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Sterling (Massachusetts) to Boston drive

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Sterling (Massachusetts) to Boston road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Sterling (Massachusetts) to Boston. If you're planning a road trip to Boston, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Sterling (Massachusetts)
drive for about 14 minutes

10:14 am  Leominster
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:14 am
drive for about 17 minutes

11:31 am  Devens
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:31 pm
drive for about 22 minutes

12:53 pm  Westford
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:53 pm
drive for about 27 minutes

2:20 pm  Burlington (Massachusetts)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:20 pm
drive for about 16 minutes

3:37 pm  Somerville
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:37 pm
drive for about 10 minutes

4:47 pm  arrive in Boston
stay at The Westin Copley Place

driving ≈ 2 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?




Burlington (Massachusetts)
    Davis Square  (5 mentions)
    Walden Pond  (3 mentions)
    Harvard Museum of Natural History  (3 mentions)
    Walden Pond State Reservation  (2 mentions)
    Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Burlington (Massachusetts):
        Amsterdam Falafelshop

Somerville  (5 answers)
    Faneuil Hall  (30 mentions)
    Freedom Trail  (29 mentions)
    Fenway Park  (26 mentions)
    Harvard Square  (18 mentions)
    Faneuil Hall Marketplace  (17 mentions)
    restaurants around Somerville:
        Mike's Pastry
        Legal Sea Foods
        Island Creek Oyster Bar
        Neptune Oyster
        Alden & Harlow
    hotels around Somerville:
        The Westin Copley Place
        The Eliot Hotel
        Hotel Commonwealth
        Courtyard Boston Brookline
        The Westin Boston Waterfront
    questions about Somerville:
        Need a good, cheap restaurant in or near Somerville?

Where's the best place to stay in Boston?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Boston.

You can also see most people recommend as the best amount of time to visit. Find out how many days in Boston to stay.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out The Westin Copley Place, which was mentioned 4 times on Trippy.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

The Eliot Hotel  (3 mentions)
Hotel Commonwealth  (3 mentions)
The Charles Hotel  (2 mentions)

Want to research more popular hotels in Boston? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Boston?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Mike's Pastry, which was mentioned 15 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Legal Sea Foods  (13 mentions)
Neptune Oyster  (7 mentions)
Alden & Harlow  (7 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Boston? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Boston?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Faneuil Hall  (30 mentions)
Freedom Trail  (29 mentions)
Fenway Park  (26 mentions)
Harvard Square  (18 mentions)
Harvard University  (17 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Boston. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Sunil from Mountain View asked:
Best way to get to downtown Boston from Logan Airport  (20 answers)

profile  Neil from Baton Rouge asked:
Is the Boston Freedom Trail worth a visit?  (14 answers)

profile  Eunice from Turrialba asked:
Worried about Boston cold weather. What should I wear?  (10 answers)

profile  Sara from Westerly asked:
Where are the best shopping deals in Boston?  (9 answers)

profile  Hannah from Milwaukee asked:
What are the can't miss things to do in Boston?  (9 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Boston.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Boston to Sterling (Massachusetts) drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Sterling (Massachusetts)? Try searching for places within 1 hour of Sterling (Massachusetts).

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Sterling (Massachusetts) to Boston. Or get a full Sterling (Massachusetts) to Boston flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Sterling (Massachusetts) well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Sterling (Massachusetts)!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 53 miles
driving time of 1 hour, 2 minutes
1 Burlington (Massachusetts) travel answer
5 Somerville travel answers
245 Boston travel answers


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