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Known for History. And so Much More.

Sure, you've heard of Boston. The perfect destination for history buffssports fanaticsbeer drinkersmarathon runners, and academics. But what if we told you it's also the city for music loversfoodiesoutdoor enthusiastscultural travelers, and, truthfully, anyone!

No matter what you're looking for, meet the one website that can show you how to truly experience Greater Boston! 

Fall in Boston

Marvel at fall foliage in one of Boston's parks, experience Boston's beer scene at an Oktoberfest, watch the Head of the Charles Regatta, or embark on a haunted ghost tour - find your ultimate fall bucket list in Boston.

Things to do This Weekend

Find what's happening this weekend in Boston. From festivals, performances, concerts, sporting events, or really anything else, we have the scoop on Boston's event scene this weekend.

Top Things to Do

Discover history around every corner, award-winning restaurants, world-renowned performance theaters, vast green spaces, endless family fun, and so much more. Plan your perfect vacation with the categories below.

Get Inspired

Step into history on the Freedom Trail, grab a lobster roll, visit our storied stadiums, or uncover the cultural diversity of 23 neighborhoods. No matter what’s in your perfect itinerary, here’s how to have a uniquely Boston experience.

10 Fun Things to Do on Your First Visit to Boston

So you are heading to the Hub for the first time and you need help - what to see, where to go, how...

12 Hidden Gems to Visit in Boston

Discover one-of-a-kind stops for your next Boston trip Sometimes you have to get off the beaten path...

25 Things to Do in Boston with Kids

We know you have one goal when traveling with kids – keep them occupied! Luckily, Boston is...

9 Things to do Along the Charles River

Greater Boston is known for over 100 firsts - the first public park, the first public library, and...

Boston Summer Bucket List

Whether it is your first or fortieth time visiting Boston, we’ve gathered the ultimate Summer...

How to Explore Boston by Boat

The warmer season in Boston is like no other city, with easy access to beautiful water views,...

Best Rooftop Bars in Boston

There is nothing better than good weather, a refreshing drink, and a delicious meal with a...

57 Date Ideas In Boston

Dating can be hard, and organizing the perfect date can be even harder. But don't worry because...

Pet-Friendly Activities in Boston

Boston is the perfect place for you and your best friend. Whether you're dining, shopping,...

Boston Events

Explore Boston like a local. Whether you're visiting this weekend, this week, or in a few months, here are our top picks!

Featured Events


Come face-to-face with an ice-breathing dragon and more fantastical creatures in a frozen mythical...

Trillium on the Greenway

We are delighted to announce that Trillium Garden on The Greenway will open for a seventh season!...

View Boston Grand Opening

View Boston is a 360 taste of the city, offering breathtaking indoor and outdoor views atop one of...

Boston Ballet - Fall Experience

Featuring four ballets, Boston Ballet's "Fall Experience" will awaken your senses and touch your...

Fiesta en La Plaza Series

The City of Boston and Cultural Ágora celebrate Latinx Heritage Month with Fiesta en la Plaza, a...

Handel + Haydn Society: Israel in Egypt

Jonathan Cohen launches his first season as artistic director with Handel’s epic tale of triumph...

HONK! Festival 2023

An awesome annual 3-day free festival bringing brass bands from all over the United States and the...

44th Annual Oktoberfest in Harvard Square

Harvard Square’s flagship event returns! We can’t contain our excitement either! Live music on...

Fashioned by Sargent

Fashioned by Sargent is on view at the MFA Boston from October 8, 2023–January 15, 2024. In...

New England Patriots vs. New Orleans Saints

On October 8 at 1:00, New England Patriots take on the New Orleans Saints at Gillette Stadium. Photo...

Boston's Food Scene

From Little Saigon to the North End, Boston features the freshest seafood and some of the best international ethnic cuisine in the country. See what's on the menu!


Cross Cultural Boston

Boston is a welcoming city that embraces world cultures and visitors of all backgrounds.

Music Scene

Boston is no stranger to hosting the world's best - Taylor Swift, Paramore, Noah Kahan, Beyonce, and Ed Sheeran. And that's just a glimpse of 2023. Talk about a mic drop!