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Porter Square overview

Porter Square is a friendly locale distinct for its festivals and theaters. You'll enjoy outdoor areas for biking. Those seeking the perfect souvenir may want to head over to Copley Place and Faneuil Hall Marketplace to shop. Harvard Square and Boston University are popular places to visit. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Porter Square is for you.

Where to stay in Porter Square

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Porter Square has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Porter Square with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Porter Square hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Porter Square hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Porter Square

Fly in to Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), 5.4 mi (8.6 km) from downtown Porter Square. Porter Square Station is the closest metro station.

What to see around Porter Square

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Charles River Bike Path
  • • Minuteman Bikeway
  • • Irish Heritage Trail
  • • Horn Pond
  • • Deer Island HarborWalk
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Artisans Asylum
  • • New England Aquarium
  • • Franklin Park Zoo
  • • F1 Boston
  • • Salem Toy Museum
Festivals and theaters stand out with top cultural places to visit like:
  • • Somerville Theatre
  • • Somerville Museum
  • • Museum of Comparative Zoology
  • • Harvard Museum of Natural History
  • • Botanical Museum
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Rogue Valley Mall
  • • Cambridgeside Galleria
  • • The Shops at Prudential Center
  • • Copley Place
  • • Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Harvard Square
  • • Boston University
  • • Fenway Park
  • • Hynes Convention Center
  • • TD Garden

When to visit Porter Square

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 50°F day, 22°F night
  • April-June: 80°F day, 36°F night
  • July-September: 82°F day, 52°F night
  • October-December: 67°F day, 24°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 11.06 inches
  • April-June: 10.91 inches
  • July-September: 10.20 inches
  • October-December: 11.69 inches