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!
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.