3 Days in Boston: The Perfect Boston Itinerary

Stroll through history, indulge in world-class culture, and savor mouthwatering seafood in America's quintessential college town. Follow this 3-day Boston itinerary for best results!

West Parker
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West Parker
July 18, 2024

"Wait, you're going where?" My brother's voice crackled through the phone, heavy with disbelief. "Boston? In the middle of winter? Are you nuts?" I chuckled, picturing his bewildered expression. "Trust me," I replied, "Sarah and I have a plan." And what a plan it was - 3 days to explore a city steeped in history, yet pulsing with modern energy. From the hallowed halls of Harvard to the raucous cheers of Fenway Park, we were about to dive headfirst into the heart of New England.

Boston, the capital of Massachusetts, is a city where the past and present collide in the most fascinating ways. Founded in 1630, it's one of the oldest cities in the United States and played a pivotal role in the American Revolution. But don't let its age fool you - Boston is also a hub of innovation, home to world-renowned universities and cutting-edge industries.

As we planned our 3-day Boston itinerary, we realized we were in for a treat. This compact city packs a punch with its diverse neighborhoods, each with its own unique character. From the charming cobblestone streets of Beacon Hill to the Italian flavors of the North End, from the trendy shops of Back Bay to the artsy vibe of the South End, Boston offers a smorgasbord of experiences.

But before we dive into the day-by-day breakdown of what to see in Boston in 3 days, let's talk about some essential pre-trip planning.

When to Visit Boston

Timing is everything when planning your 3 days in Boston. While the city has something to offer year-round, certain seasons can enhance your experience.

According to U.S. News & World Report, the best times to visit Boston are from June to October. Late spring (May-June) and early fall (September-October) are particularly pleasant, with mild temperatures and fewer crowds. Summer can be hot and crowded, but it's perfect for outdoor activities and festivals. Winter can be cold and snowy, but it offers a unique charm, especially around the holidays.

We chose to visit in winter, partly because we're gluttons for punishment (just kidding!), but mostly because we wanted to experience the city's cozy side. Plus, who doesn't love the idea of sipping hot chocolate while strolling through snow-dusted parks?

Getting Around Boston

One of the things we loved about Boston was how easy it was to get around. The city has an extensive public transportation system, affectionately known as "The T". It includes subway, bus, and commuter rail services.

The City of Boston's website provides comprehensive information about transportation options. We found the subway particularly useful for our 3-day Boston itinerary. It's fast, efficient, and covers most of the major attractions.

Walking is also a great option in the compact downtown area. In fact, Boston is often called "America's Walking City". We found this to be true - many of the city's top attractions are within walking distance of each other, especially along the famous Freedom Trail.

For longer trips or late-night returns to our hotel, we used ride-sharing services, which are readily available throughout the city.

Where to Stay in Boston

Choosing the right place to stay can make or break your 3 days in Boston. The city has a wide range of accommodations to suit every budget and preference.

Nomadic Matt's travel blog offers some great recommendations. We ended up staying at The Godfrey Hotel in Downtown Crossing, which turned out to be perfect for our 3-day Boston itinerary. It's centrally located, stylish, and within walking distance of many attractions.

If you're on a budget, consider the HI Boston hostel. It's clean, centrally located, and offers great amenities. For families, the Courtyard by Marriott Boston Brookline provides spacious rooms in a convenient location.

What to Pack for Boston

Packing for Boston depends largely on when you're visiting, but there are a few essentials you'll want regardless of the season:

  1. Comfortable walking shoes: You'll be doing a lot of walking, so make sure your feet are happy!
  2. Layers: Boston weather can be unpredictable, so it's best to be prepared.
  3. Rain jacket or umbrella: Especially if you're visiting in spring.
  4. Sunscreen and sunglasses: For those sunny summer days.
  5. Warm coat, hat, and gloves: If you're crazy like us and visiting in winter.
  6. A day bag: For carrying essentials while sightseeing.
  7. Reusable water bottle: Stay hydrated while exploring!

Now that we've got the basics covered, let's dive into our 3-day Boston itinerary. Get ready for a journey through time, culture, and some seriously good eats!

Day 1: Walk Through History

Morning: Freedom Trail Highlights

Tourists following the Freedom Trail's red brick path through Boston Common, surrounded by historic landmarks
Starting our Boston journey on the Freedom Trail. It's like a real-life history book come to life!

Rise and shine, history buffs! Our first day in Boston is all about diving headfirst into the city's revolutionary past. And there's no better way to do that than by tackling the famous Freedom Trail.

The Freedom Trail is a 2.5-mile-long path through downtown Boston that passes by 16 locations significant to the history of the United States. It's like a real-life choose-your-own-adventure book, but instead of fighting dragons, you're battling the British (metaphorically, of course).

We started our journey at Boston Common, America's oldest public park. As we strolled through, I couldn't help but imagine the countless historical figures who had walked these same paths. George Washington's troops were stationed here during the Siege of Boston. If these trees could talk, oh the stories they'd tell!

From there, we made our way to the Massachusetts State House. Its gleaming gold dome is a beacon of democracy (and a great spot for a photo op). Fun fact: the dome was originally made of wood, then copper by Paul Revere, and finally gilded with gold leaf in 1874.

Next up was the Park Street Church and the Granary Burying Ground. Now, I know what you're thinking - a graveyard? On vacation? Trust me, it's cooler than it sounds. This is the final resting place of many revolutionary heroes, including Paul Revere, John Hancock, and Samuel Adams. It's like a who's who of American Revolution VIPs.

As we continued along the trail, we passed by the site of the Boston Massacre. Standing there, I could almost hear the echoes of that fateful night in 1770. It's a somber reminder of the cost of freedom, but also a testament to how far we've come.

Our last stop on this part of the trail was Faneuil Hall, often called the "Cradle of Liberty". This is where Samuel Adams and others protested British taxation, planting the seeds of revolution. Today, it's surrounded by a bustling marketplace - a perfect spot for our lunch break.

Why Visit: The Freedom Trail offers a crash course in American history, taking you to the very spots where the nation was born. It's like stepping into the pages of a history book, but way more fun.

Insider Tip: While you can definitely do the Freedom Trail on your own, I'd recommend splurging for a guided tour. The costumed guides not only keep you on track but also bring the history to life with their stories and anecdotes. Plus, they know all the best photo spots!

Key Information:

  • Location: Starts at Boston Common Visitor Center, 139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111
  • Hours: The trail is accessible 24/7, but individual sites have varying hours
  • Admission: Free to walk, guided tours available for a fee

Afternoon: Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

Replica of 18th-century ship at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, with costumed interpreters on deck
Got to channel my inner rebel at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Who knew learning about tea could be so fun?

After lunch, we headed to the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Now, I'll be honest - I was a bit skeptical about this one. I mean, how exciting could a museum about tea be? Turns out, very exciting when you add in some colonial rebellion and toss in a few thousand pounds of the stuff into a harbor.

The museum offers a fully immersive experience that transports you back to December 16, 1773. As soon as we walked in, we were greeted by costumed interpreters who handed us feathers to disguise ourselves as Mohawk warriors (just like the original participants did).

The highlight of the visit was definitely boarding a replica of one of the tea party ships. We got to pick up replica tea crates and pretend to toss them overboard. I may have gotten a little too into character - sorry to the British tourists who had to witness my enthusiastic "Huzzah!" as I lobbed my crate into the harbor.

But it's not all play-acting. The museum does an excellent job of explaining the events leading up to the Tea Party and its aftermath. There's a powerful multi-sensory documentary that literally makes you feel like you're in the middle of a raging storm as tensions between the colonies and Britain reach their boiling point.

One of the most fascinating exhibits is a vial containing tea from the actual Boston Tea Party. It was recovered from the boot of a participant and has been passed down through generations. Talk about a piece of history you can almost taste!

Why Visit: The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum offers a unique, interactive way to learn about one of the most famous events in American history. It's educational, but in the most fun way possible.

Insider Tip: Try to time your visit for one of the museum's "Huzzah! Tavern Nights". These evening events include dinner, drinks, and colonial games, all led by costumed interpreters. It's like a revolutionary party!

Key Information:

  • Location: 306 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210
  • Hours: Daily, 10am-5pm (hours may vary seasonally)
  • Admission: $29.95 for adults

Evening: Dinner in North End

Charming street in Boston's North End, featuring Italian restaurants, cafes, and historic brick buildings
Wandering through the North End feels like stepping into a little slice of Italy. The smell of garlic and fresh bread is intoxicating!

As the sun began to set on our first day in Boston, our stomachs were rumbling louder than the cannons at Bunker Hill. It was time to head to the North End, Boston's "Little Italy", for some well-deserved carbs.

The North End is a feast for all senses. The narrow streets are lined with brick buildings housing countless Italian restaurants, cafes, and bakeries. The air is filled with the mouthwatering aromas of garlic, tomato sauce, and freshly baked bread. It's enough to make even the strictest dieter weak at the knees.

We decided to have dinner at Neptune Oyster, a small but mighty seafood joint that's always packed (for good reason). Their lobster roll is the stuff of legends - served hot with butter or cold with mayo, it's a tower of sweet, succulent lobster meat barely contained by a toasted brioche roll. I went for the hot version and let me tell you, it was a religious experience.

After dinner, we couldn't leave the North End without dessert. The age-old debate in Boston is Mike's Pastry vs. Modern Pastry for the best cannoli. We decided to conduct our own taste test. Mike's Pastry offers a dizzying array of flavors, while Modern Pastry takes a more traditional approach. The verdict? Both are delicious, but if pressed, I'd give a slight edge to Modern for their perfectly crisp shell and not-too-sweet filling.

Why Visit: The North End offers some of the best Italian food outside of Italy, in a charming, historic setting.

Insider Tip: Many restaurants in the North End are cash-only and don't take reservations. Be prepared to wait, especially on weekends, but trust me, it's worth it.

Key Information:

  • Location: North End neighborhood, accessible via Haymarket or North Station T stops
  • Hours: Most restaurants open for dinner from around 5pm to 10pm or later
  • Price Range: $$-$$$

As we walked back to our hotel, bellies full and feet tired, we couldn't help but feel we'd only scratched the surface of what Boston had to offer. But that was okay - we still had two more days to go on our Boston adventure. Little did we know, the best was yet to come.

Day 2: Culture and Academia

Morning: Museum of Fine Arts

Visitors admiring artwork in spacious gallery at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, showcasing diverse collection
Lost track of time at the Museum of Fine Arts. From ancient artifacts to Monet's masterpieces, this place is a treasure trove!

After a day of historical immersion, we decided to switch gears and dive into Boston's rich cultural scene. Our first stop? The Museum of Fine Arts, one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world.

Now, I'll admit, I'm not usually a huge fan of art museums. Don't get me wrong, I appreciate art, but after an hour or so of staring at paintings, my eyes start to glaze over. But the MFA? It's a whole different ballgame.

As soon as we walked in, I was struck by the sheer size of the place. With over 450,000 works of art, you could spend days here and still not see everything. But since we only had a morning, we had to be strategic.

We started with the Art of the Americas wing, which houses an impressive collection of works from pre-Columbian times to the third quarter of the 20th century. The highlight for me was John Singleton Copley's portrait of Paul Revere. After walking the Freedom Trail the day before, it was cool to see this iconic figure brought to life on canvas.

Next, we wandered into the Egyptian collection. Let me tell you, nothing makes you feel small quite like standing next to a colossal statue of Pharaoh Mycerinus. It's like being in the presence of history itself.

But the real showstopper for me was the Impressionist gallery. Standing in front of Monet's water lilies, I finally understood what all the fuss was about. The way he captured light and color... it was like looking at a dream.

Why Visit: The Museum of Fine Arts offers a world-class collection spanning nearly 500,000 works from ancient to contemporary times. Whether you're an art buff or a casual observer, there's something here to captivate you.

Insider Tip: If you're short on time (or attention span), grab one of the free guided tours. The knowledgeable docents will take you to the highlights and provide fascinating context you might miss on your own.

Key Information:

  • Location: 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
  • Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
  • Admission: $27 for adults (free Wednesday nights from 5-8pm)

Afternoon: Harvard University Tour

Harvard Yard with iconic red brick buildings, students walking between classes, embodying prestigious academic atmosphere
Touring Harvard was surreal. Felt like I gained 10 IQ points just by stepping on campus!

After filling our minds with art, it was time to rub elbows with some of the brightest minds in the world. We hopped on the Red Line and headed to Cambridge for a tour of Harvard University.

As we emerged from the Harvard Square T station, we were immediately struck by the change in atmosphere. Gone was the bustling city vibe of downtown Boston, replaced by a more laid-back, collegiate feel. The air seemed charged with intellectual energy (or maybe that was just the static from all the fleece jackets).

We joined a student-led tour of the campus, which turned out to be both informative and hilarious. Our guide, a witty junior studying astrophysics, peppered her historical facts with amusing anecdotes about student life.

The tour took us through Harvard Yard, the oldest part of the campus and home to freshman dorms. We saw the famous John Harvard statue - also known as the "statue of three lies". (Spoiler alert: it's not actually John Harvard, he wasn't the founder, and Harvard wasn't founded in 1638). Pro tip: don't touch the statue's foot. Just... trust me on this one.

We also got to peek inside Memorial Hall, a stunning Victorian Gothic building with a tower that can be seen for miles. The highlight was Annenberg Hall, the freshman dining hall that looks straight out of Hogwarts. I half expected to see floating candles and owls delivering mail.

The tour ended at the Harvard Book Store, where I may or may not have bought a Harvard sweatshirt. Hey, I figured if I couldn't earn my way into Harvard, I could at least dress the part!

Why Visit: Harvard University is not just one of the world's most prestigious educational institutions, it's also a beautiful campus steeped in history and tradition.

Insider Tip: After your tour, grab a bite at Mr. Bartley's Burger Cottage. This Harvard Square institution serves up delicious burgers with quirky names inspired by politicians and celebrities.

Key Information:

  • Location: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138
  • Hours: Tours available Monday-Saturday, times vary
  • Admission: Free guided tours available

Evening: Boston Symphony Orchestra

Interior of Boston Symphony Hall before a performance, showcasing elegant architecture and anticipatory audience
Pre-concert excitement at Symphony Hall. The acoustics here are so perfect, you can hear a pin drop!

To cap off our day of cultural immersion, we decided to class it up a notch with a performance by the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Now, I'll be honest - my knowledge of classical music is pretty much limited to what I've heard in car commercials. But I figured, when in Rome (or Boston), right?

Symphony Hall itself is a work of art. Built in 1900, it's considered one of the top three concert halls in the world for its superb acoustics. As we settled into our seats, I couldn't help but feel a bit out of place among the well-dressed crowd. But as soon as the first notes filled the air, all self-consciousness melted away.

The performance was... well, symphonic. I may not have understood all the intricacies of the music, but I could appreciate the skill and passion of the musicians. There's something magical about watching a large group of people work in perfect harmony (pun intended) to create something beautiful.

During intermission, we snagged a glass of wine and people-watched in the ornate lobby. I overheard snippets of conversation about tempo and tonality that went way over my head, but it was fun to pretend I was part of this sophisticated world for a night.

Why Visit: The Boston Symphony Orchestra is world-renowned, and attending a performance is a quintessential Boston cultural experience.

Insider Tip: If you're on a budget or prefer a more relaxed atmosphere, check out the BSO's casual Friday series. You can enjoy world-class music in a less formal setting, often with pre-concert receptions.

Key Information:

  • Location: Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
  • Hours: Performance times vary, check the schedule on their website
  • Admission: Prices vary, but typically range from $30 to $150+

As we made our way back to the hotel, our heads swimming with art, history, and music, we couldn't believe we still had one more day to go. Boston was proving to be a city of endless discovery, and we were here for it.

Day 3: Boston Flavor

Morning: Boston Public Market & Food Tour

Bustling indoor Boston Public Market with colorful produce displays, artisanal foods, and local vendors
Foodie heaven at Boston Public Market! Tried to resist buying everything in sight (and failed miserably).

On our final day in Boston, we decided to let our taste buds lead the way. And what better place to start than the Boston Public Market?

This indoor marketplace is a food lover's paradise, showcasing the best of New England's bounty. As soon as we walked in, we were hit with a sensory overload - the bright colors of fresh produce, the enticing aroma of freshly baked bread, the sizzle of frying seafood.

We started our culinary adventure with a steaming cup of apple cider from Red Apple Farm. The warm, spicy drink was the perfect antidote to the chilly morning. Next, we couldn't resist trying the famous Boston cream pie from Union Square Donuts. It's like a donut and a custard had a baby, and that baby was delicious.

But the real highlight was joining a food tour that took us beyond the market and into the North End. Our guide, a local foodie with an encyclopedic knowledge of Boston's culinary scene, led us on a mouthwatering journey through the neighborhood.

We sampled everything from fresh mozzarella at a family-owned Italian deli to wood-fired pizza at a hole-in-the-wall pizzeria. The tour ended with a visit to a traditional Italian cafe where we learned the proper way to drink espresso (quickly and while standing, in case you're wondering).

Why Visit: The Boston Public Market and a North End food tour offer a delicious introduction to Boston's diverse culinary scene.

Insider Tip: Come hungry and pace yourself! There's a lot to taste, and you'll want to save room for all the delicious samples.

Key Information:

  • Location: Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover Street, Boston, MA 02108
  • Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 8am-6pm
  • Admission: Free entry to the market, food tour prices vary

Afternoon: Fenway Park Tour

View of Fenway Park's iconic green field and manual scoreboard from grandstand seats during stadium tour
Fenway Park tour was a home run! Even as a non-baseball fan, I could feel the history in these stands.

After our morning food fest, we decided to walk off some of those calories with a tour of an American icon - Fenway Park.

Now, I have to confess - I'm not a huge baseball fan. But even I couldn't help but feel a sense of awe as we approached the green walls of this historic ballpark. Fenway has been the home of the Boston Red Sox since 1912, making it the oldest active Major League Baseball stadium.

The tour started in the concourse, where we got a crash course in Red Sox history. Our guide, a die-hard fan with an impressive knowledge of baseball stats, regaled us with tales of curse-breaking World Series wins and heartbreaking near-misses.

As we made our way through the stadium, we got to sit in the famous Green Monster seats, visit the press box, and even step onto the warning track (but not the grass - that's hallowed ground, apparently). The view from the field was incredible, and I could almost hear the roar of the crowd on game day.

One of the most interesting parts of the tour was learning about the quirks that make Fenway unique. Like the lone red seat in a sea of green, marking the longest home run ever hit in the stadium (502 feet, by Ted Williams in 1946). Or the manual scoreboard, one of the last in the MLB, still operated by people sitting inside the Green Monster.

Why Visit: Whether you're a baseball fanatic or just appreciate history, Fenway Park is a must-visit Boston landmark.

Insider Tip: If you can, try to catch a game at Fenway. The atmosphere is electric, and there's nothing quite like singing "Sweet Caroline" with thousands of passionate fans.

Key Information:

  • Location: 4 Jersey Street, Boston, MA 02215
  • Hours: Tours run daily, 9am-5pm
  • Admission: $21 for adults

Evening: Sunset Harbor Cruise

Boston's illuminated skyline at dusk viewed from harbor cruise boat, reflecting on calm water
Perfect end to our Boston trip - sunset cruise with this view. The city looks magical from the water!

For our final evening in Boston, we decided to see the city from a different perspective - from the water. We booked a sunset harbor cruise, and it turned out to be the perfect way to cap off our 3 days in Boston.

As we boarded the boat at Long Wharf, the late afternoon sun was casting a golden glow over the city skyline. We found a spot on the upper deck and settled in for a leisurely tour of Boston Harbor.

The cruise took us past several of the Boston Harbor Islands, each with its own unique history. We saw the oldest continuously used lighthouse in the U.S. on Little Brewster Island, and learned about the role of Fort Warren on Georges Island during the Civil War.

But the real show began as the sun started to set. The sky turned into a canvas of oranges, pinks, and purples, reflected in the calm waters of the harbor. The city skyline, silhouetted against this backdrop, was simply breathtaking. It was one of those moments where you just have to put the camera down and soak it all in.

As we cruised back to the dock, the city lights began to twinkle on, creating a whole new view of Boston. We sipped on some local craft beer (because when in Boston, right?) and reflected on our whirlwind three days in this incredible city.

Why Visit: A harbor cruise offers stunning views of the Boston skyline and a relaxing way to learn about the city's maritime history.

Insider Tip: Bring a light jacket or sweater, even in summer. It can get chilly out on the water, especially after sunset.

Key Information:

  • Location: Most cruises depart from Long Wharf or Rowes Wharf
  • Hours: Varies by season, but sunset cruises typically depart 1-2 hours before sunset
  • Admission: Prices vary, but expect to pay around $30-$40 per adult

Wrapping Up Our 3 Days in Boston

As we packed our bags on the morning of our departure, Sarah and I couldn't believe how much we'd managed to pack into just three days. We'd walked in the footsteps of revolutionaries, marveled at priceless works of art, indulged in culinary delights, and seen the city from land, sea, and the top of the Green Monster.

But more than just ticking off a list of attractions, we felt like we'd gotten a real taste of what makes Boston special. The city's unique blend of history and innovation, tradition and progress, had left a lasting impression on us.

Of course, there was still so much we didn't get to see. We missed out on exploring more neighborhoods like Back Bay and Beacon Hill. We didn't make it to the New England Aquarium or the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. And don't even get me started on all the restaurants we didn't have time to try.

But that's okay. Because if there's one thing I learned from our 3 days in Boston, it's that this is a city that rewards return visits. Each neighborhood, each museum, each restaurant has stories to tell and secrets to reveal. We may have scratched the surface, but there's so much more depth to explore.

So, as we boarded our flight home, we weren't saying goodbye to Boston. We were saying, "See you later." Because we knew we'd be back. After all, we still need to settle the great cannoli debate once and for all.

Alternative Itineraries

While our 3-day Boston itinerary worked well for us, we recognize that every traveler is different. Here are a couple of alternative options to consider:

For the Time-Crunched Traveler

If you only have 2 days in Boston, here's a condensed itinerary hitting the absolute must-sees:

Day 1:

  • Morning: Freedom Trail highlights
  • Afternoon: Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
  • Evening: Dinner in North End

Day 2:

  • Morning: Harvard University tour
  • Afternoon: Fenway Park tour
  • Evening: Sunset harbor cruise

This itinerary sacrifices some of the cultural experiences but ensures you hit the major historical sites and Boston icons.

For Families with Kids

If you're traveling with children, you might want to adjust the itinerary to include more kid-friendly activities:

Day 1:

  • Morning: Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum (interactive and fun for kids)
  • Afternoon: New England Aquarium (a hit with kids of all ages)
  • Evening: Dinner at Faneuil Hall Marketplace (lots of options for picky eaters)

Day 2:

  • Morning: Museum of Science (engaging exhibits and planetarium shows)
  • Afternoon: Boston Common and Public Garden (let the kids run around and ride the Swan Boats)
  • Evening: Dinner in the North End (what kid doesn't love pasta?)

Day 3:

This itinerary includes more hands-on activities and opportunities for kids to burn off energy.

Remember, these are just suggestions. The beauty of Boston is that it offers something for everyone, so don't be afraid to mix and match attractions based on your interests and travel style.

Final Tips for Your 3 Days in Boston

  1. Get the Go Boston Card: If you plan on visiting multiple attractions, this card can save you a significant amount of money.
  2. Use public transportation: The T is efficient and economical. Consider getting a CharlieCard for your stay.
  3. Wear comfortable shoes: Boston is a walking city, and many of its charms are best discovered on foot.
  4. Check the weather: Boston weather can be unpredictable, so be prepared with layers.
  5. Respect local customs: Bostonians are generally friendly, but they appreciate when visitors are mindful of local etiquette (like standing on the right on escalators).
  6. Try the local specialties: Don't leave without sampling New England clam chowder, Boston cream pie, and of course, lobster rolls.
  7. Be flexible: Some of the best experiences in Boston come from spontaneous detours and unexpected discoveries.

Whether you're a history buff, a foodie, a sports fan, or a culture vulture, Boston has something for you. Our 3 days in Boston were filled with unforgettable experiences, and we hope this itinerary helps you create your own perfect Boston adventure.

So pack your bags, bring your sense of curiosity, and get ready to fall in love with Beantown. And who knows? Maybe you'll end up extending your stay. After all, in a city like Boston, three days is just the beginning.

West Parker
West Parker
Article updated:
July 18, 2024 8:11 AM

West Parker, a Cornell University School of Hotel Administration graduate, has spent two decades as the secret weapon of the jet-set elite, crafting bespoke adventures that redefine luxury travel. Now a resident writer for Town & Tourist, this 45-year-old "Architect of Extraordinary Journeys" combines razor-sharp insights with unparalleled industry connections to deliver experiences that even the most discerning globetrotters can't help but rave about. West's expertise spans from exclusive real estate to fine dining, making him the go-to strategist for those who demand nothing but the extraordinary in their travels.

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