Top 5 Things To Do During Your Business Trip To Burlington, MA

March 30, 2022

As an economic hub in Massachusetts, Burlington businesses often host various business trips throughout the year. 

Between meetings and other business functions, you may find yourself with a few free hours to spare. Luckily, there are plenty of things to do in Burlington and the surrounding areas to fill your time. Here are some ideas to get you started.

1. Eat at our many great restaurants

The exterior of Pressed Cafe in Burlington, Massachusetts

Stomach rumbling in between those productive business meetings? There are many restaurants in Burlington to refuel your brain. From cozy local cafes, featuring the freshest quick bites, a quality cup of coffee, and, of course, wifi access, to upscale dining sure to please the palate, Burlington has it all.  

A few of our recommendations are:

  • Pressed Cafe (200 District Avenue)
  • Tavern In The Square (100 District Avenue)
  • Legal Sea Foods (75 Middelsex Turnpike)
  • The Bancroft (15 3rd Avenue)

2. Go shopping at the Burlington Mall

Why not get some shopping in during your free time? There’s no better place to visit than the world-famous Burlington Mall.

Inside, you’ll find various places to shop and snack. 

  • Coach New York
  • Altar’d State
  • Boston Fan Shop
  • Apple
  • Michael Kors
  • And all your favorite mall snacks and food stops!

3. Visit Massachusetts historical sites

Burlington is a great place to stay for history buffs. Here, you’re never too far from historical sites, houses, museums, and tours exploring both local and national history.

One such example is exploring the areas of Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts, only about 10-15 minutes driving distance from Burlington, where you’ll find.

  • The Minute Man National Historical Park
  • Lexington Society of Historical Houses
  • The Wayside
  • Thoreau Farm
  • And much more!

But don’t stop there, history enthusiasts can find much to explore in many nearby areas, such as Cambridge and, of course, Boston.

4. Explore Boston

The Old State House in downtown Boston, Massachusetts

Speaking of Boston, did you know that Burlington is “Boston’s Best Neighbor?” In as little as 20 minutes, you can find yourself exploring Faneuil Hall and the rest of Boston’s incredible attractions, sites, restaurants, and more. You may even have the opportunity to catch a baseball game at the famous Fenway Park.

5. Visit a sports pub or local craft brewery

After a long day, visiting a local pub or craft brewery might just be the thing you need to unwind. Luckily, in Burlington and the surrounding areas, there are plenty of spots to check out, including:

  • Tavern in the Square (100 District Avenue)
  • Tony C’s Sports Bar & Grill (17 3rd Avenue)
  • The Yard House (107 Middlesex Turnpike)
  • Lord Hobo Brewing Company (5 Draper Street, Woburn, MA)
  • Night Shift Brewing (87 Santilli Hwy, Everett, MA)
  • Just to name a few!

And then, after the meetings have wrapped and you’ve had a chance to explore the area, you can rest your head in a comfortable, quiet spot in one of our many fantastic hotels – perfect for business travelers.