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Nobody knows the SWISS destinations better than our staff. A restaurant that is not listed in every travel guide, an original bar, a charming café, or great tours with spectacular lookout points. Let our travel professionals inspire you with their tips.

A one- or two-day trip to the beautiful islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket is a must for anyone who loves freshly-caught seafood or romantic sunsets. The islands can be easily reached by ferry or by air, and the relaxed atmosphere makes a pleasant change from the big-city bustle of Boston itself.

Marc
(Head of Ground Services Americas/Station Newark)
Trip to Martha’s Vineyard
marthas-vineyard.com

If you’re a sports fan, I recommend going to a game of the Celtics (basketball) or the Bruins (ice hockey) at the TD Garden, or seeing the Red Sox at Fenway Park, which is America’s oldest baseball stadium. If you can’t get to the event itself, go to a pub or a sports bar like McGreevy’s, where the games are shown live on multiple screens and the food and drink are good and inexpensive.

Simon
(Corporate Account Executive)
Tips for sports fans
McGreevy’s
911 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02115
+1 617 262 0911
mcgreevysboston.com

In Boston I mostly go to «Il Panificio». That's where I always have breakfast. It's a nice little bistro/café that serves fine coffee and is usually also frequented by a lot of locals. For sports fans who need a new pair of boots, trainers or other equipment, I recommend City Sports. The staff are knowledgeable and friendly.

Sandra
(SWISS Cabin Crew Member)
Café Il Panificio
144 Charles Street
02134 Boston
+1 617 227 4340
cafeilpanificio.com

The service at this restaurant is not something you forget easily - it is outrageous, uncouth and insanely funny. You can expect to cop a fair bit of abuse on a visit to Dick's Last Resort. Because as you will come to appreciate, the service here is deliberately rude and unhelpful. The waiters dole out scribbled insults, slam cutlery down on the table and really know how to get their guests laughing. The food itself is typically American, and there is no lack of oversized drinks either. A fun experience for anyone with a sense of humour.

Nicholas
(Performance Marketing)
Dick’s Last Resort
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Quincy Market Bldg. N.E. Cafe
Boston, MA 02109
+1 617 267 8080
dickslastresort.com

The sand dunes of the Cape Cod peninsula are beautiful, and the best way to explore them is on a bike, which you can rent in Princetown. There are good cycle paths all over the National Park; and with a little luck you might even see a whale or two. And if you need a break from all the pedalling, just stop at one of the many pretty cafés and restaurants, where you can get fresh lobster, too.

Markus
(Senior Manager Infrastructure Development)
Bike trip on Cape Cod
Boston, MA

I recommend an aperitif in the Raw Bar of theUnion Oyster House.The bar is right by the entrance. Incidentally, the gentlemen who work here are all oyster experts. They include Toni, originally from Switzerland but who emigrated to the USA many years ago. He always loves to see visitors from Switzerland. There aren’t many seats at the Raw Bar – not to be confused with the big bar – and the bar itself is really old. Maybe not exactly chic, but certainly impressive. I recommend the clam chowder, the famous mussel soup with potatoes.

Martin
(Team Leader Cabin Crew Team)
Raw Bar
Raw Bar im Restaurant Union Oyster House
41 Union Street
Boston, MA 02108
+1 617 227 2750
unionoysterhouse.com

I recommend the Atlantic Fish for lunch and dinner. It has an extensive range of fish and seafood dishes, including various types of oyster. The ambience is delightful, the service excellent. The Atlantic Fish also always has a terrific «Special of the day», a well-priced and highly recommendable fish dish. The other prices are a little higher. Really nice: lunch and dinner always come with a hot chunk of bread.

Martin
(Team Leader Cabin Crew Team)
Restaurant Atlantic Fish
Atlantic Fish
761 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
+1 617 267 4000
atlanticfishco.com