10/29/2014

Celebrate the holiday season at Blink! at Faneuil Hall Marketplace!

Blink! at Faneuil Hall is a light and sound extravaganza that should not be missed this holiday season.

Make Blink! at Faneuil Hall a part of your family’s holiday traditions. Plan your stay at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf and experience the state-of-the-art light and sound extravaganza in Boston.

Blink! A Light & Sound Extravaganza at Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Nightly Performances featuring The Music of The Holiday Pops
November 22, 2014 through January 4, 2015

Blink at Faneuil Hall

The magical holiday light show in Boston will feature over 350,000 LED lights to illuminate the night sky. The lights will synchronize to the songs of the Holiday Pops each evening.

The 2014 events for Blink! at Faneuil Hall include:

Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, November 22nd, 8-9pm. Enjoy the first tree lighting ceremony of the season! The holiday tree in Boston is even bigger than the tree in Rockefeller Center.

Blink at Faneuil Hall

New Year’s Eve “THE ICE” on December 30, 2014-January 1, 2015. The holiday season will conclude with “THE ICE,” a New Year’s Eve event in Boston that will feature a collection of interactive, family-friendly ice sculptures.

If you attended last year’s event then you know why Blink! is one of our top holiday events in Boston. Plan your stay with us today.

 

Photo Source: Faneuil Hall Marketplace

10/22/2014

Enjoy our Salute to the Heroes Hotel Package in Boston!

Planning a Veteran’s Day visit? Take advantage of our Salute to the Heroes hotel package in Boston.

Salute to the Heroes Hotel Packages in BostonHeroes, thank you for all that you do for our country. In appreciation for your service, we are offering active duty, reservists and retired men and women of America’s Law enforcement, firefighters and armed forces a very special rate. Book our Salute to the Heroes hotel package in Boston and enjoy 50% off our best available rate.

Enjoy our convenient location to the best things to do in Boston this Veteran’s Day weekend including the Boston’s Veterans Day Parade at the corner of Boylston and Tremont Streets.

If looking for the best Veteran’s Day hotel packages in our Boston area, be sure to check out our Salute to the Heroes hotel deal on our Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf website and plan your visit today!

10/15/2014

Take a tour of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University this autumn!

The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is a beautiful sight this fall. Take a tour!

The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is a wonderful place to visit this fall. Conveniently located less than 30 minutes from us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf, the dynamic landscape is ideal for visitors looking to view the fall foliage in the New England area. Plan your visit with us today and enjoy a road trip to the Arnold Arboretum this autumn!

The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

The Family Tours at the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University include:

Family Walk: Every other Saturday, through October 25; 11:00am-12:00pm.

The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

Each walk will highlight different plants and natural phenomena. The walk is free and is suitable for children ages 4 through 12.

Guided Tours at the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University include:

From Seed to Tree: Tuesday, November 4, from 1:00-1:45pm.

Visitors can get a behind-the-scenes look at the greenhouse growing process. These activities are free and there is a 15 person maximum.

Saturday Guided Tours:

Saturdays, 10:30am or as listed.

Saturday, October 18:

Ajay Sequeira, Arboretum Docent
The Stories Trees Tell​​
Emily Wheeler, Arboretum Docent
It's All About Growing

Saturday, October 25:

Marty Amdur, Arboretum Docent
Experience the Arnold Arboretum​​
Kevin Schofield, Arboretum Docent
TBA

Weekday Arboretum Tour:

Thursday, October 16
Monday, October 20
Thursday, October 23
Monday, October 27
Thursday, October 30

Sunday Guided Tours:

Sunday, October 19:

Frances Doyle, Arboretum Docent
Plants Have Families Too 
David Tarbet, Arboretum Docent
Arboretum History, Trees, and Native Americans

If looking for things to do in and around Boston this fall, check out the Arnold Arboretum!

 

Photo Source: The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

10/07/2014

Dress to Impress & Don’t miss this Halloween Event for Adults in Boston!

Searching for Halloween events for adults in Boston? Check here!

The Spirit of Boston never seems to disappoint, especially around the holidays. If you’ve been searching for Halloween events for adults in Boston, hop aboard the cruise ship and sail out on an unforgettable adventure this Halloween weekend.

Halloween Events for Adults in BostonThe Halloween Costume Party Cruise in Boston
November 1, 2014
Spirit of Boston
Board: 6:30pm Cruise: 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Price: from $94.90 per person*

There will be a Halloween costume contest so be sure to wear your best costume! The cruise in Boston will also feature exciting entertainment, spooktacular Halloween decorations and a scrumptious dinner to enjoy out on the water.

The Spirit of Boston cruises always offer stunning views of our city. If looking for things to do this Halloween weekend in Boston, celebrate aboard the Spirit of Boston Halloween Cruise.

We invite you to book your weekend visit with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf. Visit our current hotel deals on our website.

*Prices do not include taxes, fuel surcharge fees or administrative fees. The administrative fee does not represent a tip or gratuity for our service staff and is used to cover certain direct cruise costs. Gratuities are always appreciated. 

09/30/2014

Check out Zoo Howl – A Kid-Friendly Halloween Event in Boston!

If looking for kid-friendly Halloween events in Boston, head to the Franklin Park Zoo.

Kid-Friendly Halloween Events in BostonZoo Howl, presented by the Empire Loan Charitable Foundation, is jam-packed with activities for the entire family! If searching for kid-friendly Halloween events in Boston, don’t miss the spooktacular event, taking place this October!

Zoo Howl at the Franklin Park Zoo
Saturday, October 25 & Sunday, October 26, 2014
11:00am-3:00pm

Children and their families are invited to trick-or-treat along a trail where thrills, chills and animals lurk around every corner! The various Halloween activities in the Boston attraction include creepy crafts, ghoulish games, costume contests and a haunted maze.

On October 26, 2014 at 12:30pm, visitors can enjoy stories from Big Joe the Storyteller. Visitors can also make trick-or-treat collection boxes with UNICEF.

General admission rates apply to Halloween events.

Plan your stay at the Residence Inn Tudor Wharf and don’t miss the Halloween fun taking place at the Zoo in Boston! Visit our special offers page before booking your visit.

 

Photo Source: Franklin Park Zoo

09/23/2014

Have a spooky good time at Salem Haunted Happenings!

Salem Haunted Happenings is the place to be this fall.

If you love everything about Halloween and the fall season, you won’t want to miss Salem Haunted Happenings. The events for the frighteningly fun time in Salem are taking place now through the autumn season. Check out a few of our favorite Halloween activities below and plan your stay with us in Boston.

Our top events for Salem Haunted Happenings include:

Salem Haunted Happenings Bewitched After Dark presents Scary Scories Tour: Learn frightening stories of the past as the Creepy Quaker Undertaker Kenneth leads you through the streets of Salem this fall. The tours will take place Friday and Saturday evenings promptly at 9:30pm. Depart from the Bewitched in Salem store located on the Pedestrian Walkway at 180 Essex Street. Cost is $30 per person.

Haunted Happenings Grand Parade presented by the Salem Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm in Downtown Salem. The Salem tradition kicks of Haunted Happenings and features pageantry and music, beginning at Shetland Park and ends at Salem Common.

Salem Haunted HappeningsTales and Tombstones Trolley Tour is taking place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. Hop aboard the Salem Trolley for a memorable one-hour ride you won’t forget! Adults $20.00, Seniors (60+) $15.00, and children (6-14) $10.00.

Fridays: Tours at 6:00 PM, 6:30 PM, 7:00 PM, 7:30 PM, 8:00 PM & 8:30 PM
Saturday: Tours at 6:00 PM, 6:30 PM, 7:00 PM, 7:30 PM, 8:00 PM & 8:30 PM
Sundays: Tours at 6:00 PM, 6:30 PM, 7:00 PM & 7:30 PM

There are many more activities to enjoy at Salem Haunted Happenings this year! If staying with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf, Salem is only a ferry ride away! Hop aboard the Salem Ferry at Boston’s Long Wharf and in less than an hour you can be sightseeing and enjoying everything Salem has to offer. Click here to learn more about last year’s event.

Photo Source: Salem Haunted Happenings

09/16/2014

Are you ready for the Boston Bruins 2014-15 Season?

Hockey season is almost here! Plan your stay and cheer on the Boston Bruins during the 2014-15 season.

Boston Bruins 2014 SeasonIf you’re a hockey fan, you’ve most likely been asking yourself, “Is it October Yet?” The wait is almost over as the NHL 2014-15 regular season is  about to begin. Whether you’re a Boston Bruins fan or just looking for things to do this fall/winter in Boston, check out the Boston Bruins 2014-15 season and plan your stay today.

The Boston Bruins have home games scheduled at TD Garden Wednesday, October 8, 2014 through Saturday, April 4, 2015. We’ve listed the upcoming October home games for the Boston Bruins down below. To view the complete schedule, click here.

The October home games for the Boston Bruins at TD Garden include:

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 vs. the Flyers at 7:30pm
Saturday, October 11, 2014 vs. the Capitals at 7:00pm
Monday, October 13, 2014 vs. the Avalanche at 1:00pm
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 vs. the Sharks at 7:00pm
Thursday, October 23, 2014 vs. the Islanders at 7:00pm
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 vs. the Wild at 7:00pm

Interested in attending a game this season? The Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf is conveniently located within walking distance to TD Garden. Whether attending a sporting event or concert in Boston, we invite you to book your stay with us. Visit our website to learn more about our current specials and hotel deals.

09/09/2014

Save the Date for Boston Fashion Week 2014 – Dedicated to the late Marilyn Riseman

Check out the schedule for Boston Fashion Week and plan your stay today.

Boston Fashion Week

Boston Fashion Week, taking place this October, will be dedicated to the late Marilyn Riseman, a fashion legend in our city. Have you made your travel plans yet? We invite you to book your stay with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf for Boston Fashion Week 2014.

Boston Fashion Week

October 5-11, 2014

There will be pre-Boston Fashion Week events that will be taking place throughout our city. A few of these events include:

  • YOLANDA: Innovative Fashion Icon: 50 Years of High Heels, Headpieces and Haute Couture, now through November 30, 2014 at the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation.
  • Hollywood Glamour: Fashion and Jewelry from the Silver Screen September 9 through March 8, 2015 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Keep in mind, there will be a variety of events taking place for this year’s Boston Fashion Week. A few of the events include:

Sunday, October 5, 2014, 8:00 PM
2nd Annual Inside Discussion with Stylish Execs
Presented by Chicrets Blog
Athena Aveda, Boston

Monday, October 6, 2014, 6 PM
Copley Catwalk Series
Presented by Copley Place
Copley Place - Center Court

Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 8:00 PM
Boston En Vogue 2014 - Modern Elegance Fashion Show
Presented by Bijou
Bijou, Boston

Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 5:30 PM
Boston Fashion Week Style Swap
Presented by Trust in Tricia
Julep Bar, Boston 

Saturday, October 11, 2014, 7:00 PM
7th Annual Emerging Trends Runway Show
Presented by ShopEmergingTrends.com
Boston Center for the Arts

Post-Boston Fashion Week events include: 

Thursday, October 16, 2014, 6 PM
YOLANDA: Innovative Fashion Icon 
50 Years of High Heels, Headpieces, and Haute Couture
Special Exhibit Talk with Yolanda Cellucci,"Queen of Glitz”
Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation 

Thursday, November 20th, 6PM
YOLANDA: Innovative Fashion Icon 
50 Years of High Heels, Headpieces, and Haute Couture
Special Exhibit Talk with Sondra Celli
Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation

If looking for hotels for Boston Fashion Week 2014, plan your stay at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf. You can view last year’s event by clicking here.

09/02/2014

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston is one of the top things to do in Boston for families!

Looking for things to do in Boston for families? Check out LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston in Assembly Row, Somerville.

Things to do in Boston for families

There is so much to discover at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston, located at Assembly Row, Somerville. If looking for things to do in Boston for families, make a quick trip down the road and explore the family-friendly attraction this weekend.

What can you expect inside LEGOLAND®? Tons of family fun! The indoor family attraction is ideal for children 3-10 years old and includes 2 LEGO® rides, 4D cinema, large soft play area, the Model Builder Academy where kids can learn LEGO® building tips from experts and MINILAND where Somerville and Boston’s iconic buildings and attractions are built from LEGO bricks.

With so much to explore, you’ll want to set the afternoon aside. Plan your weekend stay with us at the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf, located just minutes from the family-friendly attraction in Somerville. Don’t forget to check out our current hotel specials to ensure the best possible trip for you and your family.

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston in Somerville is one of our favorite things to do with kids in Boston this fall. Plan your stay today!

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.