History around every corner, and so much more! Boston’s rich art, music and dance institutions, theater and cultural attractions, distinguished dining and nightlife venues, world-class shopping and championship sports teams attract millions of visitors each year. The city’s downtown neighborhoods, each with its own personality, offer endless unique experiences and its proximity to other must-see sites all around New England make it one of the country’s most diverse and exciting locales.



The Freedom Trail: Take this red brick road and cover two-and-a-half centuries of America's most significant past. Reconnect with 16 historical sites during the course of two or three hours, and check out many other things to do in Boston also found along the Freedom Trail.


Boston Common & Public Garden: The starting point of the Freedom Trail, Boston Common is the oldest park in the country with almost 50 acres in size. The Public Garden was the first public botanical garden in America. Admire the rich and unusual plants, the Lagoon, the monuments and fountains, and the Swan Boats floating peacefully by on the middle pond.

Fenway Park: “America’s Most Beloved Ballpark” is uniquely nestled in the city of Boston. See the home of Red Sox legends and sit atop the world famous Green Monster which stands 37 feet high overlooking left field. Grab a ticket to a game, take a public tour, or just walk around the outside while exploring the city.

Explore Cambridge: Home to two of the most prestigious universities in the country, Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge is worth the trip across the Charles River. With its stunning architecture and incredible diversity of restaurants and shopping attractions, Cambridge attracts a mix of students, locals and sightseers. Check out one of the many coffee shops or take a stroll through the historic Harvard Yard. Cambridge is also home to many museums including the Harvard Art Museums, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and the MIT Museum just to name a few.

Boston Public Library: Established in 1848, the Boston Public Library was the first large free municipal library in the United States. The Boston Public Library holds several first edition folios by William Shakespeare, original music scores from Mozart to Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf,” and the personal library of President John Adams.

Faneuil Hall Marketplace:  Built in 1742, Faneuil Hall was home to merchants, fishermen and meat and produce sellers. These days customers enjoy unique, locally loved, and nationally recognized shops while indulging in the worldwide cuisine at numerous restaurants.

Boston Public Market: The Boston Public Market opened in 2015 and features pushcart vendors and a new indoor, year-round 28,000 SF Public Market, with 45 permanent vendors and an exterior market, which can accommodate up to 20 additional vendors on the plaza outside. The Kitchen at Boston Public Market is a 3,200 square feet of space offering chef demonstrations, cooking classes, and year-round programming showcasing regionally sourced food.

 

Newbury Street: Indulge in retail therapy along one of Boston's most enchanting streets. Newbury Street is famous for its chic and fashionable stores as well as world-class restaurants lining its eight blocks.