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Holiday Season in Boston!

Written by staff
Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014

It’s that time of year! It’s December, and the holidays are here! There are plenty of festive events and activities happening in Boston this time of the year. The 73rd annual Boston Common Tree Lighting Ceremony takes place this Thursday, December 4th, at the Boston Commons. In addition to the tree lighting, there is outdoor ice skating at the Frog Pond.

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This time of year is a great time to visit Boston; historic Newbury Street is beautifully decorated for the season. It’s the perfect time of year to go shopping, buy gifts for loved ones, and enjoy a warm meal.

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The Boston Ballet is also performing The Nutcracker, a classic holiday production. Shows run throughout the entire month of December, at the Boston Opera House.

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Come stay with us at The Beacon Inn during your holiday trip to Boston! We are located right on the green line, which can bring you directly to any of these great holiday events in the city. Give us a call, or book online on our website today!

Let’s Go Shopping at Faneuil Hall

Written by admin
Friday, 28 Jun 2013

While you’re vacationing in Boston, you’ll probably be thinking of the folks back home to get souvenirs for. If you’re wondering what the best location is for finding the ideal gift for coworkers and loved ones alike, look no further than the Faneuil Hall marketplace located in the heart of downtown Boston.

Not only does Faneuil Hall provide a great selection of outdoor vendors with gadgets and apparel to get your coworkers and friends, but there are tons of other activities that can keep you entertained while you explore a piece of Boston’s history.

Just a five-minute walk from the Government Center T stop, this outdoor shopping center provides a wide variety of restaurants and shops. If you’re looking for a summer wardrobe, stores like Abercrombie and Fitch, Urban Outfitters, and American Eagle will keep you up with the hottest trends.

Come lunch time, even the pickiest eaters will have no problem finding the perfect dining spot at Faneuil Hall. Inside the historic Quincy Market building you’ll find dozens of restaurants made to satisfy any craving.

Our hotel is just a short T-ride away from this historical landmark that’s both fun and educational for the entire family. Make your reservation now and soon you’ll be able to explore one of Boston’s most popular sites!