Welcome to Boston, Massachusetts
Known as a hub of innovation with a revolutionary spirit, Boston offers the perfect mix of history, invention, and hospitality to inspire. Boston’s international appeal is renowned it has regularly been ranked a top U.S. destination for international association meetings.
Boston is home to a wealth of historic landmarks and considered the birthplace of the American Revolution. For any history buffs visiting this charming city, the Freedom Trail should not be missed! The city is great for walking so include in your plans time to meander into the various neighborhoods – each with a unique personality. Boston has a vibrant waterfront that is famous for its restaurants serving lobster and clam chowder. It is home to diverse museums, the New England Aquarium and world-renowned sports teams and universities. Take some time to discover surrounding New England with easy access to the beaches of Cape Cod, Nantucket, the coast of Maine, the mountains and lakes of New Hampshire and Vermont and the world-famous mansions of Newport, Rhode Island!
Logan International Airport (BOS) is the primary airport serving New England, and one of the nation’s busiest ones. It has recently completed a $4-billion major expansion and modernization. With nonstop international service from 56 destinations and nonstop domestic service from 77 destinations, getting to Boston has never been easier. Logan Airport is located a convenient two miles from the city center, with several public airport transportation options from downtown and suburban locations.
Another way to arrive to Boston is by train: Amtrak trains depart from stations centrally located in cities along the eastern corridor, like New York, Philadelphia, Providence Station, or Washington, DC, and arrive at one of four stations in the Boston metro area. Train rides throughout the Northeast offer spectacular views, such as the scenic landscape of the Connecticut coastline or the beautiful Berkshire Mountains of western Massachusetts. Trains are equipped with free WiFi and at-seat outlets for your mobile devices.
The history of Boston is America’s history. At the convention centers you are minutes away from cultural attractions that detail Boston’s involvement in America’s most significant past. Not to be missed are the Freedom Trail, a walking tour which takes visitors to 16 historical sites and covers two and a half centuries of American history, and the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, a multi-sensory museum experience that culminates in guests throwing crates of tea into the harbor, reenacting the famous event that forever changed the course of American history.