Its British settler roots and centuries of inward migration have created a unique European feel to this grand city, with fine buildings and historic monuments around every corner.
Home to Harvard University and with major museums and galleries, there is plenty of culture to keep you occupied.
Things To Do In Boston
- Walk the famous Freedom Trail
- Take a tour of Harvard University
- Stroll the historic streets of Seaport
- Visit the 200 year old iron-sided ship, USS Constitution
- See the Boston Tea Party ships and museum
- Picnic and people watch on Boston Common
- Climb to Bunker Hill Monument
- Discover secrets of the deep at the New England Aquarium
- Browse in the enormous Boston Public Library
- Marvel at the magnificent Trinity Church
- Enjoy the bars and restaurants of trendy South End
By Road – New York 227 miles; Niagara Falls 470 miles
By Rail – 4 hours from New York, plus local services around New England
By Air – Direct flights from the UK and most major US cities
Downtown Boston is easy to navigate without a car. It is compact and walkable, has an abundance of taxis and an accessible public transportation system.
Day tours and experiences can be booked locally or with Freedom Destinations.