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Spring in Boston

Get outside in Boston, one of America’s great walking cities where the historic port, beautiful waterways, elaborate bike paths and networks of urban green space invite you to have fun outdoors. Stroll along the Boston HarborWalk to take in views of Boston Harbor and the diverse neighborhoods that border the sea. And Boston's Swan Boats are back, starting May 8.

Seasonal Events

20 Knots: Daffodils For Boston

A garden of modern art sprouts in Seaport. Visit the Daffodil installation on Seaport Common from...

Hot Wheels Ultimate Drive-Thru at Patriot Place

This must-see, kid-focused event allows families to enjoy the thrill of the larger-than-life...

Boston Harbor Cruise: Whale Watch

Set sail with us for the whale watch experience of a lifetime. Our destination: Stellwagen Bank...

Greenway Carousel

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

Boston Harbor Cruise: Historic Sightseeing Cruise

Boston’s inner and outer harbors are awash in legend and lore. Not to mention beauty. On this fully...

Swan Boats Opening Day

Opening Day is Saturday, May 8 at 10:00 am! Masks are required and we will limit the number of...

WOW: Wind on Water Public Art Exhibit

The Navy Yard Garden Association has launched the free public art exhibit WOW: Wind on Water by...

Overnight Getaways

Hotel Packages & Deals

Get more value for your stay in the Greater Boston area.

Hotel Reopenings

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

Foodie Fun

The biannual Dine Out Boston returns in March when Greater Boston area restaurants offer special prix fixe menus - for dine in and take out.  And outdoor dining is back! Sidewalk, patio and roof top dining beckons all – all season long.

Boston - Airport/Chelsea/Revere

Boston - Airport/Chelsea/Revere

Boston - Airport/Chelsea/Revere

What's Open in Boston

Check out our list of recent reopenings. These museums & attractions, organized sightseeing tours, and indoor historical sites have been permitted to reopen this Spring 2021. See our expanded list of reopenings in Greater Boston.

Boston Common Visitor Center - Now Open

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

Boston Pizza Tours

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

City View Tour: The Best of Boston by Bike

This tour takes you through six different neighborhoods as we cycle past countless historical and...

Don Quijote Tours - Now Open

We are open! Operating in the New England and metropolitan area of Boston, since 1991, Don Quijote...

Encore Boston Harbor - Now Open

Indulge in the excitement of our stunning Boston casino. Immerse in the tranquility of our luxurious...

GPS Self-Guided Audio Tours

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

Institute of Contemporary Art - Now Open

The ICA is reopening March 20, 2021. The ICA is currently closed but we look forward to reopening to...

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum - Now Open

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum will reopen to the public on Friday, February 5. To ensure a...

Museum of Fine Arts - Now Open

The MFA has reopened at a reduced capacity in the interest of prioritizing the health and safety of...

Museum of Science - Now Open

We reopen to the public Monday, February 8! We're working to ensure a safe and T-rex -cellent...

New England Aquarium - Now Open

The New England Aquarium will reopen on February 5, and we are so excited to welcome you back. On...

The Larz Anderson Auto Museum - Now Open

The Larz Anderson Auto Museum is open! We have taken all precautions to ensure your safety, as well...

Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation

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

Old Town Trolley - Now Open

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

Tour Harvard Square Safely!

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

Nightlife

Though at 50% capacity, comedy clubs are back to make you laugh! Laugh Boston, located in the Seaport District, has scheduled several shows starting in April.  North End's Improv Asylum brings back its Main Stage Show, featuring two show times on Friday and Saturday nights starting April 2. South of Boston, you can reserve tickets for a Saturday night show at The Comedy Scene at Patriot Place in Foxboro.

Boston's Best Showcase

Boston comedy is back! Come check out this showcase of some of Boston's best stand-up comedians...

Improv Asylum Main Stage Show

Improv Asylum's Main Stage cast performs interactive improv sets completely inspired by audience...

Orlando Baxter at The Comedy Scene

Orlando Baxter exploded onto the Boston comedy scene in 2005, and quickly established himself as one...

Steve Sweeney

Born in Charlestown, Steve Sweeney is a legendary Boston comedian known as a master of dialects and...

Christine Hurley at The Comedy Scene

Christine Hurley loves what she does...making people laugh! Married to Jimmy Hurley and having five...

Aida Rodriguez

Born in Boston and raised in the Dominican Republic, Aida Rodriguez is a comedian, actress,...

John Heffron

Energetic and accessible, acclaimed stand-up comedian John Heffron shares an array of relatable...

TRIXX

Taboo shattering, searingly honest, and painfully funny, Frankie “TRIXX” Agyemang is one of North...

Rachel Feinstein

Rachel is a nationally touring comedian and actress. Huffington Post called her “the only comedian...

Apr 2021

Spring Blooms in Boston

Spring has sprung in Boston! Visit America's Walking city as it blooms with breathtaking plant life. Check out our guide below to the top places to experience Spring in Boston. Boston Public Garden Location: Back Bay Boston is home to the first public botanical garden in America: The Boston

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Outdoor Arts in Boston

Explore Boston's outdoor art scene on your next socially distanced walk around...

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Boston Neighborhoods: Roxbury

As part of the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau Neighborhoods...

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Explore the Outdoors in Boston

Get outside in Boston, one of America’s great walking cities where the...

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Boston Safe & Strong Pledge

The Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) is partnering with the...

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Spring Holidays

Throughout March, you can uncover, discover and celebrate all that Boston has to offer during Women's History Month. Take in numerous virtual lectures or follow the Women's Heritage Trail, a self-guided tour that tells the remarkable stories of women whose lives and achievements have enriched the city of Boston for almost four centuries. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by discovering good cheer with cross cultural activities, virtual performances or a traditional Irish meal.  

In April, Several Boston area restaurants will offer special Easter menus for indoor, outdoor, and take-out dining. April School Vacation begins with Patriot's Day and continues for a week with special activities and exhibits across the city. Please note that the Boston Marathon, normally held in Spring, has been postponed until October 11.

Boston - Airport/Chelsea/Revere

Boston - Airport/Chelsea/Revere

Boston - Airport/Chelsea/Revere

Boston - Airport/Chelsea/Revere

Citywide

MyLocalMA

Our Main Streets need our love, more than ever. Now is the time to find your local.

Explore Boston Neighborhoods

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

Let us Guide You

Boston Common Visitor Center

The Boston Common Visitor Center is open daily from 9:00 am-4:00 pm. Closed on Tuesdays.

Visitors Guide

View the Official Visitors Guide on your computer or mobile device...

Accessibility

Transportation & experiences that are accessible to as many people as possible, welcoming visitors...

Information Kit

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Spring Weather

 
 Monthly Avg  High Avg Low Avg   Precipitation
 March  46°  32°  9"
 April  56°  41°  6"
 May  67°  50°  3.2"

What to Wear: 
Bostonians dress smartly and simply. The weather can be unpredictable. Wear layers that can be removed or added. An umbrella is a good idea for May showers.

Day: If you're touring, wear comfy shoes for walking. Depending how early in the season you visit, you may want a heavier jacket.

Evening: Consider your agenda; the theater tends to be dressier and some upscale restaurants require jackets. It can get chilly in the evening.

45% Savings at Must-See Attractions

Boston CityPASS® — Spend less and experience more at the best attractions in Boston at a 45%...

Up to 50% Off Top Attraction Admission

Save up to 50% on admission to over 45 of Boston’s top attractions like Boston Duck Tour, New...

20% off an Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure- Boston

Turn Boston into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement...

Free JobGet App

With Covid-19 severely impacting hospitality and restaurant workers, JobGet is helping people who...

College Student Discounts

Show your College ID for CambridgeSide's best deals for college students! Best Buy (Level 2) - See...

Dine Out Boston Menu through April at Antico Forno

Dine Out Boston extended to April 30, 2021. Dinner only. Not available on Saturdays. Located in...

Dine Out Boston Menu through April at Terramia

Dine Out Boston extended to April 30, 2021. Dinner only. Not available on Saturdays. One of the...