Boston is the capital and the largest city in Massachusetts with a population just over 694,000, it is one of the oldest cities in the United States having been founded in 1630. Historic sites in Boston include the 2.5 mile freedom trail which played a huge role in the American Revolution, the museum of Fine Arts and the Museum of Science. Other famous tourist attractions include the public garden, symphony hall ( home to the legendary boston pops orchestra ) and franklin park zoo.
Upscale Shopping and Fine food
As well as Boston’s famous cultural attractions Newbury street is also a great place to visit, famous for its upscale shopping and fine dining. Places to eat on newbury street include seafood & chowder restaurants plus Italian bakeries.
Hotels close to Newbury street
With Boston being one of the oldest and most famous cities in the United States it’s no surprise that its home to some of the most successful sports franchises in the world. The Red sox are one of the leading teams in major league baseball having been World Series champions 10 times ( 2018 most recently ), the team plays its home games at Fenway park. For any basketball fans staying in the city then a visit to the garden is a must, being home to the 17 time NBA champions – the Boston Celtics.
To complete the cities huge sporting success Boston is also home to 6 time NFL champions the New England patriots. The Patriots play their home games at Gillette stadium based in Foxborough, Massachusetts. With the Boston Bruins also winning 6 Stanley cup NHL championships it ranks second for professional sports championships among the U.S. cities.
Best Hotels & Times To Visit
Boston has a 4 season climate with Spring and fall having generally mild weather, although snow sometimes falls in early spring (Apr). Patriots Day (3rd Mon of Apr) commemorates the start of the Revolutionary War and coincides with the Boston Marathon. festivals during the summer include the Harborfest – a weeklong 4th of July celebration and Italian-American celebrations (late Jul–Aug). Popular hotels in the city include the Park Plaza and the Harbor Hotel.