10 Reasons To Visit Boston

Besides great seafood and the Red Sox, what are the can’t-miss experiences in Beantown? The experts at Four Seasons Hotel Boston offer their 10 top picks.

Aug 23, 2010
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Buff up on your Boston history on The Trail of Freedom.
Buff up on your Boston history on The Trail of Freedom.
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Take in a ballgame at Fenway Stadium.
Take in a ballgame at Fenway Stadium.
Enjoy nature on a Swan Boat ride.
Enjoy nature on a Swan Boat ride.
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The majesty of the whales and the Boston skyline impress on whale watch tours.
The majesty of the whales and the Boston skyline impress on whale watch tours.
Boston boasts a long, rich history.
Boston boasts a long, rich history.
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Explore land and sea on one of Boston's famous Duck Boats.
Explore land and sea on one of Boston's famous Duck Boats.

Characterised by simplicity and old-world charm, Four Seasons Hotel Boston welcomes you into a sanctuary overlooking the famed Public Garden—just steps from Beacon Hill.

Science and Boating

Head to the Museum of Science and experience the “Colossal Fossil” Triceratops named Cliff, then board Boston’s world-famous Duck Boats for an unforgettable city-wide excursion.

Play Ball at Fenway Park

During the summer months, catch a game at historic Fenway Park, home to Boston’s beloved Red Sox and the oldest Major League Baseball park in the United States. During the winter and spring months, the Boston Celtics, one of the most storied franchises in professional basketball, hold court at the TD Garden.

Smart Street

Stroll the boutiques of chic Newbury Street in Boston’s Back Bay, followed by lunch at an outdoor bistro.

New England Aquarium: Water World

Enjoy an afternoon at the New England Aquarium, home to 600 species of animals—and don’t miss the popular Penguin Power exhibit.

Beacon Hill: Walk Through History

Explore the cobblestone streets of Beacon Hill. Visit the home sites of Louisa May Alcott and John Hancock, and take a picture of yourself on Acorn Street, the most photographed street in the United States.

Watching the Whales

Embark on a Whale Watch from Boston Harbor. Take in the majesty of these amazing creatures along with the beauty of the Boston skyline.

Little Italy

Discover the North End—Boston’s Little Italy. Sample authentic Italian cuisine at its best, just steps from Paul Revere’s house.

Swan Song

Just across from the Hotel, take in the natural beauty of the Boston Public Garden and enjoy a tranquil Swan Boat ride.

Day at the Museum

Visit the Museum of Fine Arts, boasting over 320,000 pieces of art including French Impressionist paintings and Egyptian artefacts. And don’t miss the new Art of the Americas wing, opening November 2010.

Around the Globe

Explore the Mary Baker Eddy Library. Don’t miss the Mapparium—a one-of-a-kind, three-story, painted glass globe, which provides a fascinating snapshot of the world in 1935 when the globe was made.


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