6 in the City, Weekend Away

6 in the City: Family Fun in Boston’s Back Bay

Boston's Back Bay | family travel

Introducing a new series on Playground, where we feature our personally curated city travel picks with one equation: 1 amazing hotel + 2 great places to eat + 3 can’t miss things to see and do = 6 in the City!

Consider these your handy go-to-guides for the quickest route for travel fun!

First up — Boston’s Back Bay:

Related: 6 in the City: Luxury Family Getaway at Four Seasons Florence, Italy

1 Amazing Hotel

Fairmont Copley Plaza Boston’s Back Bay

boston's back bay
A luxury landmark hotel and a symbol of the city’s rich history and elegance since 1912.


Boston's Back Bay
A Gilmore Girls’ favorite.


Boston's Back Bay
The resident Canine Ambassadors, Catie and Carly Copley greet you at the door. You can also take them for a walk!


Boston's Back Bay | Fairmont Copley Plaza
Gorgeous guests rooms.



2 Great Places to Eat

OAK Long Bar + Kitchen

Boston's Back Bay | oak long bar & kitchen
Any restaurant that gives you your own cast iron skillet of bacon, is alright by me.


boston's back bay | oak long bar & kitchen
Yes, please!


Luke’s Lobster

Boston's back bay | luke's lobster
Lobstah! Really good Lobstah!


3 Can’t Miss Things to Do and See

Skywalk Observatory on top of the Prudential Center

Boston's Back Bay | Skywalk Observatory Prudential Center
The view from the top at night. Wicked cool.

The Freedom Trail

Boston's Back Bay | freedom trail
Not exactly in the Back Bay neighborhood, but close and not to be missed with the family.

Boston Public Library

boston's back bay | Boston Public Library
A literary lover’s dream and an awesome children’s library.


(Top photo: Wikipedia Commons)



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