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Fun things to do in Boston for a Weekend Visit

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at Holy Cross chapter.

Boston is only a short distance away from Holy Cross, about 45 minutes driving and 1 hour & ½ by train. There are so many fun things to do all year long, so be sure to plan a weekend visit and explore some of these places!

Shop on Newbury Street & at The Prudential Center

There are so many great stores at both of these locations! Newbury has H&M, Anthropologie, Brandy Melville, Reformation & Urban Outfitters. In the Prudential Center there’s Aritzia, Ralph Lauren, Lululemon, Sephora & Club Monaco.

Check Out a Sports Game

Depending on the season, you can check out a Red Sox game at Fenway, or a Bruins game at TD Garden!

Go to an Amazing Restaurant

Some great restaurants include Lolita, Earl’s, & Barcelona!

Check out Beacon Hill & Books Cafe

If you are a fan of books and cute cafes, check out this place! It opened recently in Beacon Hill and is so adorable.

Get some coffee to go at Tatte!

Tatte is the cutest place to grab some coffee and a delicious pastry!

Check out some museums!

There are so many museums in Boston, such as the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Museum of Fine Arts & the JFK museum.

Take a walk through the Boston Common!

Ashley Bunici

Holy Cross '26

Ashley Bunici is from Long Island, New York and is a Political Science Major and Disability Studies Minor, on the pre-law track. She loves to volunteer and be involved in clubs, spend time with friends and family, and travel.