Attractions

Local events in Boston’s Back Bay

Boston’s Back Bay is one of the city’s most captivating neighborhoods, brimming with historic 19th century brownstones featuring everything from boutiques to award-winning restaurants. The Inn @ St. Botolph provides unparalleled access to the city center; we’re just a block away from the Prudential Center and Copley Place, and within walking distance of the subway and many of Boston’s most notable landmarks. Browse our list of attractions below, and feel free to ask us for additional information.

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  • Local Colleges and Universities :10 to 20-Minute Walk

    Boston is well known as a premier destination for education; some of the world’s most prestigious schools are located within the area. Walk from our hotel to educational institutions including Boston University, Northeastern University, Berklee College of Music, and the New England Conservatory.

    Boston is well known as a premier destination for education; some of the world’s most prestigious schools are located within the area. Walk from our hotel to educational institutions including Boston University, Northeastern University, Berklee College of Music, and the New England Conservatory.

  • Fenway Park :20-Minute Walk

    It’s the oldest major league baseball park in the country, and arguably one of its most famous (or infamous, depending on your viewpoint). Fenway Park’s intimate atmosphere allows you to feel like you’re a part of the action.

    It’s the oldest major league baseball park in the country, and arguably one of its most famous (or infamous, depending on your viewpoint). Fenway Park’s intimate atmosphere allows you to feel like you’re a part of the action.

  • Boston Children’s Museum :15-Minute Drive

    For nearly a century, the Boston Children’s Museum has helped children and their families understand and celebrate the world in which they live. From an authentic Japanese House to the fascinating Recycle Shop, there is a wide range of wonderful things to explore here. And with a dedication to the curiosity and realism of children, the museum is able to provide an interactive approach to science, culture, environmental awareness, health and fitness, and the arts.

    For nearly a century, the Boston Children’s Museum has helped children and their families understand and celebrate the world in which they live. From an authentic Japanese House to the fascinating Recycle Shop, there is a wide range of wonderful things to explore here. And with a dedication to the curiosity and realism of children, the museum is able to provide an interactive approach to science, culture, environmental awareness, health and fitness, and the arts.

  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum :15-Minute Walk

    The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is almost as notable for its splendid architecture as it is for its incredible collection. For over 100 years, the museum has been located in a Venetian-style palace; it boasts thousands of works of art – from paintings to rare manuscripts. Some of the world’s most famous artists, including Michelangelo and Rembrandt, are represented here.

    The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is almost as notable for its splendid architecture as it is for its incredible collection. For over 100 years, the museum has been located in a Venetian-style palace; it boasts thousands of works of art – from paintings to rare manuscripts. Some of the world’s most famous artists, including Michelangelo and Rembrandt, are represented here.

  • Symphony Hall, Boston :10-Minute Walk

    Built in the early 20th century and designated as a US National Historic Landmark in 1999, Symphony Hall is widely regarded as one of the most acoustically impressive venues in the world. It’s home to both the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops Orchestra.

    Built in the early 20th century and designated as a US National Historic Landmark in 1999, Symphony Hall is widely regarded as one of the most acoustically impressive venues in the world. It’s home to both the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops Orchestra.

  • Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) :15-Minute Walk

    Boston’s traditional fine arts museum is home to an exquisite collection of works by some of the world’s most celebrated artists, including Monet, Renoir, and Van Gogh. The museum itself is an architectural treasure, housing both permanent and revolving exhibits; some special exhibits require advance tickets.

    Boston’s traditional fine arts museum is home to an exquisite collection of works by some of the world’s most celebrated artists, including Monet, Renoir, and Van Gogh. The museum itself is an architectural treasure, housing both permanent and revolving exhibits; some special exhibits require advance tickets.

  • Faneuil Hall :25-Minute Walk

    Faneuil Hall has been an integral part of the Boston landscape for over 250 years. Located on the waterfront, the Marketplace features more than 100 fine shops and 17 restaurants and pubs; the Quincy Market Colonnade offers more than 40 eateries.

    Faneuil Hall has been an integral part of the Boston landscape for over 250 years. Located on the waterfront, the Marketplace features more than 100 fine shops and 17 restaurants and pubs; the Quincy Market Colonnade offers more than 40 eateries.

  • Copley Place and the Shops at Prudential Center
    :5-Minute Walk

    A day of upscale retail therapy awaits you at these two expansive shopping centers. Located within the magnificent Prudential Tower, the Shops at Prudential Center features 75 shops, and is connected via a skywalk to the adjoining Copley Place, which also offers 75 stores. 

    A day of upscale retail therapy awaits you at these two expansive shopping centers. Located within the magnificent Prudential Tower, the Shops at Prudential Center features 75 shops, and is connected via a skywalk to the adjoining Copley Place, which also offers 75 stores. 

  • House of Blues :20-Minute Walk

    The Boston outpost of this famous Blues chain offers casual Southern dining and a year-round menu of fantastic events. Be sure to stop by for their delicious and rousing Gospel Brunch.

    The Boston outpost of this famous Blues chain offers casual Southern dining and a year-round menu of fantastic events. Be sure to stop by for their delicious and rousing Gospel Brunch.

Copley Place and the Shops at Prudential Center

: 5-Minute Walk

A day of upscale retail therapy awaits you at these two expansive shopping centers. Located within the magnificent Prudential Tower, the Shops at Prudential Center features 75 shops, and is connected via a skywalk to the adjoining Copley Place, which also offers 75 stores. 

Symphony Hall, Boston

: 10-Minute Walk

Built in the early 20th century and designated as a US National Historic Landmark in 1999, Symphony Hall is widely regarded as one of the most acoustically impressive venues in the world. It’s home to both the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops Orchestra.

Local Colleges and Universities

: 10 to 20-Minute Walk

Boston is well known as a premier destination for education; some of the world’s most prestigious schools are located within the area. Walk from our hotel to educational institutions including Boston University, Northeastern University, Berklee College of Music, and the New England Conservatory.

Museum of Fine Arts (MFA)

: 15-Minute Walk

Boston’s traditional fine arts museum is home to an exquisite collection of works by some of the world’s most celebrated artists, including Monet, Renoir, and Van Gogh. The museum itself is an architectural treasure, housing both permanent and revolving exhibits; some special exhibits require advance tickets.

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

: 15-Minute Walk

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is almost as notable for its splendid architecture as it is for its incredible collection. For over 100 years, the museum has been located in a Venetian-style palace; it boasts thousands of works of art – from paintings to rare manuscripts. Some of the world’s most famous artists, including Michelangelo and Rembrandt, are represented here.

Fenway Park

: 20-Minute Walk

It’s the oldest major league baseball park in the country, and arguably one of its most famous (or infamous, depending on your viewpoint). Fenway Park’s intimate atmosphere allows you to feel like you’re a part of the action.

House of Blues

: 20-Minute Walk

The Boston outpost of this famous Blues chain offers casual Southern dining and a year-round menu of fantastic events. Be sure to stop by for their delicious and rousing Gospel Brunch.

Faneuil Hall

: 25-Minute Walk

Faneuil Hall has been an integral part of the Boston landscape for over 250 years. Located on the waterfront, the Marketplace features more than 100 fine shops and 17 restaurants and pubs; the Quincy Market Colonnade offers more than 40 eateries.

Boston Children’s Museum

: 15-Minute Drive

For nearly a century, the Boston Children’s Museum has helped children and their families understand and celebrate the world in which they live. From an authentic Japanese House to the fascinating Recycle Shop, there is a wide range of wonderful things to explore here. And with a dedication to the curiosity and realism of children, the museum is able to provide an interactive approach to science, culture, environmental awareness, health and fitness, and the arts.

Freedom Trail

: 15-Minute Drive

This well-traveled path follows sixteen historic sites and tells the story of the patriotic men and women of the Revolutionary War. It’s a must-see attraction for those wishing to learn more of the rich history that makes the city of Boston famous. Private guided walking tours are available.

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