Summer in Boston features a vibrant array of cross cultural events and festivals. Boston neighborhoods come alive throughout the summer with celebrations such as the Cambridge Carnival, with its grand costume parade accompanied by rich rhythmic musicality promoting all types of cultures.
Arts & Culture, Shopping & Sports
There's nothing quite like outdoor entertainment, especially if it's free: head to to the Esplanade for a series of free concerts from the Boston Landmarks Orchestra. Shoppers will love Boston's Faneuil Hall Marketplace and the high-end boutiques on Newbury Street. For sports fans, catching a Red Sox game at Fenway Park is a must when you're in Boston.
Boston dining is its own destination these days. New restaurants and old favorites cater to every palate and pocketbook. Many feature al fresco options – sidewalk, patio and roof top dining beckons all.
North of Boston and on Cape Cod, picturesque beaches are frequented by locals and visitors alike, and the colonial towns hum with the bustle of eager explorers. By land or sea, visitors to Boston will find New England charm as they journey outside the city.
More Things to Do
As a port city in a historic region, Boston provides easy access to a number of day...
Check out these sample itineraries to help guide your visit to Boston and beyond.