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Boston Tourism and Sightseeing
Boston is America's perfect destination for families in the summer! Experience the roots of American history by walking the Freedom Trail, the Black Heritage Trail, the Boston HarborWalk. Enjoy one of more than 50 tours from Whale watch tours to Boston Duck Tours to Segway tours to bicycle tours, to tours of the Boston Harbor Islands. Seafood, Italian feasts in Boston's North End, Chinese snacks in Boston's Chinatown- you can walk everywhere! Even the public transit system is easy to use and cheap- you can go to Harvard University for $2.00!  Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. Visitor Information. View Map.


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Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Quincy Market
Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Quincy Market Top Attraction!
Historic Site in Boston, MA USA

A landmark Boston shopping and entertainment venue A one-of-kind internationally-known entertainment and shopping landmark offering 'just about everything' under one roof.


Boston Duck Tours
Boston Duck Tours Top Attraction!
Tour in Boston, MA USA
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Boston's Famous Land and Water Tour! Hop aboard Boston Duck Tours and enjoy a fully narrated, historic tour of Boston in an authentic WWII amphibious vehicle that travels on land and water. You'll be greeted by one of our legendary ConDUCKtors, who'll be narrating your tour.

Copley Place
Copley Place Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Boston, MA
Shopping in Boston, MA USA

Located in the historic Back Bay, Copley Place is Boston's most distinctive shopping destination with over 70 stores including Tiffany & Co., Barney's New York, Neiman Marcus and Louis Vuitton.

Boston's Historic Freedom Trail
Boston's Historic Freedom Trail Top Attraction!
Tour in Boston, MA USA

Award winning Historic Boston Walking Tour

Boston Children's Museum
Boston Children's Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Boston, MA
Childrens Museum in Boston, MA USA

Boston Children's Museum engages children and families in joyful discovery experiences that instill an appreciation of our world, develop foundational skills, and spark a lifelong love of learning.


Adams National Historical Park
Adams National Historical Park
National Park in Quincy, MA USA

National Park

Boston African American National Historic Site
Boston African American National Historic Site
National Park in Boston, MA USA

National Park

Boston By Segway
Boston By Segway
Tour in Boston, MA USA

Segway Tours of Boston We offer 1 and 2 Hour Tours of Boston, Massachusetts. Come experience the city of firsts via the Segway PT. Our 1 Hour Adventure takes you along the amazing Boston Harbor.

Boston Ghosts
Boston Ghosts
Recreation in Boston, MA USA

Walking Ghost Tour of Boston Boston Ghosts is a walking ghost tour through the haunted history of Massachusetts' capitol. This beautifully aged city has its fair share of darkness, and guests will be led to the darkest secrets of the city.


Boston Town Crier--Tours of the Freedom Trail
Boston Town Crier--Tours of the Freedom Trail things to do on a rainy day in Boston, MA
Historic Site in Boston, MA USA
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Walking tours of Boston's Freedom Trail Colonial leader James Otis ("Taxation without representation is tyranny!"), or one of 5 other tour guides in colonial period clothing, take you on a 90-minute walking tour of the first 11 sights of the Freedom Trail.

Celebrate St Paddy's All Weekend Long at South Street Diner
Celebrate St Paddy's All Weekend Long at South Street Diner things to do on a rainy day in Boston, MA
Recreation in Boston, MA USA

Traditional Irish Meals and Drink Specials Celebrate the St. Patrick’s Day festivities all weekend long at South Street Diner with a corned beef and cabbage special with potatoes, carrots, homemade Irish soda bread and a pint of Guinness all for only $10.

Franklin Park Zoo
Franklin Park Zoo
Zoo in Boston, MA USA

Open Year Round - One of the area’s best values Franklin Park Zoo is a 72-acre site nestled in Boston’s historic Franklin Park, long considered the “crown jewel” of Frederick Law Olmsted’s Emerald Necklace Park System. The Zoo was founded in 1913.

Ghost Ship Harbor
Ghost Ship Harbor
Theatre in Quincy, MA USA

Halloween attraction Ghost Ship Harbor will return to the USS Salem in the Quincy Shipyard for another season of sheer terror.

Ghost Ship Harbor
Ghost Ship Harbor
Theme Park in Quincy, MA USA

Ghost Ship Harbor is Boston's scariest Haunted House

Handel and Haydn Society to Perform Purcell The Fairy Queen
Handel and Haydn Society to Perform Purcell The Fairy Queen things to do on a rainy day in Boston, MA
Concert in Boston, MA USA

Two performances of Henry Purcell's The Fairy Queen Conducted by Harry Christophers and narrated by Antonia Christophers, Purcell’s exquisite music is made vivid and colorful with ingenious dramatic effects and an entertaining script by Jeremy Sams, creator of the Metropolitan Opera’s The Enchanted Island.

Historic Taverns Pizza Tour
Historic Taverns Pizza Tour
Food Tour in Boston, MA USA

Discover historic Boston slice by delicious slice! Historic Taverns Pizza Tour ONE if by Land, TWO if by Sea, plus THREE slices of Boston's best Pizza! This unique Guided walking tour includes a public ferry across Boston harbor, plus stops for visits at TWO Historic Boston Taverns.

North End Pizza Tour
North End Pizza Tour
Food Tour in Boston, MA USA

Discover historic Boston slice by delicious slice! Got Pizza? Come hungry for Boston's tastiest tour! Our unique walking tours mix Food, Fun & History like never before. All tours include a slice from THREE different Pizzerias, all Top-Rated in Boston.

Outside The Box
Outside The Box
Music in Boston, MA USA

Bostons premiere free performing arts festival. Sponsored by Capital One, Outside The Box, Boston’s premier performing arts festival is the vision of philanthropist and arts enthusiast Ted Cutler, who believes in the power of arts to educate and inspire creative thinking.

PhotoWalks
PhotoWalks
Tour in Boston, MA USA

Photo Tours of Boston Explore Boston on 6 unique walking tours presented with fascinating historic commentary and creative photography tips. Capture amazing pictures of Beacon Hill, the Freedom Trail, Back Bay, the Public Garden, the Waterfront. or the North End.

PhotoWalks Tours
PhotoWalks Tours
Recreation in Boston, MA USA

Explore Boston from a different angle with PhotoWalks!

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Best Places to Stay in Boston


Changing Tides Bed & Breakfast
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From $158 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Four Seasons Boston
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From $463 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant, Free Breakfast.
Marriott Vacation Club Pulse At Custom House Boston
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From $319 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Three-bedroom Apartment In North End
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From $291 / night.


Two-bedroom One-bath In North End
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From $191 / night.



Best Time to Visit Boston


The best time to visit Massachusetts is in the fall and summer. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 40's and highs in the mid 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 30's. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the upper 60's and highs in the mid 70's. Summer nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's.

Spring Visit Boston in the summerSummer Visit Boston in the fallFall Winter


Monthly Temperatures in Boston


Month Low Avg High
January 22.1 29.3 36.5
February 24.2 31.5 38.7
March 31.5 38.9 46.3
April 40.5 48.3 56.1
May 50.2 58.5 66.7
June 59.4 68.0 76.6
July 65.5 73.9 82.2
August 64.5 72.3 80.1
September 56.8 64.7 72.5
October 46.4 54.1 61.8
November 37.9 44.9 51.8
December 27.8 34.8 41.7

Boston Visitor Bureau


Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau

Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau





Destinations in and around Boston to Visit



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