boston winter ice skating at the frog pond near the inn at longwood medical
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2022 Winter and Fall Things to Do in Boston

Great Things to do in Boston This Fall and Winter 2022

The Inn at Longwood Medical offers you a Fenway/Boston location in the heart of the Longwood Medical area, while walking distance to many events, attractions and neighborhoods. 

Walking distance to The Inn:

The Station - A new outdoor space has opened called The Station in the Fenway,  The Fenway | The Station .  There are outdoor seasonal events featuring local artists, bands, and vendors.  Game nights and Wine Gardens, yoga or breakfast what more can you ask for from shadows of Fenway Park and Boston’s greatest neighborhood, in my humble opinion? 

MGM Music Hall - Located at the intersection of Lansdowne and Ipswich Streets, the MGM Music Hall at Fenway will be a state-of-the-art, multi-purpose live performance venue that will occupy roughly 91,500 square feet on four levels and will accommodate 5,005 patrons. Opened September, 2022 by James Taylor, the new MGM Music Hall has fantastic acoustics, perfect for those intimate concerts. 

House of Blues: Boston    House of Blues Boston | House of Blues Boston

Restaurant, Bar, venue all in one location and just blocks from The Inn at Longwood.  

Restaurant & Bar opens at 4 pm most nights, Open for Red Sox Games, 2 hours before day games.

Museum of Fine Arts – Boston Museum of Fine Arts Boston | Boston's Art Museum (mfa.org)  for Money, Mummies and Murals – all things great and small – the Museum of Fine Arts Boston never disappoints!  General Admissions tickets are available Sunday – Saturday (except Tuesdays) 10AM – 5 PM.  

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum – Boston – Isabella Stewart Gardner collected and carefully displayed a collection comprised of more than 7500 paintings, sculptures, furniture, textiles, silver, ceramics and rare books.  Made additionally famous due to the theft on March 18, 1990, 13 priceless works of art, in the largest property theft in the world, the Museum still holds open their spaces and awaits their return.  Open most days 11 AM – 5 PM, except Tuesdays which are closed. 

Fenway Park Tours – Fenway Park Tours | Boston Red Sox (mlb.com)  Since 1912, fans have flocked to Fenway Park to watch the home team play in the heart of Boston. It is referred to as, "America's Most Beloved Ballpark" by Major League Baseball and sports enthusiasts.  Winter hours are 10AM – 5PM 

Fenway – Topgolf Live Stadium Tour is returning to Fenway Park November 5-9, 2022. Enjoy a one-of-a-kind opportunity to tee off in one of America's most iconic ballparks, hitting golf balls into on-field targets from the tee box.

Fenway Bowl – December 17, 2022 The Wasabi Fenway Bowl – College football in Fenway  Park! 

The Winter Classic – The Boston Bruins will host the Pittsburgh Penguins on January 2, 2023  Winter Classic 2023 Tickets - Live in Boston on January 2nd!

Not walking distance but more great things to do!

Head of the Charles Regatta returns – October 21, 22, and 23rd   The Regatta | Head Of The Charles® Regatta (hocr.org)   

Franklin Park Zoo https://www.zoonewengland.org/franklin-park-zoo/buy-tickets/     Until September 25th see Boston Lights.  Experience the wonder of over 55 magnificent displays comprised of hundreds of beautifully crafted lanterns spanning Franklin Park Zoo's 72 acres.  

Winter Hours start October 1 – March 31, 2023 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. daily (last entry at 3:00 p.m.)

The Freedom Trail  - A great Teaching opportunity - The famous Freedom Trail is a 2.5 mile red-brick trail through Boston’s historic neighborhoods that tells the story of the American Revolution.    https://www.thefreedomtrail.org/visit/experience-freedom-trail-now   Stop and visit the 2 famous burying grounds 

SHOPPING & RETAIL: For those of you who favor urban chic, the traditional and classic or upscale funky, our shops and stores are certain to please. The quality and versatility of our imaginative boutiques, eclectic galleries and prestigious department stores are only rivaled by our distinctive shopping districts where you can browse the glass-enclosed arcades at Copley Place, Prudential Center or meander the open-air Faneuil Hall Marketplace,  and seasonal artisan pop-ups and stroll the brownstone boutiques and shops along Newbury and Charles Streets. 

The Commonwealth Museum  https://www.sec.state.ma.us/mus/covid-19/covid-19.html   Free Admission!  Open Monday – Friday  9 am – 5 PM   The Commonwealth Museum brings the story to life with state of the art interactive exhibits. Its dramatic “treasures gallery” holds the great historic documents that protect our liberties. Spend an hour or an afternoon and share our common heritage.

Black Heritage Trail   The Black Heritage Trail is a 1.6-mile walking tour that explores the history of Boston’s 19th century African American community who primarily lived on the north slope of Beacon Hill. Fourteen historic sites* are included, among them are former residences, schools, businesses, churches of this thriving black community as well as several stations on the Underground Railroad, along which escaped slaves fled from the South to freedom in the North and in Canada.

The Museum of African American History 46 Joy Street, Boston online reservations are required.  https://www.maah.org/

Skating on Frog Pond in Boston Common – Ice Skating – The Boston Common Frog Pond (bostonfrogpond.com) Weather permitting – daily 10AM - 5PM