Voted "America's Favorite City," by Travel & Leisure, the Cambridge and Boston metro areas are a cultural mecca attracting over 18 million visitors per year. It is a unique area, offering a blend of historic charm and sophisticated style.
Home to some of the world's top universities, cutting edge companies, and world class shopping, Cambridge and Boston are a hub of activity.
With a variety of distinct neighborhoods, including Harvard Square, Cambridge and Boston offers something for everyone. It is a truly walk-able city -- visitors can stroll the historic streets of Beacon Hill, catch a Red Sox game at Fenway Park, or enjoy a first-class dining experience at one of the South End's hippest restaurants.
The Cambridge and Boston metro areas are located only a short drive from Cape Cod and skiing and boarding in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine.
Visitors to Camrbidge and Boston can and often do experience it all.
Air travel information can be found on the Massport website.
The Boston Metro area is easily accessible via the extensive MBTA public transportation system.
The Charles Hotel is located in the heart of Harvard Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts and is just minutes away from downtown Boston. Be sure to explore our Things To Do page to discover how many local attractions are nearby. For more information on the Greater Cambridge and Boston tourism, please visit the Cambridge Office For Tourism or Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau websites or call 888-SEE-BOSTON.