Boston’s Best Experiences, From Boston Common to Freedom Trail

Experiences

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Located in downtown Boston, The Ritz-Carlton, Boston offers hotel guests a wealth of nearby attractions. History can be found around every corner, starting in Boston Common across from the hotel. The 50-acre park the oldest in the country and is the beginning of the Freedom Trail, home to many of Boston’s beloved historic sites. The hotel is also near the Theater District and Financial District, letting you stroll to your meeting or to a performance at the nearby Citizens Bank Opera House.

Ritz Kids

At The Ritz-Carlton, Boston, family vacations are opportunities to inspire and remember. This is especially true for young guests, who are greeted with a red wagon full of toys that they can enjoy during their stay. This magical introduction to the hotel sets the tone for a family-friendly experience enhanced by the special amenities, treats and kid-friendly menus of the Ritz Kids program.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Boston offers junior guests a variety of special services and amenities, including:

  • Infant toiletry and safety items available through housekeeping

  • Cribs and high chairs available through housekeeping

  • Children’s coloring book menu available in all restaurants and through in-room dining

  • Ritz Kids® Healthy Taste Menus, providing healthy, tasty treats for children

  • Scavenger hunt through the hotel, and special welcome gift

New England Aquarium

Conveniently located on Boston’s waterfront, the New England Aquarium features more than 20,000 animals of 600 different species. 

http://www.neaq.org/index.php

 

Boston Duck Tour

"One big splash and the rest is history!" This fully narrated historic tour takes place in authentic WWI amphibious vehicles through the streets of Boston and into the Charles River.

http://www.bostonducktours.com/

 

Boston Children’s Museum

Boston Children’s Museum’s exhibits and programs emphasize hands-on engagement and learning through experience, employing play as a tool to spark the inherent creativity, curiosity, and imagination of children.

http://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/

 

Museum of Science

The Science Museum is a world-renowned educational institution with over 400 interactive participatory exhibits featuring live animal and physical science demonstrations, courses, traveling exhibits, a computer center, the Mugar Omni Theater, and Charles Hayden Planetarium.

http://www.mos.org/

 

Freedom Trail

Boston's Freedom Trail is a red (mostly brick) path through downtown Boston which leads to sixteen significant historical sites. The 2.5 mile (4 km) walk from the Boston Common to the Bunker Hill Monument in Charlestown is popular with tourists. Part of the Freedom Trail overlaps with the much longer Boston Harbor Walk. The Freedom Trail is a unit of Boston National Historical Parks.

http://www.thefreedomtrail.org/

Immerse Yourself in Boston’s Cultural Legacy From This Theater District Hotel

When it comes to offering authentic experiences of the city, The Ritz-Carlton, Boston remains unsurpassed. Take advantage of the hotel’s downtown location to walk to the Theater District and indulge in world-class performances at the Boch Center. Watch history come alive along the Freedom Trail, or gaze upon 19th-century architecture in Back Bay. From the arts to modern entertainment, shopping to national treasures, Boston awaits your discovery.

Plan Your Trip

Whether you call it Beantown or the City of Good Hearts, Boston is the metropolitan heart of New England. Full of gorgeous architecture and corner squares, it’s home to some of the nation’s top universities, which attract students and scholars from around the world. Here’s what to pack and what to book in order to enjoy its lovely streetscapes and beautiful campuses.

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Equinox Sports Club

At Equinox Sports Club you’ll have access to state-of-the-art equipment and a comprehensive balance of programs in 114,000 airy, sun-drenched square feet. Take your game to the next level on our full basketball court or one of our four international squash courts, then unwind with a swim in our 25-yard indoor pool. Equinox facilities are available to hotel guests 18 and over.

Equinox Sports Club, Boston

Group Classes

Whether you crave a new rhythm or want to find new intensity, our award-winning Group Exercise and Mind Body programs will satisfy your every fitness desire. With over 100 classes every week, visit the Club to Om with our yogis, tone in our Barre classes, or get your Zumba dance fix. We also offer one-on-one and duet sessions with our Group Exercise and Mind Body instructors. See our full class schedule.

Pool Hours

Available to adults 18 and older during Fitness Center hours. To view the fitness center hours, please visit the Equinox Boston website.

On-Site Outlets

EQUINOX Sports Club

Please note EQUINOX Sports Club is available to guests 18+
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Equinox Sports Club

At Equinox Sports Club you’ll have access to state-of-the-art equipment.

Mon-Fri:
5:30 AM-11:00 PM
Sat-Sun:
7:00 AM-8:00 PM
$20

Swimming

Adult only pool. Must be 18 years of age

Adult only pool. Must be 18 years of age

Indoor

Towels provided

Heated