United States Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Boston Itinerary Review

Jump to last reply

My last segment of advice-asking will be a quick trip to Boston. I'll be arriving from Provincetown at noon on a Wednesday and staying at Courtyard Brookline. Here are my thoughts:

Wednesday:

Isabella Gardner Museum
(quick dinner?)
Museum of Fine Arts till close at 9:45ish
Walk to Machine for a drink?
Cab to hotel

Thursday
Mostly a walking day:

Old State house/Old South Meeting House
Kings Chapel
Massachusetts State House
Faneiul Hall/Marketplace - do lunch here
Old North Church
Boston athenaeum (3 pm tour)
Back Bay
Newbury Street
Trinity Church
Boston Public Library – 6 pm your
Commonwealth Street
Prudential Center Skywalk
Copley Square and Boylston Street
Dinner somewhere
Drink at Fritz Lounge

Friday:
JFK Library
Charles and Beacon Street
Mount Vernon and Louisberg Square
lunch
Nicole House Museum
Boston common and gardens


I wonder if Thursday isn't WAY too much, although most of these stops will be very fast aside from the tours.

Is it safe to walk from MFA to Machine so late at night?

Any restaurant suggestions in my spots?

Anything major missed?

Thanks all!

9 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcements:
  • Writers Needed for Mexico
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 24, 14 at 12:19 PM
  • Writers Needed for Georgia Coast
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
  • Writers Needed for Rwanda and Uganda
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Bath County, VA - anyone ever been?
  2. 2 ONP help
  3. 3 Hiking Arches or Canyonlands National Park in fall?
  4. 4 NYC Clubs for live music
  5. 5 Mesa Verde
  6. 6 Trip to the Adirondacks
  7. 7 No accomodation in Hana...should we forget about it?
  8. 8 NEW YORK CITY!!!
  9. 9 Beachfront house rental - Fort Walton Beach/ Destin area
  10. 10 Seattle Hyatts
  11. 11 Another Southwest Airlines Early Bird Question
  12. 12 Detroit area getaway - outside of the city
  13. 13 LUNCH IN ORLANDO, FL
  14. 14 Hearst Castle - Is the Grand Rooms tour really the best for first timers?
  15. 15 Amtrak Train from California to Oregon or Washington
  16. 16 Coastal New England Road trip
  17. 17 Seattle: Something Different?
  18. 18 Big Island Fans - will we like Maui?
  19. 19 Bienville Hotel or Le Marais in New Orleans French Quarter
  20. 20 Boston Logan airport to Salem MA
  21. 21 Heading to Maine in September - Where are the moose?
  22. 22 Half Moon Bay, CA - stay there or go to Napa Valley?
  23. 23 Park City ideas
  24. 24 5 days and 4 nights outside of San Francisco
  25. 25 LA via Death Valley, Grand Canyon to Vegas
View next 25 » Back to the top