January is an inspiring month when Boston turns into a snowy wonderland. You will rejoice in the snowy streets, a decadent mug of hot coffee, and a bold Bostonian spirit. Embrace the rebellious spirit of the city and discover interesting things to do. Enjoy a musical performance, visit a museum, warm up on a pub crawl, rent an igloo at Seaport, stroll the Newbury Street, or go shopping at Prudential Center.
See a few of our favorite Boston activities to inspire your January vacation plans.
Visit a Museum
Head to the Paul Revere House in the North End in Downtown Boston. Step into historic rooms filled with artifacts from the Revere's era and get a glimpse of middle-class American colonial life. See colonial reenactments, watch colonial craft demonstrations, enjoy concerts featuring early American music, and indulge in family activities and special tours.
Tour Boston's Welcoming Irish Pubs
Filled with Irish pubs, Boston is considered as an Irish city. Tour warm Irish pubs and be a part of the city's lively nightlife scene featuring delicious Irish food, rousing music, and Guinness in a unique atmosphere with a historic side. Enjoy a beautiful blend of Irish culture and quintessentially Boston traditions. The Black Rose, The Burren, The Bebop, and J.J. Foley's are some of the popular Irish pubs you can visit.
Rent an Igloo at Seaport
If you think you cannot step on a rooftop bar until spring, book an igloo. Enjoy a unique winter dining experience with delicious cuisine and cocktails inside an igloo at the Seaport. The beautiful skyline and harbor views never fail to impress visitors. Fill your heart with joy and savor phenomenal food.
Warm Up on a Historic Pub Crawl
Book a historic pub crawl and experience Boston's fun and unique side. Hop on guided history tours that blend hidden history and fun perfectly. Experience Boston Crawling's Freedom Trail Pub Crawl and learn about Boston's revolutionary stories while enjoying local craft beers and meeting fellow travelers.
Enjoy Some Quiet Time at Boston Public Library
Step into the most gorgeous library in America – Boston Public Library. Located in the Back Bay neighborhood, the 1895 Renaissance Revival building is an architectural gem adorned with spectacular paintings, tapestries, architectural details, and sculptures. Walk around and absorb the stunning murals and mosaics, adore inlays of zodiac symbols and inscriptions on the marble floor, and see names of 30 popular Bostonians on the vaulted ceiling.
Shop at Prudential Center
If you love shopping, Prudential Center is the place to go. Walk around the mall and discover 75+ shops, high-end stores, boutiques, and restaurants. Buy clothes, shoes, and souvenirs for your loved ones. Enjoy the holiday spirit with delicious food and beverages at the eateries and sip stations.
Stroll Down Newburry Street
Walk around the well-kept 19th brownstones at Newbury Street, the ritziest shopping thoroughfare filled with top designers and chains. Stock up on scarves, boots, and jackets, taste a variety of olive oils at the local gourmet shops or flip through your favorite novel while enjoying delicious local tea at Trident Booksellers & Café.
Enjoy a Luxury Experience at Revere Hotel
Base your January vacation at Hotel Revere Boston Common. Located in the charming Back Bay neighborhood, our boutique hotel is close to the city's most popular attractions, including Boston Public Library, Prudential Center, Theatre District, and Paul Revere House.
Relax in our luxury rooms and suites
and enjoy panoramic views of the Boston skyline. Savor modern pub fare and rebellious spirits at Rebel's Guild. Discover Boston with our special hotel packages, including the Winter Warmer Package
with overnight parking ($42 value) and the Family Explorer Package