Best time to visit Boston

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Boston is an active city that is rich in history. There is a wide variety of special events that run throughout the year. From the Boston Marathon to the fall foliage, Boston has a lot to offer any time of the year. But when is the best time to visit Boston? The answer depends on several factors. Do you want to attend a major event? Do you want a cheap flight? Do you want to go when the temperature is the mildest? Our guide shows all these factors (monthly events, price and temperature) to help you decide when it’s best for you to visit Boston.

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January
Flight Prices: Low
Avg. Temp: 36
Events: None
February
Flight Prices: Low
Avg. Temp: 39
Events: Boston Wine Expo
March
Flight Prices: Normal
Avg. Temp: 46
Events: St. Patrick’s Day Parade
April
Flight Prices: High
Avg. Temp: 56
Events: Boston Marathon
May
Flight Prices: High
Avg. Temp: 67
Events: None
June
Flight Prices: High
Avg. Temp: 77
Events: Harborfest
July
Flight Prices: High
Avg. Temp: 82
Events: Pops Goes the Fourth Celebration
August
Flight Prices: Normal
Avg. Temp: 80
Events: None
September
Flight Prices: High
Avg. Temp: 73
Events: Fall Foliage
October
Flight Prices: Normal
Avg. Temp: 62
Events: Fall Foliage
November
Flight Prices: Low
Avg. Temp: 52
Events: Boston Ballet’s Nutcracker
December
Flight Prices: Low
Avg. Temp: 42
Events: First Night

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Best time to visit Boston was last modified: June 26th, 2019 by Melisse Hinkle
Author: Melisse Hinkle (271 posts)

A New England native but explorer at heart, Melisse has traveled throughout North America, biked through rice paddies in Bali, seen the Northern Lights in Iceland, walked alongside llamas in Machu Picchu and made her way around Europe while studying abroad in London. She is the Head of Content and Social Media for North America at Cheapflights.