08/26/2014

Plan a Day Trip & Go Apple Picking at Boston Hill Farm!

Looking for a fall activity? How about apple picking at Boston Hill Farm?

Apple Picking at Boston Hill Farm

Boston Hill Farm is conveniently located just 20 miles from the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf. If looking for activities to enjoy this fall, how about planning a day trip to go apple picking at Boston Hill Farm!

The farm in Andover is open year-round from 9am-6pm and there is so much to explore this autumn. Experience the vibrant colors and pumpkin scents that make up a New England autumn. Along with apple picking, visitors at Boston Hill Farm can enjoy pumpkin picking, hayrides, kid-friendly games and a petting zoo.

Also, the Annual Boston Hill Farm Fall Festival will be taking place every weekend following Labor Day through and including the last weekend of October. Families can enjoy delicious food and musical entertainment by “Ronnie Chase.”

Book your stay today and enjoy the cool days of autumn at the Boston Hill Farm in Andover. Don’t forget to check out our current hotel specials and deals before booking your weekend stay at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf.

08/19/2014

Check out these Places to go during the day and at night, just steps from our hotel in Boston!

There are so many places to go & attractions to see during the day and at night in Boston!

Places to go at night in Boston

If visiting with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf, you’ll find many exciting attractions just outside our door. We’ve listed a few of our favorite places to go during the day and at night in Boston. The next time you plan a trip, be sure to check them out!

Things to do with friends or family in the Boston area:

  • Freedom Trail
  • Upper Deck Trolley Tour
  • Boston Duck Tours
  • “Old Ironsides” USS Constitution Battle Ship
  • Charles River Boat Tour
  • Boston Museum of Fine Arts

Once stepping out of our door, you will discover that we are close proximity to Cambridge via the North Point Park pedestrian bridge. If searching for things to do at night in Boston, we are within a 5-minute walk to the brand new Legal Oysteria, as well as Pier 6, located on the waterfront.

Come discover all of the great attractions to see in Boston. Plan your stay with us today! Don’t forget to browse our current hotel offers before booking your stay at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf.

08/12/2014

Spending Labor Day Weekend with us? Check out these events in Boston!

Labor Day weekend events in Boston that won’t disappoint.

Labor Day Weekend Events in Boston

If visiting with us for Labor Day weekend and searching for the best events in Boston, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve listed our favorite events taking place during Labor Day weekend in Boston. Check them out during your visit and discover a few of the best events in our area.

Whether you are traveling with family, friends or your spouse, there is something for everyone to enjoy this Labor Day Weekend. 

Laboring the Day Away at the USS Constitution, August 30-September 1, 2014.

Discover the life of a sailor at this Labor Day Weekend exhibit at the USS Constitution. Balance on a footrope to furl a sail; scrub the deck with holystone; practice your knot tying skills and more.

Fireworks Dinner Cruise aboard the Spirit of Boston, Saturday, August 30, 2014.

Watch the spectacular Boston Harbor fireworks display during Labor Day weekend aboard the Spirit of Boston. Boarding begins at 7:30pm for the 8:00-11:00pm cruise. Price: from $94.90 per person, not including taxes, fuel surcharge fees or administrative fees.

Swan Boat Rides, open seven days per week, weather permitting.

Take a scenic ride on a Swan Boat around the Public Garden. During the summer months to Labor Day, the Swan Boats are open 10am to 5pm. During fall after Labor Day, the Swan Boats are open 12pm to 4pm during the week and 10am to 4pm on weekends.

If you’ll be spending Labor Day Weekend with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf, we hope you’ll check out these Labor Day weekend events and more. Don't forget to check out our special offers page on our website before booking your visit.

08/05/2014

Looking for things to do with kids this weekend in Boston? Walk Boston’s Freedom Trail!

A walk along Boston’s Freedom Trail is one of our top things to do with kids this weekend in Boston.

Things to do with kids this weekend in Boston

If visiting Boston and looking for things to do with kids this weekend in Boston, take a walk along Boston’s Freedom Trail, one of the most famous walks in the country! Come discover why parents and kids love the Freedom Trail and explore the 2.5 mile-long brick-lined route during your stay.

The Freedom Trail leads visitors to 16 historically significant sites from museums and meetinghouses, churches and burying grounds.

The famous Freedom Trail proves that history can be fun for all ages, which makes it one of the most exciting attractions for kids and adults in Boston. If planning a family getaway in Boston, make sure that the Freedom Trail is at the top of your list of things to do with your family.

If traveling far, we invite you to book your weekend stay with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf. Our hotel is conveniently located near the Freedom Trail, as well as the many other family-friendly attractions in Boston.

We are currently offering a Follow the Freedom Trail in Boston hotel package, which includes: complimentary hot breakfast daily, complimentary wireless Internet and a Freedom Trail Guide Book. Our hotel deal in Boston is valid now through December 31, 2014. Plan your visit today!

07/29/2014

Don’t Miss Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers in Concert at Fenway Park!

Buy your tickets now for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at Fenway Park in Boston.

Tom Petty at Fenway Park

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will be performing with very special guest Steve Winwood live in Boston! We invite all travelers to plan their stay with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf and catch Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers live in concert at Fenway Park.

Live Nation and the Boston Red Sox have announced that the concert in Boston will be taking place on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at the Boston Red Sox home stadium, the historic Fenway Park.

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are 2002 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees who have sold over 60 million records. Tickets are on sale now for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at Fenway Park in Boston.

Plan your trip today and enjoy our convenient location to and from Fenway Park. The Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf is located just minutes from the stadium, as well as many other historic attractions in Boston. Extend your visit and enjoy a summer getaway with us. Visit our hotel deals to learn about our current hotel offers in Boston and book your stay today.

07/22/2014

Searching for Beer Festivals in Boston this summer? Visit the Franklin Park Zoo!

Hoping to find the best beer festivals in Boston this summer? Check out Zoo Brew at the Franklin Park Zoo.

Beer Festivals in Boston this summer

Zoo Brew at the Franklin Park Zoo is returning on Saturday, August 16, 2014. If you’re looking for the best beer festivals in Boston this summer, don’t miss the 5th annual beer-tasting event.

The 2014 Zoo Brew
Saturday, August 16th
3:30-7:30pm
Tickets: $50 in advance; $60 at the door.

Must be 21 and over to attend. There are exciting changes this year, as the entire Zoo will be open for the event. Enjoy a nice beverage as you visit with gorillas, hippos, giraffes and more.

Proceeds from the Boston summer event will support the operation and continued growth of the Zoo.

We welcome you to plan your weekend stay with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf. Our central location on the harbor is the perfect choice for a summer getaway in Boston. Enjoy scenic views of the water and out convenient location to all of the best things to do in Boston this summer.

07/15/2014

Things to do with kids in Boston: Penguinology at the New England Aquarium!

Looking for fun things to do with kids this summer in Boston? Check out Penguinology at the New England Aquarium!

Things to do with kids in Boston

Penguinology at the New England Aquarium is now open! If searching for things to do with kids in Boston this summer, explore the secret world of penguins at the family-friendly attraction in Boston during your next visit.

The New England Aquarium promises a great adventure for all families. Once entering the Boston aquarium, you’ll receive a special Penguinology Adventure Guide to help you learn more about the mysterious animals that call the New England Aquarium home. The penguin exhibit in Boston features more than 80 birds and three different species. Watch them waddle and swim through the water in their 150,000-galloon exhibit!

When visiting this summer, penguin chick season will also be in full swing. Head to the Blue Planet Action Center to view daily presentations and connect with the people in charge of caring for the chicks.

Gather your family and head to the New England Aquarium to view the Penguinology exhibit and more! Extend your stay and book a weekend visit with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf. We are conveniently located near many family-friendly attractions to enjoy during your weekend stay in Boston.

07/08/2014

Looking for the best places to eat in Boston? Experience Dine Out Boston!

Dine Out Boston features some of the best places to eat in Boston.

Best Places to Eat in Boston?

Dine Out Boston, formerly known as Restaurant Week Boston®, is returning this summer. If you’re searching for the best places to eat in Boston, you won’t want to miss the food event taking place August 17-22 & 24-29.

You may be asking, why did Restaurant Week Boston® change to Dine Out Boston after 13 years? The Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau felt it was time for a makeover. Along with the name, the prices and dining options have also changed. Yet, there is one thing that hasn’t changed, you can still expect delicious food and a memorable dining out experience from some of the best restaurants in Boston.

Prices for Dine Out Boston are as follows:

Lunch: $15/$20/$25
Dinner: $28/$33/$38

Dine Out Boston will feature some of the best places to eat in Boston. Visitors can experience a wide-range of food options from nationally known restaurants to local bistros, from Asian to French, Italian, Sushi and more! Advance reservations are strongly encouraged.

Begin planning your visit today! We welcome all visitors to plan their stay with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf, centrally located near the top restaurants in Boston.

07/01/2014

Boston Seafood Festival returns this summer!

Plan your stay with us for the 2014 Boston Seafood Festival.

Boston Seafood Festival

If you are looking for the top summer events in Boston, check out the 3rd Annual Boston Seafood Festival on Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 11:00am-6:00pm, taking place on the historic Boston Fish Pier!

The Boston Seafood Festival, created by the Boston Fisheries Foundation, is an enduring symbol of New England’s fishing industry. Along with delicious seafood prepared by Boston’s greatest chefs, the Boston summer event will feature inspiring chef demonstrations, an oyster shucking contest, kid-friendly activities and more.

If you’ll be in our area, you won’t want to miss this year’s event. The Boston Seafood Festival 2014 will be bigger and better than ever, as the Boston Fish Pier celebrates its 100th anniversary of the oldest working fish pier in the country.

Plan your stay with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf and experience the summer festival in Boston this July. Visit our special hotel offers page to check out our latest hotel packages and book today.

06/24/2014

It's Summertime - Have you experienced the Swan Boats of Boston yet?

Take a picturesque voyage aboard the Swan Boats of Boston!

Swan Boats of Boston

Established in 1877, the Swan Boats of Boston is a unique family attraction, located in the beautiful Boston Public Garden. Take a voyage on the waters of the lagoon and experience the Swan Boats of Boston during your summer visit here in Boston.

The Swan Boats of Boston are open 7 days a week, weather permitting. Each ride on a Swan Boat lasts about 15 minutes and will be open now though Sunday, September 21, 2014.

Summer (June 21 to Labor Day) 10 am to 5 pm 
Fall (After Labor Day) 12 pm to 4 pm Weekdays
10 am to 4 pm Weekends 

Adults $3.00 
Children $1.50 (age 2 to 15 years, under 2 free) 
Seniors $2.50

We offer a convenient location to Boston Public Garden, as well as the many other family-friendly attractions in Boston. Enjoy a peaceful cruise around the Public Garden Lagoon this summer. We invite you to plan your stay with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf. Visit our Special Hotel Offers and book your visit today.