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Visiting Boston

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With our rich history, diverse neighborhoods, and legacy of arts, culture, and education, Boston has something for everyone.

COVID-19 update

Visitors to the City of Boston should monitor the City's coronavirus (COVID-19) page for the latest information regarding COVID-19. Please keep these tips in mind if you plan to visit the City.

  • Many tourist attractions have closed due to COVID-19. We encourage you to reach out to specific sites to learn about how they are handling the situation.
  • Governor Baker issued an emergency order prohibiting most gatherings of over 250 people in an effort to limit the spread of the coronavirus. These include sporting events with spectators, concerts, conventions, parades, fairs, and festivals.
  • The Boston Marathon has been postponed until September 14. For more information, please visit the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) website. 
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Uncovering Boston's history

It’s no secret Boston is rich with history. From the American Revolution to the site of the very first public school, it’s a city with stories to tell.

Learn more about Boston's history

Planning your trip

Keep these dates and events in mind as they are usually busy times in Boston.