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The Westin Boston Waterfront
425 Summer Street · BostonMassachusetts02210 · United States  • Phone: (617) 532-4600 · Hotel Reservations: (866) 716-8108
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Things to do in Boston

Local Attractions

Our Boston Seaport District location is provides convenient access to many things to do in Boston. Take advantage of our scenic city, and explore by foot by walking along the harbor. We are also located near bus and MBTA Silver Line T stops with transportation to downtown Boston.

Looking for the local attractions closest to our hotel? Check out things to do in the Seaport District.

Travel Tip: One of our concierges, Deb Hegger, has been certified by Les Clefs d’Or. She and any of our other associates would be happy to assist with additional local recommendations during your stay.

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Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Five-minute cab / 1.3 mi

Strolling through the outdoor marketplace at Faneuil Hall is one of the most iconic things to do in Boston. Learn about Boston's history in the original Faneuil Hall building or shop the retail and food establishments in Quincy Market.



Boston's North End

Six-minute cab / 1.6 mi

Visit the city's oldest residential community and see historic sites such as the Paul Revere House and Old North Church. Enjoy delicious pasta, pizza and pastries in the many Italian culinary establishments in the neighborhood.



John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum

11 minute cab / 3.2 mi

Dedicated to the 35th President of the United States, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum contains memorabilia from different generations of the Kennedy family. The library is also home to an exhibit on Ernest Hemingway.


Newbury Street

10 minute cab / 2.5 mi

Indulge in retail therapy along one of Boston's most enchanting streets. Newbury Street is famous for its chic and fashionable stores as well as world-class restaurants lining its eight blocks.


Boston Public Garden

10 minute cab / 2.3 mi

This garden was established in 1837 as the first public Botanical Garden in the United States. Today, it is a green and flowering oasis in the middle of metropolitan Boston. During the warmer months relax and take in the scenery as you ride the park's iconic Swan Boats.


Fenway Park

14 minute cab / 5.1 mi

Watching the city's beloved baseball team at the oldest park in the major league is one of the not-to-be-missed things to do in Boston. Cheer on the eight-time world champion Boston Red Sox, and see the Green Monster in person. 


The Freedom Trail

10 minute cab / 1.9 mi

Take this red brick road and cover two-and-a-half centuries of America's most significant past. Reconnect with 16 historical sites during the course of two or three hours, and check out many other things to do in Boston also found along the Freedom Trail.


Bunker Hill Monument

13 minute cab / 2.8 mi

Come visit the site of the first major battle of the American Revolution. Climb the 294 steps of the monument, and check out the spectacular views from the top.

Images courtesy of the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau.