However it’s not due to the Freedom Path or Quincy Market.
Bostonians, get able to dodge larger Freedom Path tour teams, take extra strangers’ photographs in Faneuil Corridor, and help confused households on the T—Boston formally earned a spot on Journey + Leisure‘s annual checklist of the 50 greatest locations to journey within the upcoming yr.
The journal’s annual checklist curates the highest 50 greatest locations on the planet to “journey proper now,” whether or not that’s due to the latest debut of recent eating places or lodges or an upcoming citywide celebration. The checklist’s creators seek the advice of a community of journey consultants and hospitality execs, and so they crunch some numbers, taking metrics like tourism statistics and flight information into consideration. The locations that make it to the checklist will thus “suit every interest—food, shopping, culture, history, and nature.”
For many who expertise Boston on the every day, the town might sound just a little less-than-glamorous, particularly when in comparison with different glitzier locations on the checklist, like St. Bart’s and Hawaii’s Huge Island. However for guests today, we’ve bought much more to supply than duck boats and Cheers. Journey + Leisure deems Boston “the country’s next great hotel city,” citing the latest openings of the Four Seasons One Dalton and the Whitney, and the upcoming re-openings of the Langham and the Taj (beneath a brand new title, the Newbury).
Even outdoors of our luxe lodgings, the checklist proclaims, Boston has loads to see and do. The checklist additionally shouts out the ICA’s acquisition of Yayoi Kusama’s Mirror Infinity Rooms for the artsy crowd, and factors foodies towards Time Out Market, teasing that there are more food halls on the way in which.
So, should you’re mapping out your 2020 travels, you don’t even have to ebook a flight to test off one of many yr’s high trip spots. If you wish to set your sights just a little additional than your individual yard, nevertheless, there’s yet one more New England vacation spot on the checklist: Maine. Head north to expertise the state’s “new, sophisticated era” by cozying up in a Scandinavian cottage, glamping in a glass-walled lodge, or slurping down seafood.
Pondering you’d wish to get out of Bean boots and oyster territory completely? We don’t get it, however no matter: Click here to see Journey + Leisure‘s full 50 Greatest Locations to Journey in 2020 checklist.