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Relive your favorite experiences while discovering new ways to explore our diverse and vibrant city.  It's the Boston you've been missing and we are ready to welcome you back!

Out-of-State Travel Order

All visitors and returning residents entering Massachusetts must follow the MA COVID-19 Travel Order. Visitors arriving from HI are exempt from the order.

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All individuals over the age of 18 and unaccompanied minors entering Massachusetts, who are not coming from a COVID lower-risk state and do not fall within certain, limited exemptions, must complete this form upon or prior to entry to the state.

 

 

Where to Stay

See our current list of reopened hotels and hotel packages available now, below.  Or review our entire list of hotels to reserve for a future stay.

Where to Stay

Reserve Fall and Winter stays now - most hotels have made their cancellation...

Hotel Reopenings

See a current list of hotels that are welcoming guests now.

Hotel Packages & Deals

Get more value from your stay in the Greater Boston area with these hotel packages...

 

Family Activities

From the waterfront to the Fens, and across the river too, Boston is full of family-oriented things to do.  Take a walk along the waterfront or the Freedom Trail.  You can visit the Franklin Park or Stoneham Zoo with advance reservations.

Boston Children's Museum is Open

We're Excited! The Museum has been quiet without you! But we have been working hard to get ready to...

Boston Common Visitor Center - Now Open

The Boston Common Visitor Center is Now Open!! While visiting Boston, visit our Information Centers...

Boston Ghosts

We have re-opened with the following precautions: Group sizes are limited Guests must wear masks or...

Franklin Park Zoo -Now Open

We're Open! And excited to welcome all guests safely... Online timed reservations are required for...

GoPixelYourself Selfie Museum at CambridgeSide

GoPixelYourself, an ‘Instagrammable Museum’ is opening at CambridgeSide on Friday, November 20,...

GPS Self-Guided Audio Tours

Turn your phone into a personal tour guide! Action Tour Guide provides self-guided audio tours;...

Greater Boston Celebration of Lights: Drive-through Holiday Light Show

Over 1 mile of roadway has been transformed into a glittering display of over 1 million LED lights...

Greenway Carousel

We look forward to welcoming you at the Greenway Carousel at the Tiffany & Co. Foundation Grove!...

Legoland: Holiday Bricktacular

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year, here at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston! Our...

Magic of Lights at Gillette Stadium

Join us for a festive and socially-distanced experience! The Magic of Lights drive-through...

Now Open: The USS Constitution Museum

We are excited to see you again! We’re sure you have questions on what to expect, so take a look at...

Patriot Place - Now Open

Our stores, restaurants and entertainment venues have temporarily adjusted their hours of operation....

Plimoth Plantation Outdoor Sites are Open

We are delighted that as of June 11, Plimoth is open to the public! We have missed our visitors and...

Quincy Square Winter Market

This year’s Quincy Chamber winter market will be held outdoors at Kilroy Square, located between The...

SNOWPORT in Seaport

Welcome to Snowport, a.k.a winter in Seaport. As the neighborhood known for what’s new and what's...

Stone Zoo - Now Open

We're Open! And excited to welcome all guests safely... Online timed reservations are required for...

The Polar Express™ 4-D Experience

Go on an extraordinary 4-D adventure this holiday season on THE POLAR EXPRESS! When a doubting young...

The Science Behind Pixar

What have you always wanted to know about the magic behind Pixar's awesome animation? Delve into...

Urban Adventure Quest is Open

Turn Boston and the Freedom Trail into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure....

Wrentham Village Premium Outlets - Now Open

Wrentham Village Premium Outlets is New England's largest outdoor outlet shopping center, featuring...

 

Trails & Transportation 

Fun if by land, fun if by sea.  Visitors will enjoy both with Boston’s many diverse and historic trails, such as the Freedom Trail.

Boston’s rich history of immigration and multiculturalism is celebrated along the Black Heritage TrailIrish Heritage TrailNative American Trail  and the Boston Equality Trail.  

Boston Common Visitor Center - Now Open

The Boston Common Visitor Center is Now Open!! While visiting Boston, visit our Information Centers...

Boston Duck Tours - Now Open

Tours at our Prudential Center location start on 7/13. Tours at our New England Aquarium location...

Boston Pizza Tours

Boston Pizza Tours is OPEN! Our #NorthEndPizzaTour operates Daily at 11am, 2pm and 5pm at $49/pp....

Experience the Freedom Trail Now

The Freedom Trail official historic sites, Freedom Trail Foundation, National Parks of Boston and...

Ghosts and Gravestones - Now Open

Overview Capacity will be limited to ensure appropriate social distancing. Family members will be...

GPS Self-Guided Audio Tours

Turn your phone into a personal tour guide! Action Tour Guide provides self-guided audio tours;...

Nantucket Ferry Running As Scheduled

Nantucket's natural beauty, history and charm make for a relaxing vacation, whether for the day or...

Old Town Trolley - Now Open

Whether you’re just breezing through or enjoying an extended stay, we’ve got several options to...

Plimoth Plantation Outdoor Sites are Open

We are delighted that as of June 11, Plimoth is open to the public! We have missed our visitors and...

Plymouth & Brockton Street Railway Is Open

Plymouth & Brockton Street Reailway Co. is open daily but with reduced service schedule. To...

Tour Harvard Square Safely!

Are you looking for an in-person experience, we are still offering public walking tours of Harvard...

Historic Tour of the Freedom Trail

Safely join a 90 minute walking tour of the Historic Freedom Trail! This tour will be covering the...

 

Museums & Exhibitions

Museums started to reopen in early July with safety guidelines for visits, including timed ticketing and/or reservations. Consider saving on admission with a Go Boston or Boston City Pass!

 

ArcLight Boston - Now Open

Now open at the Hub on Causeway! ArcLight is more than a place to see a movie—it’s an experience....

Boston Children's Museum is Open

We're Excited! The Museum has been quiet without you! But we have been working hard to get ready to...

Boston Tea Party - Now Open

Good day, friends! We’re delighted to invite you all to experience our interactive, multi-sensory...

Commonwealth Museum - Now Open

The Commonwealth Museum brings the story to life with state of the art interactive exhibits. Its...

Concord Museum - Now Open

Welcome to the Concord Museum! The health and safety of our staff and visitors is our highest...

Experience the Freedom Trail Now

The Freedom Trail official historic sites, Freedom Trail Foundation, National Parks of Boston and...

Institute of Contemporary Art - I’m yours: Encounters with Art in Our Times

Events of this year have brought the world to a halt, affecting global commerce and security,...

Institute of Contemporary Art - Now Open

The ICA will reopen to the public on Thursday, July 16 – and for Member Appreciation Days on...

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum - Now Open

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum announced it would reopen to the public on Wednesday, July 15,...

Monet and Boston: Lasting Impression

The MFA brings together its unparalleled collection of Monet paintings for the first time in a...

Museum of African American History - Now Open

Tickets will be available with two set daily time slots, 1:00pm - 2:00pm, and 2:30pm - 3:30pm *The...

Museum of Fine Arts - Now Open

The MFA will reopen at a reduced capacity in the interest of prioritizing the health and safety of...

Museum of Science Now Open

We reopen to the public Sunday, July 26! We're working to ensure a safe and T-rex -cellent...

New England Aquarium is Open

The New England Aquarium has reopened, and we are so excited to welcome you back. On behalf of the...

Newport Mansions are Open

The Breakers and The Elms are open again. The Breakers is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 6...

Now Open: Charles Hayden Planetarium at the Museum of Science

The Charles Hayden Planetarium has reopened with five shows now available. Explore the moons of our...

Now Open: The USS Constitution Museum

We are excited to see you again! We’re sure you have questions on what to expect, so take a look at...

Paul Revere House - Now Open

Welcome Back! Effective July 22, we are open Wednesday – Sunday, 10 am – 4pm. Home to...

Peabody Essex Museum - Now Open

We have missed you! Over the past few months, the museum has stayed in touch with you by sharing...

Peabody Essex Museum: The Salem Witch Trials of 1692

The Salem witch trials threatened the very core of the early Massachusetts Bay Colony. The...

Plimoth Plantation Outdoor Sites are Open

We are delighted that as of June 11, Plimoth is open to the public! We have missed our visitors and...

Salem Witch Museum - Now Open

The Salem Witch Museum examines one of the most enduring and emotional events in American...

SoWa First Friday

SoWa First Friday is open with a limited capacity. Please check with individual galleries and artist...

The Polar Express™ 4-D Experience

Go on an extraordinary 4-D adventure this holiday season on THE POLAR EXPRESS! When a doubting young...

Welcome Back - Showplace ICON Boston

We look forward to safely filling our seats with the best movie lovers in the world! The health and...

Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation

Jean-Michel Basquiat pioneered a groundbreaking visual language that confronted issues of racism,...

Historic Tour of the Freedom Trail

Safely join a 90 minute walking tour of the Historic Freedom Trail! This tour will be covering the...

Old North Church Open Houses

Old North Church and Gift Shop will be open with free admission on several dates this season!

Simon Theatre - Now Open

Enjoy a giant screen experience in our newly renovated Simons Theatre. Twenty-five moviegoers per...

 

Sports & Recreation

Boston offers a wide array of recreational activities for everyone including golfing, canoeing, sailing, swimming, biking, fishing and kayaking.

Encore Boston Harbor is Open

We are excited to welcome you back - Indulge in the excitement of our stunning Boston casino....

Yoga Classes

Yoga Classes Yoga at CRI w/ Anna Juraschek Yoga with Anna is for those rowers with a regular yoga...

 

Dining & Foodie Fun

As of June 22, restaurants are permitted to offer indoor dining service by meeting mandatory safety standards and recommended best practices. Be sure to call ahead to confirm availability.

Many restaurants have expanded their service to include outdoor table service as well as take out & delivery. Enjoy sidewalk, patio and roof top dining al fresco.

Bleacher Bar - Now Open

Oh how we’ve missed you, Fenway. Find us UnderTheBleachers with that burger and beer you’ve been...

Boston Area Restaurant Take Out & Delivery

Check out our running list of restaurants offering take out and/or delivery service. Check the...

Boston Pizza Tours

Boston Pizza Tours is OPEN! Our #NorthEndPizzaTour operates Daily at 11am, 2pm and 5pm at $49/pp....

Capalbo’s Italian Pop-up Menu

Citing a desire to offer comfort and approachable food through the winter, Chef David “Baz” Bazirgan...

Eataly Boston Marketplace is Open

Shop for groceries and wine at the Marketplace, or arrange for delivery or pick up. Groceries Eataly...

Encore Boston Harbor is Open

We are excited to welcome you back - Indulge in the excitement of our stunning Boston casino....

Enjoy Award-Winning Wine at Home

For a limited time only during the Covid-19 crisis, we have paired together 3, 6 and 12 bottle packs...

Holiday Themed Movie Nights at Banners Kitchen & Tap

Calling all movie buffs! Guests can now curb their movie theatre cravings each Friday night at...

Igloos at The Winter Pop-Up Bar

The Envoy’s modern building, radiating light and glass is crowned by the Lookout Rooftop. The...

Lola 42: Festive Holiday Cocktails to Kick Start The Season

We may not be able to enjoy holiday cocktails at our favorite bars this year, but just in time for...

Night Shift Brewing Open For Beer To Go

You can now order beer online and pick up at our Night Shift Brewing Everett taproom. This is one of...

Quincy Market Now Open

Looking for a quick bite? Then head over to Quincy Market for a wide variety of foods and desserts....

Revere Hotel Rooftop

One of the most coveted and beloved rooftop spots in Boston, Rooftop@Revere is your place to eat,...

Samuel Adams Beer Garden

The Samuel Adams Boston Brewery in Jamaica Plain is where we got our start and now home to all of...

Support Black-Owned Restaurants & Businesses

Support Black-owned restaurants in the area. Check out highlights from this crowdsourced list below:...

Support Quincy Restaurants

Many Quincy restaurants are open for take out and delivery, along with indoor and outdoor dining. If...

Time Out Market - Now Open

The reopening of Time Out Market Boston offers a Time Out Tastecation, the ultimate staycation...

Enjoy Taco & Tequila Tuesday At Home

Featuring a New Taco & Tequila Pairing every Tuesday! Tacos also available a la carte for $5/ea....

Trivia Tuesdays at Banners Kitchen & Tap

Banners Kitchen & Tap has introduced Trivia Tuesdays with Sporcle’s Stump! Trivia. Every week...

Tap Takeover Wednesdays at Banners Kitchen & Tap

On Wednesday nights from 6-9 p.m., Banners Kitchen & Tap is teaming up with local breweries to...

Outdoor Dining

Enjoy sidewalk, patio and roof top dining al fresco.

Indoor Dining

As of June 22 restaurants are permitted to offer indoor dining service.

Brews & Beer Gardens

Breweries and Beer Gardens are open for outdoor seating so you can safely enjoy your...

Shopping & Retail

For those of you who favor urban chic, the traditional and classic or upscale funky, our shops and stores are certain to please. The quality and versatility of our imaginative boutiques, eclectic galleries and prestigious department stores are only rivaled by our distinctive shopping districts where you can browse the glass-enclosed arcades at Copley Place, Prudential Center and CambridgeSide, meander the open-air Faneuil Hall MarketplaceLegacy Place and Patriot Place and seasonal artisan pop-ups and stroll the brownstone boutiques and shops along Newbury and Charles Streets. 

Designer and brand name outlet shopping is within easy reach at Assembly Row in SomervilleWrentham Premium Outlets in Wrentham, Merrimack Outlets in southern New Hampshire and the Kittery Outlets right over the border in Maine.

Where to Shop

Shop small, shop large, something for everyone!

Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Many retailers, merchants & restaurants are open with limited capacities & new...

Shop Small® in Boston

Now is the time to support the places you love. Find places on the Shop Small Map.

 

 

Explore Boston Neighborhoods

Each Boston neighborhood tells its own story, a tale of community, culture, and...

Cross Cultural Boston

Explore our many cross cultural events, exhibitions, sightseeing trails, and more!...

Holiday Events

Boston’s Holiday Season offers a wonderful selection of activities, events and...

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