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Boston Travel Guide – Plan Your Visit
Use Our Planning Guide for the Perfect Boston Vacation
Planning a trip to Boston?
Use our Boston Travel Guide to find top attractions, such as Trinity Church in Copley Square
Use our free Boston Travel Guide to plan your vacation the easy way.
Discover how to find cheap flights, choose attractions, book the best hotel deals, and get discounts on tickets and admissions.
I put together this easy Boston vacation planner based the questions we receive here on Boston-Discovery-Guide.com. It’s designed to help you make the most of your vacation by showing you where to find .
- Cheap flights (or show you how to save money if you drive or come by bus)
- Excellent hotels in your price range near the attractions where you plan to spend most of your time
- Half price savings on admission to top attractions
- Half-price tickets to shows
- Unique local restaurants, including my favorite cheap eats.
- Plus, you’ll find all the information you need about getting here, and getting around once you’re here
Of course, if you want to spend more, you easily can. Stay in a luxury waterfront hotel, splurge every night on dinners in our top restaurants, get the best seats for a Red Sox game – you’ll have a great time!
But just know you can have an equally wonderful time in Boston without spending a ton of money. Boston sightseeing on a budget is not only feasible, it’s fun!
What’s important is to understand all the choices – where to save money, and where it pays to spend money. Then make decisions based on what you value the most.
Everything You Need for Planning the Perfect Vacation
Lock in your cheap flight
A cheap flight to Boston can save you hundreds of dollars. Check out my tips for the best ways to save on airfare and avoid hidden fees. You’ll also find tips about flying to a nearby airport, and when this can save you money – and when it will cost more money. Find out how to get cheap flights
Choose your top Boston activities and attractions
Next, choose 3 or 4 things you most want to do or see while you’re in Boston. Why choose them now? In the next step, you’re going to choose a hotel – and by making hotel reservations near your top attractions, you’ll save time and money. Not sure where to start? Use this guide to find popular things to do in Boston on your vacation
Find a convenient Boston hotel
Now that you know locations for the places you want to visit, you can choose a hotel nearby. Almost all central city neighborhoods offer excellent budget, mid-range, and luxury hotels – so choose whatever makes your wallet happy. But be sure to check my tips for getting best rates. Go to Boston hotel guide
Lock in savings with a Boston discount card
You can easily save up to 50% – sometimes more – with local discount cards for sightseeing attractions, tours, cruises, museums, and day trips. The decision to get a card is a no-brainer – plus you get benefits in addition to the money you save. Find out how to compare discount cards and choose the best.
Get tickets for games, shows, performances
With 4 world-class sports teams, a thriving Theater District, and star-studded concerts, Boston offers plenty of entertainment. Discover how to get tickets to some events for half price – and how to get tickets for sold-out events. Go to Boston event tickets
Plan tours, cruises, and day trips – and more attractions
Now that you’ve picked your top attractions and chosen a sightseeing discount card, it’s time to choose additional sightseeing activities such as tours. cruises. and day trips to Salem. Concord. and Newport. where you’ll find even more attractions. The good news is that your sightseeing discount card may give you free admission to many of them.
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