Boston, Massachusetts, USA skyline over Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall.

The Business Traveler’s Guide to Boston

Between its centuries of history and the financial and business headquarters peppering the city today, Boston is one of the most popular destinations in the world for business travel. Many of Boston’s business travelers arrive with a goal of bleisure: enjoying a mix of business and leisure activities during their trip. If you travel to Boston for business often but also want to enjoy your time personally, we can help. Below, we’ve put together the ultimate business travel guide to Boston.

More travelers than ever are turning to private travel to advance their business. On top of being convenient and flexible, “Business aircraft have a safety record that is comparable to that of the major airlines,” according to the NBAA Business Aviation Fact Book. And yet, “Business aviation reaches 10 times the number of U.S. airports than the airlines do.” In other words, private business travel is both productive and safe.

On your next business trip, amplify the experience with personalized city recommendations courtesy of Magellan Jets.

Boston skyline

Business travel guide to Boston: where to eat

Wondering where to eat in Boston? Whether you want traditional New England fare or just need to grab a quick coffee, we’ve got you covered.

where to go for oysters in Boston

You can’t travel to Boston without dining on good New England seafood, especially raw oysters. Union Oyster House is a popular spot among visitors. It’s one of the longest-standing restaurants in the world: they’ve been shucking and serving patrons since 1826. However, many prefer the more upscale experience of Island Creek Oyster Bar, a sleek restaurant serving farm-fresh raw items plus an extensive selection of wine, beer, and cocktails.

BEST “WORKING LUNCH” LOCATIONS in Boston

Wondering where to grab lunch in Boston? Oak Long Bar is an iconic spot, recommended by Jim Taiclet, CEO of American Tower, in an article titled Seven Boston Executives on Where They Like to Lunch.

Another upscale option is Mooo...., one of the hottest and most high-end restaurants in Boston. This modern steakhouse serves sophisticated cuts and a wide selection of wine and cocktails. Located on Boston’s Beacon Hill in the XV Beacon Hotel, Mooo…. is open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch, dinner and also serves Sunday brunch.

Dish served at Mooo

If you need to grab a quick coffee…

Kill two birds with one stone and stop at Newsfeed Café located within the famous Boston Public Library, an architectural stunner. Enjoy the elegant setting of the historic building while dining on a selection of quick-serve foods. The café offers chef-inspired grab-and-go fare including gourmet salads, sandwiches, pastries, and snacks, as well as an extensive selection of premium loose leaf teas.

BEST HOTELS FOR BUSINESS TRAVELERS IN Boston

Those who want to infuse their business travels with a bit of playfulness will get a kick out of the let-loose vibe of Moxy Boston Downtown. The hotel recently debuted in the heart of Boston’s Theater District. Upon entering, you’ll spot an unusual front desk. The check-in area features a food truck-inspired photo booth and a bar. Business travelers love the hotel’s high-tech touches. These include mobile check-in and checkout, keyless entry, plenty of power and USB outlets, and lightning-fast Wi-Fi. As one of the hottest new hotels in Boston, the lobby is youthful and hip. Also, don’t forget to head up to the hotel’s 24th-floor rooftop lounge with panoramic views of the Boston skyline.

Marriott’s Autograph Collection properties are a favorite among business travelers, and Boston’s new The Row Hotel at Assembly Row is no exception. Located in what was originally a Ford Motor Assembly Plant, the hotel has a vintage pink Edsel Ranger out front to pay homage. During its first year in business, The Row Hotel at Assembly Row was recognized as one of the World’s Best Hotels in 2019 by Travel + Leisure.

The Row Hotel at Assembly Square Boston 

If you have free time in boston…

The city is chock full of museums, attractions, and other things to do. If you have some spare time, check out the Freedom Trail. Follow a self-guided brick pathway which gives visitors an in-depth overview of the significant history of Boston, providing informative insight into the city it has grown into today.

BEST TIME OF YEAR TO VISIT Boston

Boston is a year-round city, even if winters can be snowy and cold. However, all four seasons of Boston offer a desirable experience. So, no matter what time of year you’re visiting, there’s something fun you can add to your itinerary.

In the spring, enjoy the flowers blooming into color around the city. Of course, nothing beats a New England summer. The fall leaves erupt in glorious color, blanketing the city in reds and oranges. Boston also emerges as a winter wonderland once the holidays roll around. At any time of year, Boston offers the best of a true seasonal experience.

Magellan Jets is poised to be headquartered in this vibrant city. Next time you are looking to travel to or from Boston for business, please call a private aviation consultant at Magellan Jets at 877-550-5387 for a private jet charter quote, or get an instant quote now.

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