Global Services | Your Stay

About Boston

Boston is one of the most historic cities in the United States and is the global hub to the world’s leading hospitals and educational institutions such as Harvard University and MIT.
Boston skyline watercolor

Regardless of the amount of time you and your loved ones will be spending in Boston, we want your visit to be as enjoyable and comfortable as possible. Below are resources to help you become more acclimated to Boston:

Before You Arrive/ What to Bring

  • Medical records (in English)
  • All of your child’s medications
  • Medical equipment
  • Appointment letter
  • Passports/Visas (check visa requirements)
  • I-94 Document
  • Purchase flights
  • Book accommodation
  • Proper attire for current weather conditions

Climate

boston climate

The weather in Boston varies greatly depending on the time of year. The warmer months tend to be from the end of May until beginning of September while the colder months are from November to March. We always recommend wearing layers of clothing when visiting Boston as the temperature may vary throughout the day.

Accommodations

Hotels and short-term rentals Affordable accommodations

Transportation

Getting around Boston Hired cars Public transportation

Resources & Attractions

Groceries Shopping Tourist attractions

Religious and Spiritual Support

At Boston Children's In the surrounding areas