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Brattle Book Shop in Boston

9 Non-Touristy Things to Do in Boston

There’s so much to see and do in Boston beyond the Freedom Trail and other historical sights. Here are eight under-the-radar ideas from our friends at HI Boston hostel.
Boston skyline at dusk

How Long Do You Need to Visit Boston?

We recommend staying at least three days and three nights at HI Boston hostel to get the most out of your visit, but if you’ve got a little more time, there’s always more to explore. Here’s how long you’ll need to check Boston’s best experiences off your list.
Breakfast at Mul's Diner in Boston

8 Spots for the Best Budget Eats in Boston

You don't have to break the bank to find good restaurants in Boston. We've got the locals scoop on where to eat when you're traveling on a budget.
A view of boston in the fall

4 Reasons Why Fall is the Best Time to Visit Boston

Not many people know that fall is actually the best time to visit Boston. Take a look at just four reasons why an after-summer trip to Massachusetts should be on your travel bucket list.
full room of hostellers hold up peace signs in honor of HI USA's Sleep for Peace event

Boston On A Budget… With Lobster?

Vanessa of TurnipSeed Travel tells you all about her stay in Boston, doing everything her heart desires, while staying within an ambitious budget. When I first conceived the $200 Challenge two years ago, the premise was fairly simple. Can two people travel for two days spending just $200, and can that travel actually be an enjoyable, quality experience?

View from the top of Bunker Hill Monument

Responsible Travel Guide: Boston

Consistently ranked one of the top 3 most walkable cities in the US, Boston makes it easy to be a responsible traveler without sacrificing excitement or adventure. Surrounded by water and infused with rich American history, Boston satisfies every traveler’s agenda. Discover your perfect day in Beantown as an environmentally and socially responsible visitor.

Massachusetts State House

Free For All: Boston

Boston might be known for A-listers like Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, and the Kennedys, but you don’t even need a dollar to experience its heart and soul. Here’s how you can get to know this historic, New England city and save your pennies:

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