Suburban Extended Stay Logan Airport
312 Shirley Street
Winthrop, MA 02152
Phone: (617) 539-9466
Fax: (617) 846-6781
The Winthrop region in Massachusetts is bequeathed with a fine visiting avenue in the form of the Winthrop Beach. It stands as the prime beach of Winthrop and one can visit the picturesque beach throughout the year. In 2012, the shoreline was completely restored by the Department of Conservation and Recreation.
The Yirrell Beach stands as one of the most celebrated beaches in the Winthrop vicinity of the U.S. State of Massachusetts. It in fact, is the prime beach in Winthrop, and is a popular amongst tourists. This beach comes into prominence owing to the events like Winthrop's Sandcastle Festival and Old Fashioned Family Day held here.
Located near Logan International Airport in East Boston, Belle Isle Marsh Reservation is the only remaining salt marsh in the city. Many species of fish and shellfish call this wetland home. Several species of birds also reside here, from shorebirds to snowy owls. Twenty-eight acres (11.3312 hectares) have been landscaped and include walking trails and an observation tower. The spectacular view allows you to watch the nearby plane traffic as well as Boston Harbor and the downtown skyline. Guided walks on salt marsh ecology and cultural history are also available. Open daily from 9a to dusk.
Temple Ohabei Shalom Cemetery is one of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in the country. Established in 1844, it features on the National Register of Historic Places. On the grounds is a longstanding Gothic Revival chapel, that is preserved as a museum by the Mystic River Jewish Project.
The Bennington Street Burying Ground or the Bennington Street Cemetery was built way back in 1838. Placed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2002, the cemetery stands for the influx of immigrants in Boston. The graves here belong to people of different nationalities like German, Scottish, Irish and so forth. Civil war soldiers are also buried here, and there is a memorial for World War veterans too. In the past, this cemetery was also an outdoor community gathering space.
Boston Harbor is a natural harbor of the Massachusetts Bay. In 1614, Captain John Smith discovered the harbor and it quickly became an important American port, being the import point of most goods from England to the New World. It is due to this important role in the trade between the two continents that it was chosen as the location for the infamous Boston Tea Party in 1773, one of the key events leading directly to the American Revolution. The harbor is home to the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area.
The United States Lightship Nantucket is a historic landmark, having served as one of the last of its kind. It was of great historic significance to eminent vessels such as SS United States, RMS Queen Mary and SS Normandie. It has guided transoceanic shipping from the U.S. east coast ports for as many as 39 years. Decades later, the need to preserve and save this unique historic and venerable vessel was undertaken.
This historic lighthouse that is 120 feet high, is the Long Island Head Light. Made up of bricks, this tower is said to be the fourth tower on the island. A modern solar powered system was installed in the later years which was of great help during the summer months. This lighthouse was added to the Register of National Historic Places in the year 1987.
Castle Island is a historic recreation area in South Boston where locals and tourists can have a fun outing. It is no longer an island, being connected to the mainland with a bridge. Protruding into the Pleasure Bay, Castle Island is home to the historically significant Fort Independence which used to protect the harbor. Visitors can walk along the perimeter of the fort, taking in the splendid views of the bay and the island. Jogging, fishing and swimming are some of the activities that can be enjoyed here.
Nixes Mate, popularly known as the Nixes Island, is a small island off the Boston coast. Since it lies underwater at most times, it is not visible from the shore on most days. There is a lighthouse located about 20 feet (six meters) high and helps ships navigate around one of the most shallow harbors.
Tucked away in the South Boston piers, Harpoon Brewery is a blessing for beer lovers everywhere. Many travel considerable distances to sample the handcrafted beer made here. Attend tasting and viewing sessions from Tuesday through Saturday, where you'll get to sample a wide variety of beer and see the entire operation from the brewery platform. Reservations are required for parties of 15 or more. Families are welcome; individuals must be 21 years or older and have ID to taste. The brewery's store sells everything from t-shirts and glasses to beer. For those who would just like to grab a pint without the tour, can visit their beer hall.
World Trade Center Boston is a mammoth conference center, which is partners with the luxurious first class Seaport Hotel, and is the choice for many large companies seeking trade show space. Overlooking the Boston Harbor and the city skyline, the location is ideally close to downtown. There are 24 conference and function rooms, three ballrooms, an exhibition hall and a 418 seat multimedia amphitheater. Video conferencing, ample parking and on site catering are additional features. Whether your conference requires an intimate setting overlooking the harbor or full use of the 120,000 square foot exhibition hall, almost all needs can be met.