The Westin Boston Waterfront is situated in Boston's dynamic Seaport District, placing hotel guests near an array of exciting things to do in the neighborhood and beyond.
Attend a meeting at the adjacent Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, take a cruise around Boston Harbor, discover unique historical attractions or sample one of the Seaport's many delicious restaurants. Below, we've detailed out our favorite things to do in the neighborhood, all of which are located near our hotel.
Spirit of Boston
8 minute walk / 0.4mi
The Spirit of Boston plays host to year-round cruises around the scenic Boston Harbor. Enjoy lunch, dinner, holiday or themed cruises as you soak in incredible city views.
The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)
10 MINUTE WALK / 0.5MI
Located just a ten-minute walk away from our hotel, the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) boasts spectacular Boston Harbor views as well as unique modern works of art. The museum rotates displays of their permanent collection and hosts visiting exhibitions throughout the year.
Boston Fire Museum
10 minute walk / 0.5mi
Built in 1891, the Congress Street Fire Station is now in the National Register of Historic Places and houses the Boston Fire Museum. The museum displays artifacts from Greater Boston's long and renowned history of fire fighting.
Boston Children's Museum
10 MINUTE WALK / 0.6 MI
A popular thing to do with the entire family, the Boston Children's Museum features an array of kid-friendly exhibits, including a three-story climbing structure, an art studio, a science playground, a construction zone and much more.
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
12 MINUTE WALK / 0.6MI
Embark on a guided tour of this popular Seaport microbrewery and taste varieties of beer you can't find in stores. End your outing with a visit to Harpoon Brewery's Beer Hall, a great place to relax with friends while enjoying a cold pint and soft pretzel.
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
13 minute walk / 0.6mi
Experience one of the most important events leading up to the American Revolution. The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum floats in Fort Point Channel and offers a hands-on adventure back in time through virtual exhibits and restored tea ships.
New England Aquarium
5 minute cab / 1.2mi
Pay a visit to one of Boston's most popular things to do, The New England Aquarium. Opened in 1969, it is the home to an array of amazing creatures unique to this region, including little blue penguins, lionfish, seadragons, Northern fur seals, sea lions, Atlantic harbor seals, giant lobster and much more.
Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
8 minute walk / 0.4mi
The Westin Boston Waterfront is located near the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion (formerly the Bank of America Pavilion). This Seaport Boston outdoor amphitheater is one of the largest venues in Boston and features spectacular concerts and events all year long.
PICKS UP ON OUR FRONT DRIVE
Old Town Trolley Tours offer hop-on, hop-off service and a variety of tour options to choose from. Visit our concierge for assistance with booking your tour and enjoy exploring attractions like Faneuil Hall, the historic North End, and Boston’s waterfront. Trolleys are available for pickup on our front drive.
Upper Deck trolley tours are available for pickup steps from our front door on Summer Street. Offering 1- or 2-day passes, Upper Deck tours weave their way through Boston and Cambridge and offer commentary on over 100 points of interest throughout the city.
The Lawn On D
3 minute walk / 0.2mi
The Lawn on D offers family-friendly activities in addition to their on-site bar, The Tent, which offers a variety of food and beverage options. Take advantage of complimentary lawn games, experience seasonal outdoor concerts and local events, or explore the D Street ArtLAB with rotating art installations. There's something for everyone at the Lawn on D.
15 minute walk / 0.7mi
Each year, Cruiseport Boston gives more than 300,000 passengers access to the beauty of the New England and Canadian coastline, Bermuda, and the Caribbean. The recently renovated Cruiseport terminal is located less than two miles from Faneuil Hall and The Freedom Trail, and less than one mile from the waterfront restaurants and attractions of Boston’s Seaport District.