Travel Channel's Guide to Boston

We pulled together our picks of what to see and do while you're in Boston. This comprehensive travel guide provides tourists with all the info they need to know to plan for a great trip in Beantown, including how to get around Boston, must-see attractions, the best restaurants, the swankiest bars, quick escapes and much more!

Getting Around

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Make your trip to Boston more enjoyable with a few of our suggestions about how to get around Beantown with ease via taxis, public transit, bikes and more.

5 Boston Must-Sees

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If you're in Boston for a few days and only see these 5 tourist attractions, you won't leave disappointed. Trust us. Take a look at our picks for Boston's must-see sights.

Wicked Local Eats

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Eat like the locals, and try some of the locals' favorite restaurants, including U Burger, Grotto, Sportello, Il Villaggio and Bisto du Midi.

Quick Escapes

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Get Travel Channel's 6 quick ways to unwind and relax in Boston. Take a tour of the Sam Adams Brewery; get a mani/pedi at MiniLuxe; or pick up a sweet treat at Kickass Cupcake.

Sports Fix

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Visit Boston, and see 5 spots to get your sports fix, including a trip to Fenway Park to catch a Red Sox baseball game, or check out unique memorabilia at The Sports Museum.

Off the Beaten Path

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Travel Channel provides alternate, but fun ways to explore Boston, including a thrill ride on Codzilla; a stroll through the Museum of Bad Art; or a sweet trip to the Chocolate Bar.

Best Beer "Beah" Spots

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Nothing says "Boston" quite like sipping on a cold beer on the waterfront. So take a look at a few of our picks to pick up a cold one, including the Samuel Adams Brewery and the Harpoon Brewery.

Historic Boston

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Numerous historical events happened in Boston that shaped the American landscape. Rediscover the city's rich history, and take a tour of Boston's Freedom Trail, or take a Pirates and Patriots tour.

Born to Shop

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From tiny boutiques to huge malls, Boston has a variety of great shopping options. Go shopping at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Newbury Street, Harvard Square and more!

Fine Dining

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Get the dish about Travel Channel's picks for the best restaurants in Boston, including Mistral, Legal Seafoods and Ristorante Fiore.

Swankiest Cocktails

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Relax and grab a drink or 2 at one of our picks for Boston's best cocktail bars with the best mixologists, including Haru, Cuchi Cuchi and Strega Waterfront.

After Dark

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See Travel Channel's picks for the Boston's Top 5 spots to explore after dark, including Sweet Cheeks Q, Scholars, and The Hawthorne.

Boston's Top Museums

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Explore Boston's world-class museums -- the Boston Tea Party Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Museum of Science and more.
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