Traveling costs today can escalate quickly, especially when traveling to major cities like Boston, Massachusetts. When you add up airfare, meals, attractions, and Boston hotels, the result can be a small fortune. Use these four tips to make traveling to Boston easier on your budget.
1. Stay in Affordable Neighborhoods
In certain areas, hotels in Boston can be pretty expensive. Beacon Hill, Back Bay and North End are desirable areas, but lodging costs there are often sky-high. Consider staying in an area like the South End, which is adjacent to Back Bay yet costs much less; The Chandler Inn Hotel is an affordable option there. You might also consider an airport-area hotel like The Hilton Boston Logan. The small cities of Cambridge and Brookline, located just outside of Boston, offer more affordable lodging and easy subway (the “T”) access to Boston.
2. Travel During the Off-Season
If you can handle winter weather or summer humidity, traveling in the off-season can help you cash in on deep discounts. March and July are the best off-season months to have a chance for decent weather while locking in off-season pricing. Avoid college graduation season (June), the Boston marathon (April), and the Head of the Charles …read more