The most convenient place to get advice and maps is the
Visitor Information Center
(Mon-Sat 8.30am-5pm, Sun 9am-5pm; tel 617/536-4100 or 1-800/888-5515,
) above the Park Street subway stop on the Tremont Street side of Boston Common. There are also information kiosks in
John Hancock Tower
at Copley Square in Back Bay, and in the
, also in the Back Bay. For advance information, the
Boston By Phone
service (tel 1-888/SEE-BOSTON) allows visitors anywhere in North America to connect directly with a wide range of hotels and services.
The city's main
is at McCormack Station, Post Office Square (Mon-Fri 8am-5pm; tel 617/720-4754; zip code 02109).
Other useful information
for tourists (each section contains more specific sub-sections):