Plan your trip to Boston, Massachusetts
Regional Population: 589,141
Elevation: 13 meters
Time Zone: America/New_York
Local Currency: USD
Nearby Airports: BOS
Our local expert shares her tips to help you plan your vacation to Beantown and discover its many wonderful historic neighborhoods.
From classic clam chowder to contemporary cuisine infused with a New England flavor, Boston has it all.
Check out these properties for kid-friendly services and local family-fun attractions.
Get local expert tips on how to make the most of your tour to these 16 historic sites that trace America’s colonial roots.
Art, science, children, history, sports—check out the city’s best creative and intellectual institutions, sure to satisfy any range of interests.
Favorite places—both new and historic—to get wicked shattered, from Faneuil Hall to South Boston.
From baseball to hockey, the marathon to a regatta, get insider tips on how to catch a piece of the sporting action, both pro and college, on your next visit to Beantown.
Spend time without spending a lot of money to get to know Boston with these free (or nearly free) things to do and see.
Read about the latest and greatest places to bunker down on your Boston vacation.
Tips for families to maximize their college visit to Boston, which is the college-visit capital of the country.
From the Colonial East to the Wild West, step back in time at some famous—and not-so-famous—destinations.
Slashed gate prices and online specials help families save big bucks at amusement parks this summer.
Take a family vacation road trip to these New England destinations that are kid-friendly and affordable.
Check out these St. Patrick’s Day parades and celebrations around the world to show your love for the Irish.
For those who like local, one-of-a-kind finds, here’s a list of the best boutique shopping cities in the U.S.
Start the holiday season with these fun top family activities including concerts for the kids, a train ride with Santa and chocolate-making demonstrations.
Sharpen your Cupid’s arrow and take your sweetheart to one of these annual love events held around the world.
At some airports, you can bypass the fast-food feeding frenzy and enjoy a real meal at one of these 14 worthy eateries.
Sip famous, handcrafted beers and learn how they’re made on brewery tours across the country.
Hotels around the country are gearing up for the holidays with select Christmas-themed teas for the entire family.
This city’s Little Black Book travel guide compacts all the info you need to know to act like an in-the-know local on your next Boston vacation.