Sunday, 5 June 2016

Rock Your Layover: Boston

Yes, you can go for a drink at Cheers during your Boston layover

Have a layover coming up in Boston? Wondering what you could do with your time?

We have some inspiration for you. We've collected the stories below from those who have experienced a layover in Boston. Learn what they did, if it was worth it, and their tips.

Top 10 Tours
Prefer to pre-plan? Here are our top picks.
1. Small Group Historical Walking Tour of Boston's North End
2. Small Group Boston Brahmin Walking-Tour in Beacon Hill
3. Guided Bike Tour of Boston
4. Boston Pizza and Taverns Tour (ends at Cheers)
5. Boston Brewery Tours
6. Boston Photography Tour: Freedom Trail
7. One Hour Boston Segway Tour
8. Boston TV and Movie Sites Walking Tour
9. Boston in One Day Sightseeing Tour
10. Boston Historic Sightseeing Cruise - May to September only

A few freebies...
FREE Running Tour of Boston’s Freedom Trail ("pay what you wish") - Free Tours by Foot
FREE Boston Walking Tours ("pay what you wish") - Free Tours by Foot
FREE self-guided walking tours - FREE Tours by Foot
FREE self-guided walking tour maps - Walk Boston
FREE self-guided walking tours by GPS - GPS My City
Almost FREE Freedom Trail walking tours - Freedom Trail Foundation
FREE: Bunker Hill Monument - National Park Services
FREE: USS Constitution Museum

Getting Out and About in Boston
Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) transportation guide - IHateTaxis
Boston Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour
MBTA Transit Trip Planner
Bike Routes of Boston map
New Balance Hubway Bike Share Program
Boston Bike Rental
Aluminum Road Bike Rental

At the Airport
Prefer to stay at the airport? Or perhaps you feel you have to because there is no luggage storage at Boston Logan Airport (though you could drop your bags here). There's stuff to do, but not a lot...
Services at Boston Logan International Airport - IHateTaxis
Restaurants, Shops, Services - Boston Airport
Where to Eat at Boston Logan International Airport - Boston Eater
24 Things We Would Rather Be Doing Than Sitting in Boston Airport - Follow Me Away
Sleeping at Boston Airport - Sleeping in Airports

Related resources
Cheers Pub: The Two Pubs in Boston - Foodology
Luggage storage near Boston Logan Airport - Boston Discovery Guide
How to piss off someone from Boston - Matador Network
Boston Episode: No Reservations With Anthony Bourdain
Boston Layover Ideas and Things to Do in Boston

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