Plan Your Trip

ICPP is excited to welcome you and your family to Boston! There’s so much to see and do around Boston during the summer – from museums and aquariums, sporting events, tours, and historical landmarks such as the USS Constitution, Paul Revere’s house, and the Freedom Trail – and we want you to make the most of your visit.

  • Download a custom map of the ICPP congress venues, hotels and some of the major sightseeing attractions around the city.
  • Download a handy guide​ to all the dining options at the Hynes Convention Center and surrounding area. 
  • Visit our ICPP Guide to Boston web site which includes details on transportation between Boston Logan International Airport, taking the “T” subway system to explore the city, and information on tours and attractions.

Key Attractions

Looking for some ideas on how to spend your downtime? Here’s a list of some of the most popular ways to spend your free time while in Boston. Search for additional details on each of these attractions on the ICPP Guide to Boston web site. Please note: Some tours, such as the Boston Duck Tours which provides a tour of the city by land and water, sell out quickly during the summer months, so plan ahead and book before you arrive in Boston.

Outdoor Activities/Sports

Fenway Park, Home of the Boston Red Sox
Boston Common
Boston Public Garden (Home of the Swan Boats and Make Way for Ducklings statue)
Boston Marathon Finish Line (Boylston Street)
King’s Bowling (located next to the Hilton Back Bay, and in the Seaport district)


Boston Duck Tours
Old Town Trolley Tours (Hop-On/Hop-Off)
Skywalk Observatory at the Prudential Center – Best 3600 Views of the City!
Charles Riverboat Company (Architecture Cruises and Sunset Cruises)
Boston Harbor Cruises (Cruises of Boston Harbor and ½ day Whale Watches)


Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Children’s Museum
Museum of Science
New England Aquarium

Historical Attractions

Boston Tea Party Ship & Museum
Freedom Trail
Old State House
Paul Revere House
Old North Church
USS Constitution
Bunker Hill Monument


Newbury Street
Prudential Center Shops
Copley Place Mall
Faneuil Hall/Quincy Market
Boston’s North End (Little Italy)

On-Site Visitors Information

The Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau will have staff on hand during ICPP to answer questions about city attractions, and there will also be an information session for your guests to attend on Monday, July 30 at 10:30 am to learn about some of the key landmarks and attractions in the city.


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