Massachusetts Hotel Reservations
Visiting Greater Boston
Summertime fills Fenway Park with scores of Boston Red Socks fans. One of Boston's most beloved traditions since 1912, a day at the ballpark enjoying America's Pastime with the Boston Red Socks is a must for first-time visitors. Check the schedule during your Beantown visit to catch Major League Baseball action.
Summer officially starts at City Hall Plaza over Labor Day Weekend. The 2015 Boston Calling Music Festival fills the plaza with live music on two stages, making for a giant, three-day party. Make sure to bring comfortable shoes and don't forget your sunscreen – the music goes all day, Friday through Sunday, May 22nd through 24th. Headlining acts include Beck, Tame Impala, and Tenacious D, and there will be plenty of food and drink options on hand.
To the east in Cambridge, the Cambridge Arts Council invites residents and visitors to celebrate summer with one of the town's most enduring traditions. The Cambridge River Festival is June 6th, held this year in the Central Square Cultural District, on Massachusetts Avenue between Prospect Street and Sidney Street. Bring the whole family – it's a free celebration of the arts, with family art-making activities and more than 100 specialty food purveyors and craftspeople.
Celebrating its 34th year in 2015, Boston Harborfest is a favorite 4th of July tradition of Bostonians and people throughout New England. Festivities are held July 2nd to 6th at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Dorchester, the Central Wharf at New England Aquarium, and the Fourth of July concert is on the Esplanade followed by a dazzling fireworks display.
Football fans are still reeling from the New England Patriots' victory in Super Bowl XLIX, but this summer, New Enland sports fans turn their attention to Gilette Stadium, just south of Sharon in Foxboro, for another type of football. Check the schedule during your Boston-area visit to witness the fast-paced action – the long Major League Soccer season goes into October.
Visitors to Concord, 20 miles northwest of downtown Boston, can take a journey back into American history. It's the perfect time of year to visit attractions like the Ralph Waldo Emerson House, and Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, and the Louisa May Alcott Orchard House, where the famous other wrote her classic book Little Women. Literature and history buffs have much to explore year round, and summer weather means now's the best time to do it.
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