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Boston Attractions

From Faneuil Hall to Fenway, via Boston’s Finest Waterfront Hotel

With many sites to see and things to do in Boston, the city is a year-round destination for travelers. The Boston Harbor Hotel sits in the heart of Boston, and serves as a gateway to top attractions including museums, The New England Aquarium, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, the Rose Kennedy Greenway park system, the Italian North End, and the many activities along the waterfront.

Steeped in history, the city offers visitors abundant opportunities to discover the events that shaped our nation including walking The Freedom Trail and touring Bunker Hill Monument. From shopping and sporting events to activities on land and at sea, our Concierge is pleased to offer recommendations to assist in planning a Boston visit Beyond compare.



OFF SHORE

The Boston Harbor is a lively destination for adventurers big and small. Take to the water and enjoy Boston's best maritime offerings.

BOSTON HARBOR CRUISES

BOSTON DUCK TOURS

BOSTON SWAN BOATS

ODYSSEY CRUISES

CHARLES RIVERBOAT COMPANY

CLASSIC HARBOR LINES ADIRONDACK III

FISHES

DO & SEE

Explore Boston's cultural experiences just steps from the hotel's front door.

For an up-to-date listing of events in and around the city of Boston, please visit event calendars of our partners including Fort Point Channel and The Boston Harbor Association.

FRANKLIN PARK ZOO

BOSTON CHILDREN'S MUSEUM

FROG POND

NEW ENGLAND AQUARIUM

JFK PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

BUNKER HILL MONUMENT

THE INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART

MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

ISABELLA STEWARD GARDNER MUSEUM

MUSEUM OF SCIENCE

EXTERIOR

Stroll

With many sites to see and things to do in Boston, the city is a year-round destination for travelers.

Rose Kennedy Greenway

Faneuil Hall Marketplace (Quincy Market)

Boston Common

Boston HarborWalk

The Freedom Trail

Italian North End Neighborhood

A COUPLE

Shop

In addition to Boston's rich history, the city provides visitors with an endless array of shops.

Charles Street and Beacon Hill

Newbury Street

Prudential/Copley

Faneuil Hall

BASEBALL PLAYER

SPORTS/CONCERTS

Sporting events are a major part of Boston's culture. From the Red Sox to the Bruins and Celtics, sports is ingrained in the fabric of Boston with a rich history among all major sports. Boston Harbor Hotel is conveniently located near TD Garden arena and Downtown Boston offers convenient public transportation options to Fenway Park.

Fenway

TD Garden

Gillette Stadium

Bank Of America Pavilion

EXTERIOR ENTRANCE

UNIVERSITIES

Boston is home to some of the finest higher education institutions in the country, earning its nickname of "The Athens of America."

Tufts

Harvard

MIT

University Of Massachusetts

Boston University

Boston college

NORTHEASTERN

Events

Event Calendar

What to do in Boston

Highlights of Upcoming Events around the City

April

Terroir Master Class

Terroir Master Class at Meritage Restaurant + Wine Bar

Master Class with Wine Director Nicholas Daddona

Saturday, April 8th

3:30 - 5:00PM  |  Meritage Restaurant + Wine Bar

Be guided through the great terroirs of the world...

This class will focus on individual wine varieties and how they are affected by different soils, climates and landscapes.

Nick will compare great vineyards from around the world as he presents 4 flights of grape varieties, for a total of 8 wines throughout the class. Varieties will include Pinot Noir, Cabernet and Chardonnay.

Vineyards will include Grand Cru sites of France, Classified Bordeaux and Napa Valley. Wines will be paired with a selection of cheese.

Class followed by Chef Daniel Bruce’s Tasting Menu Including Wine:

$225 per Guest

Class Only:

$125 per Guest

 

*All prices are inclusive of tax and gratuity 

 

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Bien Nacido

Bien Nacido Wine Dinner at Meritage Restaurant + Wine Bar

Bien Nacido Wine Dinner with Chef Daniel Bruce and Wine Director Nicholas Daddona

Tuesday, April 11th

7:00PM  |  Meritage Restaurant + Wine Bar

Enjoy an evening of wine from the Santa Maria Valley paired in 5 courses as we present Bien Nacido’s range of award-winning Chardonnay and Pinot Noir - and even a few surprises from the winery’s cellar!

Long known as California’s Grand Cru, Bien Nacido has been a source for many great names, including Sine Que Non, Qupe and Au Bon Climate.

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Stolichnaya Dinner

Stolichnaya Dinner at Rowes Wharf Bar

Join Stolichnaya for a special three-course pairing dinner by Chef Daniel Bruce!

Wed, April 12, 2017

6:30 PM – 9:30 PM 

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Reception |Sage Bee's Knees cocktail made with Stolichnaya Gluten Free

Smokey Seared Scallops

Vodka Tarragon Sauce

First Course| Stolichnaya Gold

Sturgeon Caviar Topped Golden Potato Cakes

Micro Greens, Lemon Crème Fraiche, Chopped Egg


Second Course | Stolichnaya Elit

Fresh Cracked Pepper Egg Tagliatelle

Vodka, Tomato, Jonah Crabmeat Sauce


Dessert | Stolichnaya Vanilla

“White Russian"

Coffee Ice Cream, Vanilla Bean Anglaise, Toasted Sponge Cake , Espresso Gelee

Easter Brunch

Easter Brunch at the Boston Harbor Hotel

Easter Weekend at the Boston Harbor Hotel continues to be a fun family tradition with a celebrated, spring-inspired Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 16 featuring appearances by the “Easter Bunny” bearing treats for the younger guests.  Stay tuned for Easter Brunch menu updates and how to make reservations!

Boston Marathon

Boston Marathon

Watch 30,000 runners brave hilly New England terrain and unpredictable weather in the Boston Marathon, billed as the world’s oldest annual marathon. It begins in rural Hopkinton and ends in urban Copley Square.

Make Way for Ducklings Museum of Fine Arts

Make Way for Ducklings at the Museum of Fine Arts

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Make Way for Ducklings (1941), art from the beloved book is at the center of this exhibition, which tracks the career of award-winning children’s book author and illustrator Robert McCloskey (1914–2003). The retrospective presents more than 50 works, drawn primarily from the rich, but rarely exhibited holdings of The May Massee Collection at Emporia State University in Kansas. In addition to Make Way for Ducklings, the exhibition includes studies for other books written and illustrated by McCloskey.  Visit the MFA website  for additional details.

Greenway Carousel

The Greenway Carousel Opens for the Season on The Rose Kennedy Greenway

The Greenway Carousel Opens for the Season on The Rose Kennedy Greenway

 

DescriptionThe Greenway Carousel is a one-of-a-kind carousel located at The Tiffany & Co. Foundation Grove. Take a spin on an animal native to Boston: lobster, cod, fox, squirrel, grasshopper, peregrine falcon, turtle, butterfly, skunk, oarfish, whale, rabbit, owl, and harbor seal. The characters were inspired by the drawings of Boston school children and fabricated by Newburyport, Massachusetts artist Jeff Briggs. There are a total of 36 seats on the Greenway Carousel, considered New England’s most accessible carousel for adults and youth with physical or auditory disabilities.

May

Mother's Day

Mother's Day Brunch at the Boston Harbor Hotel

Celebrate Mom this Sunday, May 14th, with a festive Mother's Day Brunch overlooking the harbor.  Chef Daniel Bruce and Pastry Chef Shawn Dresser will prepare sprawling selections of brunch fare including everything from classic brunch favorites and savory spring dishes, to fresh seafood, sushi displays and a decadent dessert buffet.  Please call 617-439-3995 for reservations.

Fireside Lounge S'mores

Fireside Lounge at Rowes Wharf Sea Grille

ROWES WHARF SEA GRILLE

Timeless indulgences like specialty sweets, cozy cocktails and hot cocoa are sure to warm children’s hearts and make adult spirits soar.  Enjoy fireside specialties as well as the full menu at Rowes Wharf Sea Grille’s new outdoor fireside lounge area.   Visit roweswharfseagrille.com for additional details.

June

Summer in the City

Summer in the City at the Boston Harbor Hotel

Live soul, rat pack, and blues music share the summer stage with classic movies at the iconic waterfront Boston Harbor Hotel. Each summer, the Boston Harbor Hotel offers guests the unique opportunity to experience three months of live music and movies from the hotel’s picturesque floating barge stage.

From June  – September, Bostonians, visitors and adventurers big and small can enjoy all of the pleasures of a New England summer – sun-splashed days, breezy nights and most notably, the water. Spend your summer nights enjoying live waterfront entertainment and al fresco dining at the Boston Harbor Hotel’s annual SUMMER IN THE CITY Entertainment Series.

This summer, the Boston Harbor Hotel presents the 19th annual Summer in the City event series with a full lineup of first class waterfront entertainment. Locals and visitors in the city of Boston can enjoy an unparalleled experience with live music and classic movies on Rowes Wharf at the iconic Boston Harbor Hotel all summer long.

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