About three hours away from New York, Boston is the capital and also the most crowded city of the North American state of Massachusetts.
Founded in 1630 by the English, it’s today one of the oldest cities in the United States, having great historical and cultural importance. In Boston, you can find the Metropolitan, the oldest botanical garden in the United States and more than 100 universities, as well as technology and study centers, such as Harvard University.
This city fascinates tourists of all tastes, offering places of worship for history, cuisine, sports and shopping lovers. And the best, for those who like to stroll quietly while enjoying the architecture and the distinctive corners of a city, is that Boston can be perfectly visited by foot.
- Freedom Trail – It’s a red brick path that takes us on a tour throughout the history of the United States, passing through important historical sites and buildings.
- Fenway Park – Sports lovers have to visit this famous baseball stadium and watch a game of the Red Sox team. The environment created by thousands of fans of this sport is contagious.
- Boston Common – In this city park, the oldest in the United States, many historical events have taken place since the seventeenth century, as well as memorable concerts. Here spoke Martin Luther King and Pope John Paul II. Besides being an important green area of the city, it breathes history and culture in every corner.
- MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) – is a university center of education and private research, considered one of the most important in the world in several fields such as science and technology, business, economics, linguistics, political science, and philosophy.
- National Park of the Boston Harbor Islands – Only 20 minutes by ferry from Boston, these islands offer a great opportunity to enjoy an amazing view of Boston and enjoy nature hiking and camping.
Back Bay neighborhood
With several blocks of restaurants and luxury stores, lined with Victorian homes, Newbury Street is the most famous shopping street in Boston. In Back Bay, you can find the Copley Place, one of the finest shopping centers in the city with brands such as Dior, Jimmy Choo, Stella McCartney, and Armani.
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
It’s a complex with historical buildings such as the Quincy Market (supply center of the city in the colony times), with stores, restaurants, street performers and dozens of stalls with local products and crafts. In the Winter there is an ice skating rink that delights adults and children.
It is the oldest residential neighborhood in Boston, mostly inhabited by Italians although there have been Irish, Jews and Portuguese as well. Here you can find charismatic and eclectic stores with clothing and vintage accessories, fine wineries and fine dining of Italian cuisine and desserts.