Boston is the city to visit if you are interested in exploring rich local and international culture and arts, shopping in unique and upmarket shops, dining in gorgeous eateries, escaping into naturally beautiful parks and experiencing the home game atmosphere of the Red Sox.
Boston’s array of engaging museums include the Museum of Afro-American History, the inspiring Museum of Fine Arts, the JFK Presidential Library and many more, so you will easily find a place to enjoy delving into Boston’s rich display of culture and history. The Freedom Trail will allow you to absorb Boston’s local history and wander the streets steeped in tradition by following the red bricks leading you to historical and influential landmarks such as Faneuil Hall and the old State House.
Boston’s different districts each have an abundance of attractions to explore and enjoy. North End is famous for its various saint’s festivals celebrated with fantastic parades and for its delicious Italian food. If you prefer Chinese food, head to the fourth largest Chinatown in the country, found downtown. Boston’s downtown area is rich with culture but also offers gems such as Quincy Market, where you can taste a multitude of foods and the popular Theatre District, where Broadway shows will often start their national tours. The upscale Back Bay district also has plenty to offer, including high-end shopping in boutiques and designer stores on Newbury Street and Copley Square, which also offers art galleries and beautiful cafes.
Take advantage of the popular shopping in The Prudential Centre, where you can also take in a panoramic view of the thriving metropolis of Boston from the top of the observatory. Nearby Cambridge is home to one of the world’s most distinguished universities, Harvard, where you can savour the intellectual atmosphere in one of the cafes in Harvard Square. Sports fans will love Boston, especially Fenway Park, home to the world champion Boston Red Sox in Kenmore Square. All over the city, Boston’s nightlife will suit every temperament, including eclectic bars, Irish pubs, lively and luxurious clubs and captivating live music gigs.
The Boston Harbour Islands National Park is a natural haven where you can explore historical islands including Little Brewster's shipwrecks and lighthouses. More of Boston’s hidden beauty can be found in the public botanical gardens, where you can uncover the bronze ducklings and take a ride on the famous Swan Boats.