Boston is a city known for its rich history, unique Boston cuisine, stylish shopping, and iconic attractions. With beautiful weather and an exciting season of events and activities, Boston is the perfect summer vacation destination. Enjoy summer concerts and Red Sox games at Fenway Park. Sip cocktails on a rooftop deck. Shop for a Father's Day gift at the SoWa Open Market and Copley Square.
Here are a few ideas from the concierge at the Revere Hotel Boston Common to inspire your weekend adventure.
Spend a Summer Day at Boston Common
Hear the echoes of 350 years of extraordinary history at America's oldest park - Boston Common. Enjoy a morning stroll amidst the lush trees, gardens, ball fields, fountains, and historic sites. Let the kids cool off in the spray pool at Frog Pond in the summer. Walk to the Boston Public Garden and take a swan boat ride on the beautiful lake. Experience Boston's rich heritage at this spectacular park founded in 1634.
Enjoy Shopping in the Back Bay
Enjoy a summer shopping adventure in Boston's trendy Back Bay neighborhood. Discover the high-end boutiques, chic designer stores and art galleries housed in 19th century buildings and mansions on Newbury Street. Soak up the cosmopolitan style and fashion of Boston in this Back Bay architectural district. Spend the afternoon shopping at the Prudential Center with more than 75 shops and restaurants, anchored by Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor, and Boston's only Eataly. Go to the Skywalk Observatory on the 50th floor of the Prudential Tower for the best views of Boston.
Spanning the historic Back Bay, Copley Place is one of Boston's most fashionable shopping and dining destinations with 75 designer stores including Barneys New York, Tiffany & Co., Louis Vuitton, Saint Laurent, Gucci, Christian Dior, and Burberry. This upscale lifestyle center features two levels of shopping and restaurants.
Famous for the finish line of the Boston Marathon, Boylston Street boasts the most exciting shopping in Boston, including Apple's flagship store.
See A Boston Red Sox Game
Cheer on the Boston Red Sox at historic Fenway Park. See the Boys of Summer swing for the Green Monster at this iconic ballpark in Fenway–Kenmore neighborhood. Treat Dad to a ballgame for Father's Day as the Sox battle the Cardinals on June 19th. Enjoy a hot dog, a cold brew, and views of the Boston skyline – the perfect summer day.
Enjoy the Summer Concert Series at Fenway Park
Fenway Park's summer concert series returns with amazing performances throughout the season. Music lovers can enjoy exciting concerts and music tours at this legendary ballpark by the likes of Sir Paul McCartney, Lady Gaga, and Aerosmith.
- Paul McCartney June 7 – 8th
- Zac Brown Band - July 15, 2022
- Lady Gaga – August 19, 2022
Experience Boston at the SoWa Open Market
Top off your weekend with the perfect Sunday at the SoWa Open Market. This popular market features more than 100 local makers selling hand-made jewelry, clothing, home goods, art, photography, and ceramics. Pick up goodies from local farmers, bakers, and treat makers including fresh produce, meats, breads, and cookies. The market also offers local food trucks for an authentic taste of Boston.
Enjoy Drinks at Boston's Largest Rooftop Lounge
Sip cocktails and seasonal snacks at one of the most coveted rooftop lounges and bars in Boston, Rooftop@Revere. Relax in a cabana, look out over the Back Bay, and savor local cuisine at our rooftop hotspot above downtown Boston. Enjoy local eats and craft cocktails from the all-day menu, including the lobster roll paired with a mango margarita or a rosé sangria.
Stay the Weekend at Hotel Revere Boston Common
Experience the ultimate summer getaway at the Hotel Revere Boston Common. Located in Boston's hip Back Bay neighborhood, our boldly independent boutique hotel offers beautifully designed rooms and suites with modern furnishing and skyline views. Stay steps away from Boston Common, Newbury Street, and the SoWa Open Market. Enjoy cocktails and light bites at Rooftop@Revere or gather for New England pub fare and spirits at Rebel's Guild with an atmosphere that is uniquely Bostonian.
A Fantastic Father's Day Dining Experience Rebel's Guild
offer a special Father's Day menu on June 19th, from 12 – 8 p.m. Enjoy lunch or dinner with Dad in our eatery or on Boston's best rooftop.
- Carolina BBQ rubbed baby back ribs (mutard de brive, pickled vegetable salad, cornbread) - $27
- Short rib mac n cheese (elbow mac, quarto formagi, chives) - $25
Fried clam Roll (Donkey sauce, shaved lettuce, fries) - $36
- Grilled Mediterranean vegetable kebabs $18 (cilantro crème, lemon rice)
- ot your average chicken sandwich (fried thigh, pickled onion, broche bun, tomato, fries) - $17
Boston Getaway Packages
Easily plan your Boston getaway with one of our seasonal hotel specials. Road trippers love the Park and Stay Package
with luxurious accommodations, overnight parking (a $42 value), and a 3 pm check-out. For the perfect family vacation, book the Family Explorer Package
with 50% off your second room and free daily breakfast for kids 12 and under.