East Boston, also known locally as "Eastie," is a charming neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. Located just two miles northeast of Boston across the Boston Main Channel, it's been known historically as a center of shipbuilding and is home to a diverse population of immigrants. Conveniently, it's also the location of Logan Airport. Book a stay at one of the East Boston hotels for convenient access to this fascinating historic region.
Visiting East Boston
Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) is located within the neighborhood of East Boston, so you won't have far to travel after you step off your flight to Beantown. Depending on where in East Boston you're headed, you can take a quick cab ride or hop on the subway system (affectionately known as the "T") to reach your destination. The blue line connects the airport with other points in East Boston as well as the main city across the channel. It's also easy to rent a car in East Boston if you'd like to have your own convenient access to transportation. You can take one of the blue and white shuttles from the terminal's ground level to the rental car center at the airport. Once you've settled in to one of the hotels in East Boston, walk the promenade at Piers Park or sign up for a sailing lesson in the harbor. The Belle Isle Marsh Reserve, Boston's last salt marsh, is a great place to observe local wildlife. If this breeding ground for various aquatic life whets your appetite, stop for lunch at one of the local seafood restaurants. Remember, Boston is just a quick ride away on the blue line! If you'd like to spend a night out on the town, there are lots of great deals on hotels near Boston where you can stay after a trip to Fenway or the North End.
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