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About Boston

Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States. It has a rich economic and social history which has now formed Boston into the center for social and political change and has since become the economic and cultural hub of New England.
As the region’s hub, Boston is home to over 617,000 residents as well as many institutions of higher education, and numerous cultural and professional sports organizations. Millions of people visit Boston to take in its historic neighborhoods, attend cultural and/or sporting events, and conduct business.

With a glimpse into Boston’s background, now you can imagine the things to do and places to see in the city.

Official Boston Convention and Visitor’s Bureau website can be found here. Onsite visit the Boston concierge desk for maps, guidebooks, shopping/dining guides and other city information. Boston convention and Visitors Bureau representatives will be able to assist attendees with city information, as well as restaurant and entertainment suggestions and make restaurant reservations.


Wednesday, March 28

8:30am – 5:30pm

Thursday, March 29 8:30am – 6:30pm
Friday, March 30 8:30am – 7:00pm
Saturday, March 31 8:30am – 4:30pm



Decide if you’re going to be spending the day in, or out, or plan ahead on your attire by checking the weather.


If you’re looking to do a little light shopping or even a little heavy shopping, hundreds of shops can be found in the downtown Boston area.

Find what you’re looking for before you go by clicking here.

Dining & Nightlife

It’s a big city but you can cover the center on foot in a couple of hours, so paint the town red! Restaurants, Pubs, Fine Dining, Casual Dining, Coffee Shops, and Nightlife can be found by following this link.

A round trip complimentary trolley ride will take attendees  to local restaurants providing an opportunity to experience an authentic/local neighborhood and its rich history. Trolleys will leave every hour on the hour from the convention center.  Times to be posted at a later date.

Theatre & Shows

Want to see a great show or theatre performance? Boston has a wide variety of theatres and opera houses! Visit the Boston Symphony Orchestra or Boston Opera House as a couple of options, or check here for upcoming performances at a variety
of theatres in Boston.

A great site to find discounted ticket prices on Theatre, Music, Dance, or Comedy shows is BosTix.org!

Special pricing for attendees provided by www.aceticket.com on sporting events and shows such as Celtics vs. Utah Jazz, Boston Bruins vs. Washington Capitals, Harlem Globetrotters, Les Miserables, and the Blue Man Group.

Prices start at $15 and are subject to change as the shows draw near.  For more information please visit www.aceticket.com or save $17 by calling 1.800.697.3287 and get your tickets shipped at no charge to your hotel. Be sure to mention that you are attending AudiologyNOW! to receive the special rate.


History Tours & Museums

With Boston being the oldest city in New England, you are bound to find pieces of history all over the city! Take a historic trolley bus tour, or walk around a museum for the afternoon. History is in the air! Click here for information on trolley tours and here for information on museums and attractions in the city.

Boston on a Budget

Want to see the city but tight on cash? Explore 25 FREE things to do in Boston as well as different steals and deals! Be sure to check for daily deals and coupons.

A couple links to keep handy on discounts to a large portion of Boston tourist attractions:

Go Boston Card

Boston Attractions & Tours


Interesting Facts about Boston

  • If you don’t include college students, only about 600,000 people reside in Boston.
  • The average price for a bowl of New England clam chowder in Boston restaurants
    is $4.40.

  • Before a landfill project started in 1857, the Back Bay area of Boston was a 570 acre
    body of water.
  • The 60 story tall John Hancock Tower boasts 13 acres of glass.
  • Only 34 of Boston’s 840 restaurants serve fast food.

Stay Connected

You can stay in the loop with what’s going on in Boston by becoming a Facebook fan. Click here to be redirected to the Official Facebook page for Boston.