We will be traveling to Boston the first week of August. It will be myself, husband, and two teens--a boy and a girl. Our primary purpose is college visits, but we'd like to spend some time as tourists too.
We will be looking at schools in Cambridge, but plan to do the Freedom Trail, and maybe the duck tour. I was originally planning to do day trips with Boston as a home base (to Salem, Plymouth, Cape Cod), but I'm having trouble finding hotels. Boston hotels are extremely pricey, and we either need two rooms or a suite, to have three beds, as is required by our party.
I cannot find anything that meets our needs for much less than $400/night, and that is just outrageous. Ideally, we usually get a hotel room with two beds and a sleeper sofa, but I can't seem to find anything like that. Also, we will have a car, so hopefully we could find a place with free or low cost parking. We will travel around using public transportation.
Any ideas? I've been searching for weeks, without luck. Thanks.