Boston, one of the oldest cities in the United States, is distinguished as a center of education, trade, art and culture. Many visitors come to explore Boston’s rich history by taking a walk on the Freedom Trail, or visiting one of its many museums.
Boston is also famed for its vibrant neighborhoods, each with its own personality. Harvard Square is home to many unique shops attracting eclectic groups of people. Newbury Street offers its own selection of boutiques, salons and trendy restaurants. Historic Faneuil Hall entertains its visitors with street performers, shopping, restaurants and pubs. The nearby North End, Boston’s little Italy is famed for its Italian restaurants and lined with pastry shops serving cannolis. The Public Garden, the first public botanical garden in the United States, is home to the swan boats, where visitors can take a short boat tour of the garden. Wandering around any of these neighborhoods is sure to provide a unique experience.
Though Boston earned the title “America’s Walking City”, there’s a lot more to do than walk around. The Boston Harbor offers Whale Watches and diner cruises. Sports fans can watch the Boston Red Sox play at Fenway Park, or the Boston Bruins and the Boston Celtics play at the TD Banknorth Garden. The Improper Bostonian, Stuff @ Night and the Boston Globe’s Sidekick all contain information about events going on in Boston. Whatever your interest, Boston is sure to have something for you.