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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.

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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

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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

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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

January

Wine Boston

The Boston Wine Festival

January 9-March 27, 2015

The 2015 season of the Boston Wine Festival will kick-off with the Opening Reception on January 9th and feature an all-star lineup of intimate winemaker-hosted dinners, seminars and receptions taking place through March 27th. This year’s Boston Wine Festival features many of the best wineries and top personalities from the world of wine.

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Chocolate Festival Boston

Harvard Square Chocolate Festival

January 23-25, 2015

Head to Harvard Square for a delectable weekend of chocolate delight. Local vendors, cafes, and restaurants will be preparing tasty treats and samples for anyone with a sweet tooth. The famous Harvard Square chocolate treat sampling will be on Saturday from 1-2pm on Deguglielmo Plaza. 

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February

Beanpot

2015 Boston Beanpot

February 22nd

Watch Boston’s top college hockey teams, Boston University, Boston College, Harvard College and Northeastern University battle it out in this historic hockey tournament. 

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Frozen

Disney on Ice Presents Frozen

February 14-21

Frozen comes to life at the TD Garden. Disney on Ice presents the popular Disney story, Frozen, with hit music from the movie including “Let It Go” and “Do You Want to Build a Snowman?”

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Pajama Skate with the Bruins Ice Girls & Blades

February 16th  |  4:00-6:00PM


Support a great cause while having fun when you wear your PJ’s and skate with friends of the Boston Bruins! Join the Bruins mascot, Blades, and the Ice Girls at the Boston Harbor Hotel’s Rotunda Rink for an afternoon of skating fun. Donate new PJ’s and receive a raffle ticket for the chance to win Bruins autographed items, a Boston Harbor Hotel Afternoon Tea prize pack or a Boston Harbor Hotel family skating session! Raffle tickets can also be purchased for $10 with all proceeds benefiting Cradles to Crayons*.

4:00-6:00 PM at the Rotunda Ice Skating Rink at the Boston Harbor Hotel

*Cradles to Crayons provides children from birth through age 12, living in homeless or low income situations, with the essential items they need to thrive - at home, at school and at play.

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Skate Boston

Sweetheart Skate

February 14th  |  5:00-7:00PM

Take your sweetheart to the Boston Harbor Hotel’s Rotunda Rink this Valentine’s Day. Skate hand-in-hand by the Boston Harbor and snuggle up with drinks at the Rowes Wharf Bar and dinner at the Sea Grille.

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boston boat show

New England Boat Show

February 14-22, 2015

Explore New England’s largest boat show to date. From tall to small, the show hosts over 800 luxury boats from all over the world.

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March

Boston Flower Show

Boston Flower and Garden Show

March 11-15, 2015

The Seaport World Trade Center will turn into a gardener’s delight. Garden writers, industry experts, vendors, and local chefs will be chatting about gardening tips, plants and more.

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St Patrick's Day Boston

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 15, 2015

Visit South Boston for Boston’s biggest St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Celebrate Boston’s historic Irish culture and be sure to wear green for this fun event. 

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Irish Film Festival Boston

March 19-22, 2015

This internationally acclaimed festival aims to showcase Irish film in the Boston community. Watch these cultural narratives on the big screen at the Somerville Theatre.

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April

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2015 Boston International Film Festival

April 9-19, 2015

Local, national and international filmmakers will showcase their films during this ten-day event. 

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Boston Marathon

Boston Marathon

April 20, 2015

The Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest marathon and one of the most prestigious races. Watch the world’s best athletes race up Heartbreak Hill and cross the historic finish line on Boylston Street. 

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