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The oldest city in the United States of America, Boston is the cultural and intellectual heart of the country. Known as the site of revolution, it is here that tradition was created and visitors can taste the history of Boston during any of the four seasons. This classic American city is just waiting to be explored! Whether you’re heading with family or friends, it’s time to make your Boston holiday happen.
There are regular flights from Dublin to Boston with Aer Lingus, with an estimated flight time of 7 hours and 30 minutes.
To learn more about things to do in Boston, the best time to go and local info see here.
Boston is a melting pot of culture and entertainment which is sure to offer a memorable experience for even the most seasoned of travellers. If you’re looking for something to drink, there are plenty of bars which are perfect for finishing your day off in, and many of them offer live music and entertainment too.
Boston’s food scene is indulgent and delicious, with sea food fresh from the harbour featuring heavily on the menu. Boston specialties include steamed lobster, ‘sacred cod’, thick chowder and shelled oysters. You’ll grab fresh Italian down the North End or dine on authentic Asian down in Chinatown. Make mealtime magical with the fantastic selection of restaurants throughout the city.
There's plenty to do on a family holiday to Boston. Catch a game at Fenway Park or one of the other numerous stadiums dotted throughout the city, or take a trip to the Boston Children's Museum which is sure to make for a fun and interesting day out.
Shopping in Boston is plentiful with a wide range of shops from urban chic to traditional or designer buys. Browse glass-enclosed arcades in Copley Place, Prudential Centre and Cambridge Side Galleria. Look around the outdoor shops in Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Patriot Place or go downtown to all of the larger department shops and high street favourites.
A trip to Boston can be enjoyed at any time of year, but between June and October is a particularly good time to visit. The weather is pleasant, which makes exploring the city on foot easier and there is plenty of activities and events going on to keep you entertained.
The US Dollar is used in Boston.
Dublin is 5 hours ahead of Boston.
Most tourists find that walking is the best way to get around Boston as this gives you the chance to take in all the sights and sounds that this wonderful city has to offer. However, if you'd like to travel a little further out than walking allows, the T subway system is an efficient way of doing so.