Here in Boston, we love our sports. And hate the Yankees. When you’re visiting our city, consider taking in a game. It’s a great way to see the locals at their most passionate and get a real taste of our city. In addition to all the professional teams that call Boston home, there’s a wealth of college sports to enjoy.
Fenway is a magical, storied place, so it’s no wonder that Bostonians love our baseball. Fenway Park is a baseball shrine. It’s the oldest baseball stadium in the world, dating to 1912. While you’re at Fenway, be sure to try some of the local specialties, such as the lobster rolls, Cuban sandwiches, and of course, the famous Fenway Franks. When looking for hotels near Fenway Park, consider the Boston Park Plaza. We’re just a short cab ride from this monument to baseball, and provide an iconic choice for those seeking Fenway Park hotels.
The Boston Bruins hockey club has entertained residents and visitors for more than 90 years. From the days of Eddie Shore, to Bobby Orr and Phil Esposito, and the team’s Stanley Cup Championship in 2011, the Bruins have thrilled die-hard fans and casual viewers alike. If you’re looking for hotels near TD Garden, Boston Park Plaza is a landmark destination and just a few short stops on the MBTA Subway.
The Boston Celtics have a long storied history. With celebrated players such as Bill Russell, Larry Bird and Paul Pierce, the Celtics have delighted fans for 70+ years. You can catch the Celtics at the TD Garden, a destination that’s a short ride on the subway or a quick cab ride from Boston Park Plaza.
The New England Patriots play at Gillette Stadium, in Foxborough, Massachusetts, 24 miles southwest of downtown Boston. Here, Tom Brady has led the team to five Super Bowl wins. Patriot Place is a large sports-entertainment complex, with attractions, events and shopping even when the Patriots aren’t playing.
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The Major League Soccer New England Revolution play in the same stadium as the Patriots, Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, 24 miles southwest of downtown Boston. Watching a Revolution game is a fun, family event, with chants and songs creating a unique sporting atmosphere.