5 reasons why Boston is worth exploring

BOSTON. Known for its rich history, thick accents, and multiple sports teams, this city has so much to offer!

You know Red Hat Summit is THE event to learn about the best open source solutions for your organization. But, do you know the best places to explore while you’re onsite in Boston, MA? Thanks to the Travel Channel, we can help. Check out this list of cool things to see and do, including places to eat and drink nearby — compiled through extensive research guided by our stomachs.

THE FREEDOM TRAIL: A 2.5 mile journey through Boston where you can stop at some well-known historical sites.

FANEUIL HALL MARKETPLACE: Located along the Freedom Trail, it’s known for great places shop and eat.

FENWAY PARK: Legendary baseball stadium and home to the Boston Red Sox. Stop by to watch a game or schedule a tour.

  • Eat & drink: Hotdogs and beer! Or check out Bleacher Bar (also inside the stadium).

CAMBRIDGE: Home to multiple prestigious universities, this area holds a lot of history.

(*Tip: Visit with Harvard and MIT alumni also attending Red Hat Summit, and they can show you the hot spots.)

CHEERS: Also known as “the bar shown in the credits of that 90’s sitcom, Cheers,” this place is a local favorite.

  • Eat & drink: Great range of food and drinks here. So grab a seat and stay awhile!

And these are just SOME of the Boston attractions and things to do while attending Red Hat Summit. View the conference agenda to get the latest on breakout sessions, hands-on labs, keynotes, and more, and find some time in your schedule to go see the sights.

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