Explore Boston

Whether you want to explore Boston’s historic streets or hang out in trendy bars and open-air cafés, there is plenty to explore in Boston. If you’d like to explore beyond Boston, Massachusetts has plenty to offer. More than 18 million people visit Boston annually. Come learn about the area.

Boston is truly a special place to go to college. When you attend school in Boston, you are part of a bigger community of people from around the world converging to the nations leading center of research, and study. An illustrious roster of eminent leaders in politics, medicine, literature, and the performing arts, spent their formative years in the classrooms, labs, and studios in Boston, “America’s College Town.”

Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau: Offers a complete look at events and activities in the Greater Boston area whether you are a casual tourist or planning a group outing.

Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism: Explore all Massachusetts has to offer, from Cape Cod to the Berkshires and everything in between. Find lodging, transportation options and information about events happening statewide.

Boston.com Events Listing: Find unique, local and upcoming events.

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA): View train, subway, bus and boat schedules, use the MBTA Trip Planner to map your route, and purchase or reload your “Charlie Card.”

Massport: Your source of information for all things Boston Logan International Airport including flight arrival and departure information, flight tracking tools, and parking rates and locations.

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum: Set on the water a short walk from the BCEC, the Boston Tea Party Ships and museum showcases Boston’s and America’s history and unique colonial charm. The museum is perfect for a tourist, but also has ample room for group tours and events in Abigail’s Tea Room and Terrace.

Explore Boston on Foot: Find historic, cultural and neighborhood walking tours starting right from our convention centers and leading you around America’s walking city.