Planning a trip to Beantown and wondering what to do? Keep reading for an incredible 3 days in Boston itinerary!
Few cities are as important in the history of the United States as Boston. In fact, the capital of Massachusetts is known as the “Cradle of Liberty” for its role in the American Revolution.
Those interested in the early history of the USA will absolutely love visiting Boston. And you can cover some solid ground over a long weekend in the city.
In addition to all the historical sights, Boston boasts several world-class museums and some of the best universities in the world.
It’s also a top-notch sports city, with some of the most successful teams of all time like the Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics and New England Patriots.
If you’re ready to plan a perfect vacation in Boston, read on for a solid gameplan for visiting this historic American city.
My epic itinerary will take you to:
|The Freedom Trail
Old State House
Explore the Waterfront
Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park
|New England Aquarium
Visit a bunch of museums
Back Bay FensFenway Park
JFK National Historic Site
And with room to fit in your own personal adventures!
READ MORE: Check out our brand new, complete guide on the best things to do in Boston!
How to Spend a Perfect 3 Days in Boston
Travel Tips for Visiting Boston
When to Visit Boston
The first step in crafting a 3-day Boston itinerary is figuring out when to visit. Winters here can be brutally cold and unforgiving, which is not exactly ideal for exploring a city.
Of course, the warmer weather of the summer months also brings hordes of tourists and their selfie-sticks. For a nice happy medium, you may want to consider visiting Boston in late spring or early fall.
Whenever you visit Beantown, there’s sure to be a lot going on. In a city with so many major sports teams, art museums, and a lively music scene, you have tons of options for entertainment.
I don’t know about you, but I always check the calendar of events in a city before travelling there. If you’ve only got a few days in Boston, you might want to check and see if there are any games, concerts, or performances you’d like to attend.
Getting Around Boston
Wherever you decide to lay your head during yours Boston itinerary, getting around the city is a breeze. Boston is a very walkable city and it also has excellent public transportation.
You can get most places in…