Welcome to Boston


    The city of Boston is the perfect blend of the historical and the contemporary. With a mix of colonial charm and urban sophistication, it has been growing as a city for over 380 years. Surrounded by natural beauty, Boston’s 48 square miles are encircled by a bustling harbor, tranquil coastline and a strand of green parks designed by Frederick Law Olmsted known as the Emerald Necklace. One of these parks, The Boston Common (America's first public park) runs alongside the flower-filled Public Garden where Swan Boats, propelled by human power, glide across the pond from April through September. In addition to the parks, Boston is also rich with history as seen when walking the Freedom Trail, the 2.5-mile red line leading to 16 nationally significant historic sites. Visitors to Boston will enjoy not only this history but the great dining and nightlife, extraordinary shopping, exciting sporting events, and vibrant arts and cultural community Boston is known for today.


    Getting to Boston
    Boston is serviced by Logan International Airport (BOS). The airport is located 5 miles from the Boston Park Plaza hotel. Taxi service, ride share options (such as Uber and Lyft), and subway (“T”) service, are all available from the airport to the hotel.


    Planning Your Visit
    Daytime temperatures average in the low 80s with moderate humidity while nights cool down to the mid 60s. A sweater or jacket may be needed in air-conditioned hotel meeting rooms. Workshop and Institute participants usually wear business casual clothing and find that relaxed, comfortable summer attire is appropriate for all of the sessions and meals. Casual clothing is acceptable for touring



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