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Below is some travel information for those attending the June 20 reunion from out of state.

 

Information for Boston-Woburn Hilton:

Boston-Woburn Hilton

2 Forbes Road

Woburn, Massachusetts  01801

Phone: (781) 932-0999   FAX: (781) 932-0903
Website

 

Check in: 3pm / check out: by noon

 

Reservation cancellations: No penalty if cancellation is 48 hours in advance

 

Non-Smoking: Property is 100% Non-Smoking

 

Parking: Self-parking: (Complimentary), No Valet

 

Driving Directions to Boston-Woburn Hilton:

  • From Logan International Airport (Boston, MA): Driving directions click HERE   Tunnel toll: $3.50
  • From Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (Manchester, NH): Driving directions click HERE
  • From Green Memorial State Airport (Warwick, RI): Driving directions click HERE  
  • Coming from elsewhere? Click HERE and enter your starting point

 

 

Transportation to and from the Hotel from Logan Airport:

The hotel has no direct shuttle service to or from the airport.  If not planning to rent a car or use taxi service, the hotel has complimentary shuttle service to/from the MBTA train station in Woburn (about 15 minutes away from the hotel) seven days a week, from 7am to 10pm.  Public transportaion can be used; however, you will need to drag yourself and your luggage through a minimum of three transfers.

Getting to the hotel from Logan airport using public transportation:

From the airport, take the subway, Blue Line, inbound to Government Center and switch to the Green Line outbound to North Station.  At North Station, take the rail (Lowell Line) outbound to the Anderson/Woburn train station. Check the train schedules and rates HERE.   Note: Select the 'outbound' schedule.  There are separate weekday and weekend schedules for rail service.  It takes about 25-30 minutes from North Station to the train stop in Woburn. The regular train fare is $6.00 each way; Regular subway fare is $2.00 each way.

 

 

 

Traffic in the Boston-Woburn area is especially heavy on Friday evenings during rush hour (4:00-6:30 pm).

 

Tolls:

  • Massachusetts:  Click HERE
  • New Hampshire: Click HERE
  • Maine: Click HERE

 

Sales Tax:

Massachusetts sales tax is 6.25%. (Apparel and fabric goods, food and meals, health care Items are tax exempt). Click HERE to see what purchases are taxed.

 

Gas:

Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine gasoline rates are at or below the national average.  Click HERE to see the current rates in Massachusetts and other areas.

 

Weather:

Average temperature in Boston area for June is a high of 76 and a low of 60. Spring 2014 has been cooler and wetter than normal.  Click HERE for the 10-day weather forecast in Woburn, MA area.  Go to http://www.weather.com/ and input a town to obtain long range forecast for other locations.

 

Things to do in and around Boston (click on a link):

Boston Aquarium

Boston Museum of Science

Boston Museum of Fine Arts

50+Things to do in Boston


 

 

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