Boston, MA

Travel Guide
Boston Common featuring a monument, a city and a statue or sculpture
One of the nation’s most historically interesting cities has numerous museums, exciting sports, great seafood and plenty of free activities.

Boston, a thriving modern city, has nearly 400 years of history. Walk along the 2.5-mile (4-kilometer) red brick Freedom Trail to see 16 important historic sites.

Boston Common, a park established in 1634, is a good place to start touring. Ride a swan boat in the adjacent Boston Public Garden and look for famous statues of a mother duck and eight ducklings.

Head north for shopping and fresh seafood at Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall Marketplace. The hall, topped with an iconic grasshopper weathervane, held early town meetings where dissent against the British led to revolution. See the Paul Revere House, home of the patriot who famously rode to Lexington in 1775, warning that the British were coming.

Near the north end of the trail is the Bunker Hill Monument, commemorating the first American Revolution battle. Just east near the Charlestown Navy Yard, climb aboard the USS Constitution, or Old Ironsides, which survived a famous War of 1812 battle.

Boston’s cultural sites are historic as well. In the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, opened in 1876, examine works from ancient Egypt to contemporary eras. Once a vaudeville house, the Boston Opera House now hosts operas, ballets, touring musicals and lectures.

Harvard University in Cambridge just west of Boston is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious universities. Wander through Harvard Yard, visit several museums and watch rowers train on the Charles River.

Join the crowd at Fenway Park and see baseball home runs foiled by the massive Green Monster wall along left field. For over 100 years, loyal Red Sox fans have cheered on their team, win or lose.

In the midst of Boston’s historic environment are modern sites. Blue skies reflect in the glass plates of the John Hancock Tower near Copley Square. Gaze over the city from the observation deck of the Prudential Building. See the Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge beautifully illuminated at night and ride an amphibious duck boat to see the city by land and water.

Where to stay in Boston

Hilton Boston/Woburn
Hilton Boston/Woburn
3.5 out of 5
2 Forbes Rd., Woburn, MA, 01801
The price is NT$3,686 per night from Aug 5 to Aug 6
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Woburn. Enjoy free parking, breakfast, and WiFi. Our guests praise the bar and the convenient parking in our ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (927 reviews)
"Very nice staff and a clean Hotel"

Reviewed on 2022/7/5

Hilton Boston/Woburn
The Revolution Hotel
The Revolution Hotel
3.5 out of 5
40 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA, 02116
The price is NT$5,299 per night from Jul 17 to Jul 18
Stay at this 3.5-star hotel in Boston. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a 24-hour fitness center. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,135 reviews)
"We loved the artwork and general vibe of the hotel. The place is modern, art forward, and everyone is very friendly and helpful. The bar is lively and the coffee shop in the lobby is excellent. We really enjoyed our stay and the front desk staff is very nice."

Reviewed on 2022/7/5

The Revolution Hotel
Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport
Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport
4 out of 5
450 Summer Street, Boston, MA, 02210
The price is NT$6,890 per night from Aug 4 to Aug 5
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Boston. Enjoy free WiFi, 4 restaurants, and 3 bars/lounges. Popular attractions New England Aquarium and Long Wharf are located ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (269 reviews)
"very clean and quiet"

Reviewed on 2022/7/5

Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Sonesta ES Suites Burlington Boston
Sonesta ES Suites Burlington Boston
3 out of 5
11 Old Concord Rd, Burlington, MA, 01803
The price is NT$5,148 per night from Jul 7 to Jul 8
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Burlington. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the clean rooms in our reviews. ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,983 reviews)
"My only complaint was that water in the shower was difficult to adjust. But, it was really hot water and thats a plus! The hotel seemed very secure and safe. Quiet location, yet close to amenities."

Reviewed on 2022/6/18

Sonesta ES Suites Burlington Boston
Sonder 907 Main
Sonder 907 Main
4 out of 5
907 Main Street, Cambridge, MA, 02139
The price is NT$5,386 per night from Jul 7 to Jul 8
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Cambridge. Enjoy WiFi, a flat-screen TV, and complimentary toiletries. Popular attractions Fenway Park and ...
4/5 Very Good! (171 reviews)
"The front desk staff was great. The room was perfect. Great charm and character. Will definitely plan to stay here again since my son is attending college at MIT and I plan to visit."

Reviewed on 2022/7/4

Sonder 907 Main
Global Luxury Suites Downtown Boston
Global Luxury Suites Downtown Boston
4 out of 5
8 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA, 02111
The price is NT$10,739 per night from Jul 10 to Jul 11
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Boston. Enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour fitness center, and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful ...
4/5 Very Good! (267 reviews)
"Great property and location."

Reviewed on 2022/7/1

Global Luxury Suites Downtown Boston
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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