Boston is a historic city; it is Massachusetts’ capital and the most populous New England city. Since the region has much variety, you can expect Boston to reflect the same kind of spectrum of activities, attractions, entertainment, and vista’s.
Boston is a beautiful and cheerful destination. In addition, there are many famous institutions of higher education, which deeply affect the local and regional economy. Many industries have made Boston and the surrounding area home, due to the presence of the colleges and universities. Most of these are in the high-tech sector, such as biotech, software development, and computer hardware. The colleges and universities around Boston are some of the largest employers in the area as well.
Most likely, if you are visiting Boston, you will arrive at the Logan International Airport, a mere 3 miles from the cite centre. Its location means travel to and from the city is easy. You will find shuttles, taxis and the subway the cheapest and easiest means of transportation to Boston city centre.
If you choose to take a taxi, it will not run you more than £25, but that depends on the strength of the dollar against the pound, of course. The price takes into consideration all tolls and fees required to get to downtown Boston. The entire ride will be less than 20 minutes, assuming you are able to avoid rush hour. The subway is by far the easiest and fastest mode of travel around Boston as it’s a brisk 10-minute whiz to the centre.
Boston Common is the hub of the city’s heart and soul. Many visitor’s remark how lively and young the city feels when they visit Boston Common. It is a large, old park that sports great paths for walks, jogs, skating, or simply places to sit and watch. You can catch great glimpses of the city in Boston Common as well. Try a stroll through the gardens as well.
When you go to Boston, if you are a sports fan on any level, you will have to catch a Boston Red Sox game. It is the pride of Boston and very popular among the natives.
As far as neighbourhoods go, you should not miss either the Downtown or Beacon Hill. A few old buildings will beckon you in, including the Old State House and the King’s Chapel.
There are so many views, attractions, and so much history to Boston, that you will miss most of it if you do not go on foot. It is the best means of catching everything you can in the time you have in Boston.