See our recommendations on where to go, what to eat and drink, where to stay, and places to see in Boston, Massachusetts. Only four hours by car and train from New York City, Boston makes a great weekend getaway, so whether you’re looking to book your next vacation in the Bean or are a long-time resident, we’ve rounded up our favorite spots in the city we call home. Check out the best places in Boston.
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Editor’s Note: This story was first written in 2016. It has been updated to reflect the most current information.