. Your Ticket to Boston's Old Town Trolley tours,...
The Histrionic Academy The Histrionic Academy offers walking tours of Boston and the freedom trail using...
The House of Blues From private dining to whole-house buyouts, our team is dedicated to designing an...
Howl At The Moon - Boston Boston’s most unique entertainment and restaurant space features the world’s...
Huntington Theatre Company The Huntington Theatre Company , in residence at Boston University, is Boston's...
Hy-Line Cruises High-speed passenger-only ferry service to Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard from the...
Improv Asylum The funniest show you will ever be a part of! Our interactive comedy show features a...
ImprovBoston ImprovBoston offers corporate training, team building and custom comedy...
InnovaTours, Inc. InnovaTours provides Receptive Tour Services throughout New England to the group...
Institute of Contemporary Art Founded in 1936, The Institute of Contemporary Art is the oldest non-collecting...
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Modeled after a 15th-century Venetian palazzo surrounding an indoor courtyard...
Jillian's Boston Located behind historic Fenway Park, Lucky Strike Social Boston (Jillian's Boston)...
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum Step back into the recreated world of the early 1960s and experience first hand the...
John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse Welcome to a unique American landmark...where the charisma of Boston meets the open...
Kings Back Bay Kings is a 24,000 square foot facility that includes (16) ten-pin bowling...
The Larz Anderson Auto Museum The Larz Anderson Auto Museum is home to "America's Oldest Automobile Collection"....
Laugh Boston Laugh Boston is a high end comedy club/events space that can be used to host private...
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston is a new, indoor attraction, for children between...
Lessons on Liberty Inc. Boston's most comprehensive Freedom Trail Tour From Boston Common to Revere House,...
Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships See historic Boston Harbor from a historic tall ship! Our two replica 18th century...
The Liberty Ride - Guided Tour of Historic Lexington & Concord Visit the birthplaces of American liberty and 19th Century literature! Board a...
Longy School of Music of Bard College A unique venue, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, for intimate...
Lucky's Lounge Lucky's Lounge is the ultimate "Rat Pack" hangout. It's been described as the "Den...
Lyric Stage Company of Boston Under the stewardship of Spiro Veloudos, The Lyric Stage Company of Boston has...
Macy*s Boston Private Tours No trip to Boston would be complete without a stop into Macy’s Downtown Boston....
Mary Baker Eddy Library New Exhibits The Gallery: a place to learn more about the Mary Baker Eddy and The...
The Mass Brew Bus Join us on The Mass Brew Bus for a unique experience showcasing Massachusetts...
Massachusetts Bay Lines, Inc. Offering whale watch tours, school field trips, private charters and music cruises....
Massachusetts Bay Lines, Inc. Boston’s premier charter boat company with six vessels. Dinner cruises available for...
Massachusetts Historical Society Founded in 1791, the Massachusetts Historical Society is the nation's oldest...
Massachusetts Horticultural Society - The Gardens at Elm Bank Beautiful garden destination in Metro West, fifteen miles from downtown Boston....
Michele Topor/Boston Food Tours Join us as we celebrate our 23rd year providing culinary walking tours of Boston's...
MiniLuxe - Prudential Center MiniLuxe is transforming the nail, brow and waxing industry with a mission to offer...
MIT Museum Robots, holography, photography, current science, and exhibitions blending art,...
Mohegan Sun Casino Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular meeting and...
The Mount Washington Cog Railway Climb aboard the world’s first mountain-climbing cog railway to the highest peak in...
Muse Paintbar - The Outlets at Assembly Row Looking for a different night out? Try Muse Paintbar! A perfect girls’ night out,...
Museum of African American History With campuses in Boston & Nantucket, the Museum of Afro-American History is New...
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is one of the world's great art museums with...
Museum of Science Science and technology come alive at the Museum of Science! Experience the power of...
Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists The Museum of the National Center of Afro American Artists (NCAAA) celebrates the...
New Balance Athletics, Inc. New Balance is a premium performance footwear and apparel company based in Boston,...
New England Aquarium Experience the wonder of 70 exhibits featuring aquatic animals from around the...
New England Historic Genealogical Society We are located in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, and are America’s leading research...
New England Trips, Inc. Summer is near and so is our Martha's Vineyard day trip. Spend a day like no other,...
New Sun International Travel, Inc. New Sun International Travel is one of the largest domestic charter rental and limo...
Newport Mansions - Preservation Society of Newport County The Newport Mansions offer visitors a unique trip through America’s past. Audio...
Night Shift Brewing Night Shift Brewing is a modern, innovative brewery and Taproom located in Everett,...
Odyssey Cruises Revitalized for 2017, the new Odyssey Boston promises an experience that’s nothing...
Old North Church Built in 1773, Boston's oldest church building where the signal lanterns were...
Old South Meeting House Visit the famed, National Historic Landmark where liberty found its allies and the...
Old Town Trolley Tours of Boston Buy Tickets Here and Save! Insist on the original, one and only, orange and green...
ON LOCATION TOURS (TV & Movie Tours) HAVE YOU BEEN ON LOCATION?™ Runs daily at 11am, 12pm & 2pm! Departs from Old...
Orange Theory Fitness - The Outlets at Assembly Row Orangetheory Fitness offers 60-minute workout sessions split into intervals of...
Paul Revere House - Hichborn House Home to the famed patriot - Paul Revere - the Paul Revere Memorial Association owns...
Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation at Massachusetts General Hospital The Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation tells the rich...
Peabody Essex Museum Journey through New England's grand and storied past at the stunning Peabody Essex...
PlacePass PlacePass provides online access to the world's largest collection of experiences...
Plainridge Park Casino Entertainment experience with over 1200 slot machines from the traditional favorites...
Plimoth Plantation, Inc. Plimoth Plantation - An America's Hometown adventure just minutes away from Cape Cod...
Plymouth & Brockton Street Railway Co. Join us for an unforgettable narrated trolley tour and learn about the rich history...
Pocket Metro PocketMetro is a GPS map that you rent and take with you when you visit Boston. As...
Regattabar Jazz Club - Charles Hotel, Harvard Square The Regattabar opened its doors to the public on January 29th, 1985. Since then it...
Revere Beach Partnership The Revere Beach Partnership hosts the annual Revere Beach International Sand...
RevolutionaryBoston at the OLD STATE HOUSE At the heart of Revolutionary Boston and the Freedom Trail, the Old State House was...
Ridj-it, LLC Ridj-it is a Boston based carpool company devoted to getting more people to explore...
Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy The Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston's mile and half of contemporary parks, offers a...
Rowes Wharf Health Club & Spa Recognized as one of Boston’s premier full-service day spas, The Spa at Rowes...
Royale Located in Boston's historic Theater District, Royale is Boston's largest and newest...
Salem Witch Museum The Salem Witch Museum takes visitors back to 1692, when accusations of witchcraft...
The Boston Beer Company During your visit to Boston, you’ll no doubt learn about Samuel Adams and the role...
Scullers Jazz Club - DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Boston – Cambridge Since 1989, Scullers Jazz Club has offered some of biggest names in straight ahead,...
Seaport Elite Yacht Charters A unique dining and entertainment experience aboard a private, exclusive yacht....
Shear Madness Shear Madness is fresh, funny, and up-to-the-minute record breaking comedy whodunit...
SoWa Art + Design District The SoWa Art + Design District is a vibrant community of artist studios ,...
Spirit Cruises Spirit Cruises is the most vibrant and interactive dining cruise experience in...
Seaport Elite & Spirit Cruises Two beautiful ships, two distinctive cruise experiences. The 600-passenger Spirit of...
StevesTravelGuide StevesTravelGuide is the developer of innovative guides and travel information for...
Stone Zoo For more than 100 years, Stone Zoo has delighted generations of visitors. This...
Taza Chocolate - Factory Store & Tours Join us at the factory for an Intro to Stone Ground Chocolate, a brief talk and...
TD Garden TD Garden is New England's premier sports and entertainment facility. Home to the...
Teambonding Over 20 years and thousands of successful events, we’ve truly fine-tuned the...
The Grand A luxury nightclub built for private events with state of the art LED technology and...
Title Boxing Club - The Outlets at Assembly Row TITLE Boxing Club is the best and only authentic full-body boxing workout that...
Top of the Hub Restaurant & Skywalk A landmark Boston restaurant located at the top of the Prudential Tower, Top of the...
Top of the Hub Restaurant & Skywalk See Boston like you've never seen it, at the Skywalk observatory. New England's...
TourMappers North America, LLC Boston's foremost receptive tour company providing complete tour packages and all...
Trademark Tours Enjoy the number one tour of Harvard - "The Hahvahd Tour" and see what 50,000 people...
Travel Pack Travel Pack is one of the largest tour operators based in New England and is a full...
Troca Hotels & Yachts Boston's first pop-up super yacht hotel!
Tuckamore Aviation Tuckamore Aviation offers the ultimate aerial experience with unique 'doors off'...
United South End Artists / South End Open Studios The USEA is a volunteer run non-profit organization made up of artists who live and...
USS Constitution Museum The USS Constitution Museum serves as the memory and educational voice of USS...
Venu - Icon Located in the heart of Boston's Historic Theater District, Venu/Icon and its 6...
WalkBoston WalkBoston promotes walking for transportation, health, and recreation and to create...
Walker Tours Walker tours is a complete tour planning service that has been in business for 25...
Waterworks Museum The Waterworks Museum interprets unique stories of the country's first metropolitan...
Whisky Saigon Host your next event at Boston's newest, most innovative nightclub. Our luxurious...
Wolfe Adventures & Tours Welcome to Boston & Beyond! Customized day & overnight Tours-Adults & Students....
Woods Hole, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket Steamship Authority Ferry service from Cape Cod to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. Offering...
Wynn Boston Harbor Wynn Boston Harbor, on the Mystic River in Everett, MA, opening June 2019 featuring...
Your Tour Boston Welcome to Boston! Let Your Tour Boston plan tours that suit your interests,...
Yummy Walks Yummy Walks offers fun and delicious walking, food tasting, and discovery tours. We...
Franklin Park Zoo Franklin Park Zoo is a 72-acre site nestled within Boston's historic Franklin Park....
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