Boston City Guide

Explore one of the oldest cities in the U.S. and discover the top restaurants and bars it has to offer.

Explore the Places

  • Attractions

    • Fenway Park mlb.com/redsox/ballpark

      Since 1912, it has been the home for the Boston Red Sox, the city's American League baseball team, and since 1953, its only Major League Baseball franchise. It is the oldest ballpark in MLB.

      Mentioned in Boston Guide

    • Boston Public Library bpl.org/locations/3

      Historic library with grand, Renaissance-style architecture, murals by John Singer Sargent & tours.

      Mentioned in Boston Guide

  • Restaurants

  • Bars

    • The Longfellow Bar longfellowharvard.com

      The food and drinks at The Longfellow Bar continue to explore Chef Scelfo’s forward-thinking approach to experiencing a meal around his kitchen counter.

      Mentioned in Boston Guide

    • Yvonne’s yvonnesboston.com

      Refined yet playful supper club in a handsome hideaway accented with marble & mahogany wood.

      Mentioned in Boston Guide

    • Cheers cheersboston.com

      Tourists visit this classic bar with iconic facade for pub grub, pints & nostalgia.

      Mentioned in Boston Guide

    • Clery’s clerysboston.com

      After-work regulars flock to this busy, airy pub with expansive mahogany bar for pints & pub fare.

      Mentioned in Boston Guide

  • Breweries

    • Harpoon Brewery harpoonbrewery.com

      This brewery, which offers tours, boasts a beer hall that serves pretzels, plus a gift shop.

      Mentioned in Boston Guide

    • Trillium Brewing Company trilliumbrewing.com/fortpoint

      Guests may enjoy the expansive first floor taproom, second floor dining area, as well as our spacious outdoor patio and third floor roof terrace.

      Mentioned in Boston Guide

  • Markets

  • Bakeries and Sweets

    • Bova Bakery bovabakeryboston.net

      Family-owned bakeshop, opened in 1932, offering up breads, cookies & sandwiches 24 hours a day.

      Mentioned in Boston Guide

    • Modern Pastry modernpastry.com

      Longtime destination for Italian & American baked sweets like cakes, pies & biscotti.

      Mentioned in Boston Guide

    • Mike’s Pastry mikespastry.com

      Renowned Italian bake shop providing cannoli in multiple flavors, gelati & biscotti since 1946.

      Mentioned in Boston Guide

  • Cafes and Coffee Shops

  • Parks

    • Boston Common boston.gov/parks/boston-common

      A central public park in downtown Boston, Massachusetts. Dating from 1634, it is the oldest city park in the United States.

      Mentioned in Boston Guide

    • Charles River Esplanade esplanade.org

      A state-owned park situated in the Back Bay area of the city, on the south bank of the Charles River Basin.

      Mentioned in Boston Guide

  • Butcher Shop

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