Attractions

Anthony's Townhouse is the place to stay while exploring the history, culture, and famous sports teams that Boston has to offer. The Townhouse is walking distance from many attractions, and steps away from the MBTA trolley system to get to the rest of the city.

Boston is known as a walking city where one can experience the history of yesteryear by tour bus or walking the well known "Freedom Trail", which begins at the Boston Common, easily accessed from our guest house by taking train to the Park St. Exit stop, a 10 minute ride.

Museum of Fine Arts and the Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum are walking distance away. Also visit the early home of President John F. Kennedy in Brookline.

Walk to Fenway Park, home to the World Series winning baseball team the Boston Red Sox, located in Kenmore Square 15 minutes by foot or two stops on the subway. The Boston Bruins Hockey Team and the Boston Celtics Basketball Team is 20 minutes by subway to the TD Garden at North Station. The New England Patriots Football Team and the New Evolution Soccer Team at Gillette Stadium 45 minutes by train. Kenmore Square is also known for music venues & dance clubs on Landsdown St.

Hynes Convention Center, three stops by subway, also Symphony Hall to enjoy concerts and the Boston Pops Orchestra, cross Massachusetts Ave to the Christian Science World Headquarters to the visit Mary Baker Eddy Library & do not miss the Mapparium Prudential Sky Walk Observatory & Shops, John Hancock Tower, Trinity Church, Boston Public Library, First Municpal Library in the United States. Newbury St. Boutiques and the Art Galleries all in Copley Square.

Tour Beacon Hill, the State House & Park St. Church, also Boston Common - America's First Public Park - adjacent to the Public Garden, 1896 America's oldest Botanical Garden and Lagoon to ride on the pedal powered Swan Boats.

Theatres include the Boch Center, Wang & Shubert, Wilbur, Cutler Majestic, Emerson Colonial, Berklee, Paramont, Charles Playhouse.

On to Fanueil Hall Market Place "Quincy Market" next to the North End "Little Italy", The Aquarium & The Children's Museum. Enjoy Trolley Tours, Duck Tours, Harbor Cruises & Whale Watching.

Here are some attractions our guests come to visit.

Associations

  • Massachusetts Lodging Association
  • American Hotel Motel Association
  • Brookline Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Professional Association of Innkeepers International

Hospitals

  • Beth Israel Deaconess
  • Brigham & Womens
  • Boston Childrens
  • BU Medical Campus
  • BU School of Medicine
  • Boston One Medical Center
  • Dana Farber
  • Harvard Medical
  • Mass General
  • New England Baptist
  • Tufts Medical

Language Schools

  • Boston Language Institute
  • Berlitz-Boston Learning Center
  • Kaplan International English
  • CELOP B.U. Center for English Language
  • Boston International Academy
  • Target International Student Exchange #202
  • Boston Commons & Fischer College
  • ASC English School
  • ELS English Center
  • Oise
  • ISAL International School of Learning
  • Boston Global Institute Brookline
  • Boston Life Brookline
  • In Lingua Language & Translation

Universities

  • Boston University
  • Bay State College
  • Boston Architectural School
  • Boston College
  • Berklee College of Music
  • Bunker Hill Community College
  • Emmanuel College
  • Emerson College
  • Harvard University
  • Hellenic College
  • Holt International Business School
  • Lasalle College
  • Lesley University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Northeastern University
  • Simmons College
  • Suffolk University
  • Tufts University
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology
  • Wheelock College

Museums

  • Museum of Fine Arts
  • Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum
  • Boston Museum of Science
  • Boston Childrens Museum
  • Institute of Contemporary Art
  • New England Acquarium
  • Mapparium
  • John F. Kennedy Library & Museum
  • Harvard Art Museums - Fogg 1895, Busch-Reisinger 1903, Arthur Sackler 1985
  • Harvard Museum of National History 1872, Mammal Hall & Glass Flowers
  • Peabody Museum 1866 - Archeology & Ethnology
  • MIT Museums and Kresge Auditorium - Cambridge

Sports

  • Fenway Park - Boston Red Sox Baseball. Oldest park in the country 1912
  • TD Garden - Boston Bruins Hockey, Boston Celtics Basketball
  • Gillette Stadium - New England Patriots - Football, New England Revolution - Soccer
  • Harvard Stadium - Football & Women's Lacrosse
  • Alumni Stadium - Boston College
  • Matthews Arena - Northeastern University - Huskies Ice Hockey, For Men & Women, also Men's Basketball
  • Boston University Athletics
    • Jordan Field - Formally Soldiers Field - Field Hockey & Men & Women's Soccer & Lacrosse
    • Nickerson Field - Outdoor Various Sports & Events
  • Agganis Arena - Hockey Basketball - Ceremonies - Events - Conventions
  • New Balance Headquarters - Brighton, MA
    • Warrior Arena - Boston Bruins Practice Center
    • Auerbach Center - Celtics Basketball Practice Center
  • Regatta - Head of the Charles (October)
  • Boston Marathon (April)

Theatres

  • Wang Theatre - Boch Center
  • Shubert Theatre - Boch Center
  • Culter Majestic Theatre
  • Emerson Colonial Theatre
  • Wilbur Theatre
  • Wheelock Family Theatre
  • Huntington Avenue Theatre
  • Charles Playhouse - Blue Man Group 22 years - Sheer Madness 27 years
  • Modern Theatre - Lyric Stage
  • Paramount Theatre
  • Symphony Hall
  • Boston Opera House
  • Boston Pops July 4th Hatch Shell
  • Kresge Auditorium - Cambridge

Movies

  • Coolidge Corner Theatre - Classics - International - Independent
  • Brattle Theatre