The Top 10 Reasons To Visit Boston

Accessibility:  Arriving by plane, bus, train, or car? Our public transportation system, the MBTA keeps attractions a simple subway or bus ride  away. 

Arts, Culture, and Education:   Boston is America's Walking City so take time for a cultural tour: the Black Heritage Trail is a walking tour that explores the history of Boston's 19th-century African American community. For more ideas, visit our Cross Cultural page.

Attractions:   Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox,  the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum and the New England Aquarium are just a few locations that offer  unique experiences. Boston DUCK tours, trolleys, and river boats provide plenty  of ways to see it all!

Restaurants:   Beginning with the Union Oyster House,  America's oldest continuously operating restaurant, Boston is established as a world class dining destination.

Historical Sites:   It's not hard to find history in Boston,  simply follow the red brick road! The Freedom Trail spans two and a half miles  of 16 landmarks significant to the American Revolution. 

Fun and Friendly:  Boston is host to a multitude of attractions  for all ages. The Public Garden is the perfect place to picnic, ride the swan boats, or take a picture with the Make Way for Ducklings statue.

Hotels:  With over 30,000 hotel rooms in the Greater Boston area, it's simple to find accommodations that meet your preference.

Shopping:  With all clothing purchases under $175 tax free, you can feel good about taking advantage of our incredible collection of shops!

Nightlife:  After hours, experience live music, dancing, and late night fun!

Sports:  Take advantage of seeing the pros when one of our five professional teams plays or at one of our many collegiate events.