Waltham, Massachusetts, is a city located about 10 miles west of Boston. Known as the "Watch City" for its once large wristwatch industry, Waltham in general retains the flavor of the industrial age. In fact, it was home to America's first factory, which you can visit today. Book one of the hotels in Waltham MA to explore America's manufacturing past in this historic city.
Once you land at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), hop on the "T" (Boston's subway) and ride it to North Station, where you can catch the commuter rail to Waltham. Get on the Fitchburg line and ride it four stops to Waltham. Or you can easily book one of the Waltham car rentals to get yourself around town. Alternatively, take the blue and white shuttle from the ground floor of the terminal to access the rental car center at the airport. You can also hire a cab out front. Once you arrive and settle in at one of the Waltham hotels, head over to the Charles River Museum of Industry. The museum is housed in Francis Cabot Lowell's first textile mill and is considered America's first factory. Later, check out modern and contemporary art at the Rose Art Museum, located at Brandeis University. If you're ready to get some fresh air, enjoy over 250 acres of trails through the woodlands of Prospect Hill Park. When it's time to eat, Moody Street is the gastronomical hot spot, with numerous Italian restaurants as well as everything from Mexican to Indian. Remember, Boston is just a few stops away on the commuter rail. Take advantage of its proximity and spend a night on the town! Whether you want to see a game at Fenway or browse the shops at the Prudential Center, there are plenty of great Boston hotel deals to get you a place to crash.
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