Over 19 million domestic and over 1.7 overseas visitors come to the city annually, making it a leading tourist destination. Come find out for yourself why Boston Massachusetts is one of the world's favorite cities.
There are annual events which need no further introduction, Boston Marathon, 4th of July or First Night / First Day And there are many seasonal specialties near and dear to Bostonians which visitors should try to take advantage of; Lilac Sunday or the Duckings Day Parade in springtime, Boston Pride Festival for an entire week every June, The Head of the Charles Regatta in fall or a Nutcracker performance to get you into the holiday spirit. Boston's calendar is brimming with things to do, places to go, people to see.
Head of the Charles
Experience the largest two-day regatta in the world right in the heart of Boston. Find information...
Boston Wine & Food Festival
The Boston Wine Festival, founded by Chef Daniel Bruce in 1989 is held annually at the Boston Harbor...
First Night First Day
This New Year, visit Boston and experience all the excitement of First Night and First...
The Boston Marathon is the world's largest annual marathon. With the exception of this year, it...
Boston Pride has organized a series of virtual events for the month of June that will bring LGBTQ...
4th of July
Celebrate the Fourth of July in a city full of history. Explore the many events happening all over...
Start planning your trip now. There's so much to do, you just might have to stay a little longer! Find a hotel that meets your needs, pocket and life style- our accommodations run the gamut from luxury hotels to boutique properties to family-friendly and eco-friendly.
Boston dining is increasingly a destination all its own. The restaurant scene is delicious and dynamic. Select from Boston's acclaimed restaurants to neighborhood bistros and from contemporary cuisine to traditional New England fare with a few surprises to an eclectic mix of ethnic dishes, making for a gastronomical United Nations.
Even the shopping in Boston is of historic proportions in Massachusetts. Our designer boutiques, eclectic galleries, prestigious department stores and name-brand outlets are bound to please everyone from the whimsical window-shoppers to serious fashionistas. You can choose from indoor and outdoor shopping centers or specialty stores throughout Boston's neighborhoods.
You can root for the hometown or the opponent - just don't miss the opportunity to catch a sporting event in Boston. Whether it's a hat trick on the Garden ice or a walk-off home run at beloved Fenway Park - the thrill of simply being there-win or loose is a must on a visit to Boston.
Everyone loves a bargain - whether it's a room-upgrade, discounted theater ticket or a complimentary dessert with dinner. And in Boston, there are Great Deals to be found. Bringing the family? Be sure to check out our Passport to Savings with special offers design just for visiting families.
Each of the city's neighborhoods has a remarkably different style and tone. From the Back Bay's cosmopolitan streets and ornate Victorian town houses to the aromas spilling into the narrow and jumbled 17-century streets of Boston's North End to the spirited and funky neighborhood squares of Cambridge - all within easy distance from one another.