THINGS TO DO

Discover Boston

A curated sampling of metro Boston’s countless riches.

(Click the categories to filter the portfolio)

American Repertory Theater

New drama in Harvard Square, an easy subway ride.

Web site
617-547-8300
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Aquitaine

A favorite bar and restaurant near us.

Web site
617-434-8577
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B&G Oysters

Excellent seafood near us. A Barbara Lynch restaurant.

Web site
617-423-0550
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Boston Bruins

Boston’s NHL team, at the TD Garden.

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Boston by Foot

A non-profit promoting public appreciation of Boston’s history with guided walking tours.

Web site
617-367-2345
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Boston Celtics

Boston’s own world champs.

Web site
1-866-4CELTIX
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Boston Duck Tours

It’s a bus, it’s a boat! Popular!

Web site
617-267-3825

Boston Children’s Museum

If you’re in town with children, head for the big milk bottle.

Web site
617-426-6500
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Boston Red Sox

Boston’s baseball world champs.

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Boston Symphony

Symphony Hall is an easy walk from The Gilded Lily.

Web site
888-266-1200
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Copley Place Mall

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Elegant mall in the heart of Boston. An easy walk from our B&B.

Web site
617-262-6600
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Monday to Saturday, 10am – 8pm
Sunday, 12pm – 6pm

Cutler Majestic Theatre

One of Boston’s main stages for live drama. Affiliated with Emerson College.

Web site
617-824-8400
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Faneuil Hall Marketplace

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Also called “Quincy Market.” A classic Boston tourist destination. Shopping, dining, performers.

Web site
617-523-1300
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Five Horses Tavern

Craft beers and modern comfort food. Vegetarian options.

Web site
617-936-3930
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Franklin Park Zoo

Boston’s primary zoo. Not walkable, but worth the trip.

Web site
617-541-5466
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Freedom Trail Foundation

Daily walking tours along the Freedom Trail.

Web site
617-357-8300
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Gardner Museum

Isabella Stewart Gardner’s former home. Built around an actual Venetian palace.

Web site
617-566-1401
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Harvard Art Museums

Take an easy subway ride to Cambridge for three fine museums of art and antiquities.

Web site
617-495-9400
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Huntington Theatre

One of Boston’s main stages for live drama.

Web site
617 266-0800
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Institute of Contemporary Art

Visit the ICA in its new building on the Boston waterfront.

Web site
617-478-3100
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Lyric Stage

Live drama in Copley Square, near the Hancock Building. Walkable.

Web site
617-585-5678
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Museum of Fine Arts

Boston’s major museum.

Web site
617-267-9300
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Museum of Science

Planetarium, IMAX films, dinosaurs, world’s largest Van de Graff generator. Not just for children!

Web site
617-723-2500
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New England Aquarium

One of the city’s must-sees. Not just for children!

Web site
617-973-5200
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New England Patriots

New England’s world champs. The stadium is in Foxborough, MA, not Boston.

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Newbury Street

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Boston’s Rodeo Drive. Skipping it is not an option. 🙂

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Petit Robert

A favorite French bistro. Easy walk from our B&B.

Web site
(617) 867 0600

Shun’s Kitchen

Formerly called Jae’s. Asian bistro in our neighborhood.

Web site
617-421-9588

South End Buttery

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Café, restaurant, food market. Near us, very comfortable.

Web site
617 482 1015
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Toro Boston

A Barcelona-style tapas restaurant near us.

Web site
617-536-4300
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Zeitgeist Stage Company

New plays, walking distance from The Gilded Lily.

Web site
617-759-8836
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