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Where to stay in Boston without rental car?

Old May 28, 20, 8:48 pm
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Where to stay in Boston without rental car?

We are just a small family wanting to do the touristy stuff in Boston. Wife has Diamond status in Hilton. Should we stay in one of the downtown Hiltons as we won't be renting a car. Just making sure if all touristy spots are walkable or accessible via public transportation. We have never been to Boston before....
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Old May 28, 20, 9:02 pm
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Originally Posted by MNSWEEps View Post
We are just a small family wanting to do the touristy stuff in Boston. Wife has Diamond status in Hilton. Should we stay in one of the downtown Hiltons as we won't be renting a car. Just making sure if all touristy spots are walkable or accessible via public transportation. We have never been to Boston before....
When do you and your family intend on going to Boston? For how long/how many days? What specifically are you and your wife (and kids?) interested in seeing?

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Old May 28, 20, 9:04 pm
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A large percentage of the touristy stuff in Boston is centered around the downtown area, and much of the rest of it is accessible by the subway system, known locally as the T. If you're looking at full service Hiltons, both the Fanueil Hall location and the Back Bay location are well located to not need a car.
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Old May 29, 20, 12:15 am
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When do you and your family intend on going to Boston? For how long/how many days? What specifically are you and your wife (and kids?) interested in seeing?

David
July 4th weekend (hopefully if C19 calms down). July 3 - 7(fly back to LA). Wife and daughter are vegans so not really a foodie type looking for restaurants. We like long walks and checking local places and explore anything historical and fun.
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Old May 29, 20, 3:44 am
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If you haven't already, check out the Freedom Trail. Definitely walkable or if you want to skip around, public transportation will get you to all of the sites easily.
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Old May 29, 20, 6:37 am
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You don't need or want a car in Boston anywhere near the tourist spots.

But I don't expect much to be open and active that weekend.
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Old May 29, 20, 11:35 am
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Boston and all of Massachusetts has been hit really hard by Coronavirus and we are just taking the first steps to opening up. The Freedom Trail and all the tourist areas of the city may not be open around July 4. The traditional Boston Pops concert and fireworks show has already been canceled.
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Old May 29, 20, 1:13 pm
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Thanks folks.. rethinking if I should visit..
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