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Best Places in Boston

Where to go, eat, drink, sleep, and see in Boston.

[st_content_ad]See our recommendations on where to go, what to eat and drink, where to stay, and places to see in Boston, Massachusetts. Only four hours by car and train from New York City, Boston makes a great weekend getaway, so whether you’re looking to book your next vacation in the Bean or are a long-time resident, we’ve rounded up our favorite spots in the city we call home. Check out the best places in Boston.

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Ashley Rossi is always ready for her next trip. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram for more advice on travel hacks and destination ideas.

Editor’s Note: This story was first written in 2016. It has been updated to reflect the most current information.

By Ashley Rossi

Ashley Rossi is always ready for her next trip. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram for travel tips, destination ideas, and off the beaten path spots.

After interning at SmarterTravel, Ashley joined the team full time in 2015. She's lived on three continents, but still never knows where her next adventure will take her. She's always searching for upcoming destination hotspots, secluded retreats, and hidden gems to share with the world.

Ashley's stories have been featured online on USA Today, Business Insider, TripAdvisor, Huffington Post, Jetsetter, and Yahoo! Travel, as well as other publications.

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