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Family Friendly Hotels in Boston
When bringing your family to Boston, there will be many hotel options for you to choose from. It is important to pick a hotel that is both family-friendly and in a good location for your personal trip goals. Certain area hotels have more experience with families and are more in tuned to what a family with children needs to be happy and comfortable.
Boston as a Family Destination
Boston has been a long-time favorite family destination for day-trips, weekend excursions, and extended vacations. It offers activities for children and adults of all ages. Many families travel to Boston with teenage children to check out some of the universities America’s largest college town has to offer, such as Harvard, MIT, Boston University, or Boston College. Sports fans of all ages are guaranteed to see a worthwhile game in Boston, whether it is the Red Sox , the New England Patriots, Bruins, or Celtics. There are even things to do with young children such as the world famous Boston Children's Museum. While these attractions are great, they make Boston a very popular destination. You should be sure to do research about what hotels are family friendly and to book in advance to get the best deals.
When picking a hotel in Boston it is important that you stay in an area where there are family friendly activities. This will allow for you to cut out the amount of time you need to spend walking, driving, or taking the T to get to the big attractions. Driving in Boston can be difficult, so the closer you are to activities such as The Boston Children's Museum , The New England Aquarium , or Fenway Park the more time you will have to enjoy your vacation.
Hotels in Downtown Boston
If you want to be right in the heart of the action try a hotel in historic downtown Boston, such as the Omni Parker House. By staying at the Omni Parker House, you and your family will be some of Boston’s most historic monuments and areas, such as Faneuil Hall and The Freedom Trail.
Hotels on the Waterfront
By staying on the waterfront, you and your family will have a scenic view of the Charles River, while remaining close to some of the best child-friendly activities. The Seaport Boston Hotel, one of many hotels located right on the water, offers a water taxi that gets you to your destination while entertaining your children. Both the Boston Children's Museum and The New England Aquarium are located on the waterfront so this hotel may be a great family option.
Cambridge is known for its colleges and universities, but it can also be a great location for a family vacation. It is a quieter, but still vibrant neighborhood. Just a short ride on the T away from Boston's biggest attractions, Cambridge offers hotels that really know how to make the whole family comfortable. If you decide that this area is right for you and your family try the Royal Sonesta Hotel or the Hyatt Regency Cambridge.
Hotels in Back Bay
The upscale neighborhood of Back Bay offers the Colonnade Hotel, a luxurious and family friendly option. This hotel has great access to the Prudential Center as well as Copley Square. With sports and history right at your finger tips, Back Bay is a great option for the family. Any attraction you can't find in Back Bay can be easily reached by the T which stops right outside the Colonnade Hotel.