Get immersed in the history of Beantown, with flights from Thunder Bay to Boston.
One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston is big on art, architecture, sports and culture.
Start your journey to the land of the free with a walk along the Freedom Trail. This 2.5-mile path runs through the centre of Boston, from the beautiful bricks of Boston Common to the Bunker Hill Monument.Along the trail, you’ll find references to important American Revolutionary War events and sites along the way.
Exploring other parts of Boston is made easy with bike and car shares, walkable neighbourhoods and easy-to-use public transit. Journey through the city and you’ll find diverse neighbourhoods that have education, arts and culture as their cornerstones. Many of Boston’s eclectic districts are tied together with museums and galleries.
First opened in 1876, the Museum of Fine Arts showcases nearly 500,000 works of art. These high-quality collections include special exhibitions and a growing array of art from around the world.
A short trip north of the museum proves that Bostonians love a good game as much as they adore arts and culture. Catch America’s favourite pastime and Red Sox fever at Fenway Park, the nation’s oldest and most legendary ballpark. Root for the home team alongside some of the world’s most passionate and loyal fans.
Boston never strikes out when it comes to entertainment, so book a flight from Thunder Bay to Boston and discover this seaside city and true national treasure. Whatever your interests, you’ll have a wicked time.
After your flight from Thunder Bay to Boston, make Jamaica Plain your first stop. With cultural diversity, sprawling parks, community spirit and buildings dating back to the 18th century, it’s plain to see that Jamaica Plain is worth a visit.
Away from bustling downtown Boston, Jamaica Pond is ideal for scenic strolls, fishing and boating. The pond and surrounding path is just one part of the Emerald Necklace, a collection of pristine parks in Jamaica Plain.
To the south is another treasure of the Emerald Necklace. The Arnold Arboretum, established in 1872, spans 205 acres and houses over 15,000 plants. A world-class research facility, the arboretum also hosts the breathtaking Lilac Sunday celebration every spring.
Pay a visit to the Loring-Greenough House, a gorgeous example of Georgian Colonial architecture and a great opportunity to get up close and personal with American decorative arts from centuries past. Some of Jamaica Plain’s historic sites, including Loring-Greenough House, also host special exhibits and concerts.
More entertainment awaits on Centre Street, the central hub for shopping and dining in Jamaica Plain. Cute cafés, multi-ethnic restaurants and boutiques offering handmade goods, vintage clothing, and other specialties separate this neighbourhood from its more tourist-centric counterparts.
Jamaica Plain never comes up short on diversity. Hide out in Hyde Square, a vibrant area steeped in various Latin cultures and home of the first Latino community in Boston. Taste the flavours of Boston’s Latin Quarter at El Oriental de Cuba, a Jamaica Plain favourite and mainstay since the early 90s.
JP, as it’s fondly called by locals, encompasses a collection of smaller eclectic areas. Originally a part of the town of Roxbury, Jamaica Plain has a focus on sustainability and community support that has allowed it to come into its own. When you fly from Thunder Bay to Boston, be sure to take a trip out to this underexplored territory.
Make your way from Thunder Bay to Back Bay, with a flight to Boston.
Back Bay runs along the south side of the Charles River, across from Cambridge, and is hailed as one of Boston’s most beautiful areas. Enjoy scenic walks along the Charles River and take in the picturesque views
This affluent neighbourhood is home to the most desirable real estate in Boston. With Victorian brownstones, high-end shopping, galleries and fine dining just steps away from each other, it’s easy to see why.
Back Bay is perfect for your stay in the city. With tons of luxurious hotels, entertainment and easy access to transportation, this walkable neighbourhood is the Boston you’ve been dreaming of.
Fashion addicts will fall in love with Back Bay. Strut your stuff on Newbury Street, Boston’s premiere shopping strip, where you’re sure to spot Boston’s fashion finest.
There’s plenty more to set your sights on. Have a look at what 19th-century domestic life was like with a peek inside the Gibson House Museum. Or discover the Romanesque architecture of the First Baptist Church and shining examples of contemporary cool at the Institute of Contemporary Art.
Rich with restaurants, cafés, museums and boutiques, what truly sets Back Bay apart from other retail districts is its wealth of history. Take it all in with a sightseeing cruise along the Charles River or a photo walking tour through the scenic neighbourhood.
North of Newbury Street lie residential roads with “Old Boston” atmosphere. Perfectly preserved homes dating back to the mid-1800s add to the area’s charm. Before your flight back to Thunder Bay from Boston, spend a day in Back Bay.
Fly from Thunder Bay International Airport (YQT) to Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), with a quick connection in Toronto. Thunder Bay to Boston flight time is 3 hours and 30 minutes on average. Connection times vary. The distance from Thunder Bay to Boston is around 1,630 km / 1,010 mi.
Enjoy complimentary drinks and snacks along the way.
Porter’s check-in desk is located in departures, near security checkpoint A.
Thunder Bay International Airport (YQT) is about 5 km / 3 mi from downtown Thunder Bay.
Please allow sufficient time to drop off your car rental before your departing flight.
Taxis from downtown cost about $30 CAD. Car service costs about $85 CAD.
Take the Thunder Bay Transit 3 Memorial / Airport bus to the airport stop. The fare is $2.65 CAD.
Several hotels offer complimentary shuttle bus service to the airport.
Logan International Airport (BOS) is about 6 km / 4 mi from downtown Boston.
Water taxis to downtown cost about $15 USD.
Take the complimentary Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority Silver Line SL1 bus from any one of the airport terminal stops.
Car rental services are available outside of the main terminal building of Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) and are accessible by Massport shuttle buses.
The Logan Express shuttle bus provides service from the airport to downtown. The fare is $7.50 USD.
Taxis to downtown cost about US $25 USD. Car service costs about US $80 USD.
All prices are per person in Canadian dollars. Taxes and fees are included in the total package price. Prices and availability are not final until reservation is confirmed with payment. Baggage fees and other optional fees charged by Porter are not included.