First things first. This isn’t the “White Guide to Boston,” so if green – grass, trees, plants – is what you’re seeking, visit Beantown between May and October.
This is not to say traveling to Boston in February would be a complete disaster – but you know what, don’t. Just don’t. Spring, summer and fall are just too good in Boston to waste a trip in the middle of winter. Plus, you’ve heard about the icy demeanor of New Englanders? Multiply that by ten when there’s two inches of slush on the ground and a teeth-chattering wind is blowing off the “hahbah.”