Trip to Newton
Top 5 things to do on a Newton trip
- Tour Boston College
- Check out Chestnut Hill Reservoir
- See the Newton History Museum
- Tour the McMullen Museum
- Visit the waterfalls at the Hemlock Gorge Reservation
If you’ve never been to Newton, you owe yourself a proper adventure of exploring the history and culture it provides.
Offering historic neighborhoods, outdoorsy excursions, and museums, there is plenty to explore in Newton.
In addition, numerous tours can help you navigate Newton and there are plenty of attractions, such as the Chestnut Hill Reservoir, Crystal Lake, as well as being home to Boston College.
Throughout Newton you’ll be able to marvel at its historic architecture, shop and dine downtown, visit museums, and much more.
We’ll try to help simplify your Newton trip by providing some our favorite hotels, shops, and restaurants listed below!
Transportation options in Newton
Our bus to Newton takes you to Riverside Terminal at Grove Street, right off Route 128, south of Commonwealth Avenue.
Learn more about our most popular routes to Newton.
Upon your arrival, getting around on your Newton trip will be a breeze. Besides downtown being easily walk-able, there are many transportation options.
Take advantage of Newton's public transportation via the MBTA bus and rail lines.
Alternatively, taxis and Ubers are readily available as well.
Best places to stay in Newton
After your long exhaustive day of sight-seeing, you’re going to need a place to crash. Newton is widely known for its amenities and extensive hotel accommodations.
There are plenty of hotels to choose from, making a Newton trip accessible for any traveler.
The most lavish hotels in Newton would be the Hotel Indigo Boston - Newton Riverside or the Boston Marriot Newton, putting you in a central location to many of the city’s sights.
Alternatively, many hotels such as Holiday Inn, Best Western, or Airbnb’s are available at a lower cost and offer plenty of travel options for your trip to Newton.
Nightlife in Newton
Newton’s nightlife is constantly growing and so especially lively, you’ll find it may be hard to stay in one place.
Visit Terry O'Reilly's or Tommy Doyle's for local Irish pubs with bar fare and both with a loud and fun atmosphere.
Buff's Pub offers some of the best wings in the Boston area as well as providing great pours.
The Biltmore Bar and Grille, once a former speakeasy, now offers great food and drinks in a gastropub setting.
Where to shop on your Newton trip
Whether you’re seeking retail therapy or the perfect souvenir, Newton will be sure to meet your needs.
There will be no shortage of shopping options while you’re in the limits of Newton.
In the historic district of Newton, make sure to visit Piccadilly Square. There, you'll find 40 stores of shops and food and dining options.
You'll find your share of retail therapy in the Shops at Chestnut Hill offering plenty of luxury fashion retailers.
In addition, Chestnut Hill Square offers an outdoor shopping center with plenty of stores and dining options.
Best free things to do in Newton
- Newton Cemetery
- Cold Spring Park
- Newton Centre Garden
- Tour Boston College
- McMullen Museum
Even the most frugal of travelers will find something to love on their Newton trip.
Home to many lakes and parks, the outdoor attractions are of no cost to you.
Tour Boston College or go through a walk through Cold Sping Park or Newton Centre Garden for some tranquility by its nature.
You can even soak in the culture on your trip to Newton by walking through Piccadilly Square, where it often will be buzzing with activity.
Benefits of taking a bus trip to Newton
- free Wi-Fi and personal power outlets
- free onboard entertainment with Megabus RIDE
- reserved seating
- fares starting at just $1*
When booking a Newton trip, you’re looking for the lowest costs, trip flexibility, and the best means to arrive comfortably and safely.
Look no further, because megabus offers the easiest and most affordable options for traveling to Newton, with fares as low as $1*.
With the money you save on bus tickets to Newton, you’ll be left with more to spend on your upcoming Newton trip.
Megabus serves more than 100 cities and university campuses across North America, allowing you to choose the bus stop nearest to you and select your flexible schedule for your Newton trip.
This will ensure that when you arrive, you can immediately begin exploring the beauty of Newton.
On your Newton trip, you’ll be offered the highest level of comfort and safety as well as amenities such as onboard restrooms, individual power outlets, three-point seatbelts, reclining seats, free Wi-Fi and onboard entertainment subject to availability.
So if you’re planning on taking a Newton trip, book your ticket with us today to reserve your seat and see our first-class amenities firsthand.