Transportation, Weather and Child Care

Boston’s Logan Airport is conveniently located two miles from the city center, and serviced by approximately 40 airlines.  Cab fare is approximately $25-$35 one-way, and there are several public airport transportation options to downtown. Visit Massport for detailed transportation information, Logan Airport or ground transportation.

Boston is “America’s Walking City,” but also has an extensive local transportation system.  Getting around Boston.


The average temperatures in May are high of 67°(F), 19°(C); low 50°(F), 10°(C); average precipitation is 3.2 inches.  Be sure to bring a jacket, umbrella and comfortable shoes – Boston is a great walking city with many downtown attractions and dining options.

CHILD CARE (For informational purposes only, no endorsement implied by PAA)

Contact the Boston Marriott concierge for a list of child care providers, 617.236.5800, or Boston’s Best Babysitters,


Sales tax is 6.25%.  There is no sales tax on clothing valued under $175.