Boston is known for being the home to many communities of different origins, and none is perhaps as iconically linked to the city’s image than the Irish Americans, which make up almost a quarter of the metropolitan area’s population. This makes Boston one of the best places on the planet to celebrate the most quintessentially Irish holiday. Check out our short guide to celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Boston.
New England is known for many things — world-class museums, top-notch universities, and beautiful European-style architecture. It’s also known as the home to some of the best seafood in the world. Lobster rolls? Clam chowder? We’re already drooling — and preparing for the seafood event of the year: the New England Seafood Expo, which takes place from March 15-17.
New England winters are hard enough — freezing temperatures, snow, sleet, ice, and frigid wind. But there’s truly no better place for winter activities and sports, like sledding, ice skating, snowboarding, and skiing. There are so many incredible ski and snowboarding resorts in the area that choosing where to spend your holiday or weekend can be dizzying — luckily for you, we pulled together the best of the best!
Boston is a city known for its food, museums, and history — but did you know it’s also a shopping destination? You’ll find all of the major designers, high street shops, and department stores of any city, but there are also plenty of quaint little neighborhoods full of cozy boutiques you won’t get anywhere else. We’ve put together a short guide to the best shopping Boston has to offer.
New Years is less than a week away, and while spending the night out on the town usually requires planning far in advance, there are still plenty of things you can do to ring in the end of the last decade and the start of the next one. Lucky for you, Boston is famous for its free and fun New Years celebration that takes over the entire city. From First Night to parties and galas galore, check out our short guide to the best of what the city has to offer.
Christmas is less than a week away, and New Year's is soon after. If you haven’t made your plans for dinner yet, don’t panic. There are still plenty of beautiful restaurants with special holiday meals and menus with spots still available — but you’ll need to act fast! Here’s a guide to some of the best restaurants to celebrate the holiday season.
Boston is known for many things — it's home to some of the country’s best universities, restaurants, local music, museums, and more. But it’s especially known for being a beautiful city, with a cozy European charm. Boston gets even more magical around the holiday season, so if you’re in the area this month, there are a few things you shouldn’t miss.
Thanksgiving is within sight, and you know what that means — Christmas is just around the corner, one of the busiest travel days in the year. Millions of people will be traveling in and out of New England airports, train stations, bus stations, and more, to spend the holidays with their loved ones. If you’re planning on making the voyage in and out of Boston Logan Airport, or anywhere else in the New England area, you’ll want to start making your travel arrangements to the airport now.
The fall season is well underway, and if you find yourself in the New England area, consider yourself lucky. From the changing leaves to the crisp, cold weather, New England is one of the best places to spend this time of the year. Whether you’re looking for a place to unwind at the end of a business trip, you’re planning a New England vacation with family, or you live in the area and want a classic staycation, we’ve rounded up several of the best towns and cities to spend a weekend while the weather gets cold.
Just because winter is fast approaching, doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of reasons to leave your house. Lucky for you, Boston is a hub for arts and culture, and many of the top acts in the world travel to New England on their international tours. With so many local venues of all sizes and kinds, there are plenty of concerts to choose from. We’ve rounded up the very best for this month, so buy your ticket soon!
One of the busiest travel days of the year is fast approaching: Thanksgiving is less than one month away! Did you know that over 50 million Americans traveled 50 miles or more away from home in 2018? This number goes up and up every year, and if you’re one of them, you’ll want to start your planning ASAP.
You’ve been seeing the plastic pumpkins, ghosts, and witch costumes since the end of the summer, but the big day has finally almost arrived! Halloween is on October 31st, which means you have just a couple weeks to plan your big day out. Whether you’re celebrating with family, friends, or solo, we’ve made a mini guide to doing Halloween right in Boston.
Whether you’re in Boston for business or pleasure, you’ll find yourself in a bustling cosmopolitan city, with inhabitants from all over the world. This means that you’ll find an incredible scene for arts, culture, and — most importantly — food! With some of the best restaurants and most celebrated chefs in the country, you’ll have no trouble finding something good to eat. You’re spoiled for choice, so we’ve rounded up the very best spots to grab brunch in the city.
The city of Boston was founded in 1630 by English Puritans fleeing religious persecution. It has since turned into a sprawling metropolis, a city of almost 700,000 inhabitants sprawling more than 230 kilometers. Boston’s rich history and the important place it holds in global education, politics, and sports, means that its a city full of architectural magnificence — from traditional, centuries-old brownstones to modern glass monstrosities. Its hotels are no different — we’ve pulled together the very best places to stay in Boston, for styles and tastes of all kinds.
Boston and New England attract visitors and residences from all over the world, making it a diverse and international area. Boston in particular hosts a number of international communities, as well as a wealth of fun and family-friendly cultural events all year round. One such event is the annual Oktoberfest, a German beer festival that takes place every autumn. Here’s how to celebrate Oktoberfest in Boston!
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