Boston is the largest city in Massachusetts and contains many wonderful destinations worth visiting. Though often compared to New York, Boston is a city that is unique with its own flavor that is quite different than New York. Boston is known as the birth place of the American Revolution and for this reason has many points of historical interest holding much significance in early American history. Below is a list of five destinations you won't want to miss visiting while in Boston.
The Freedom Trail is a two and a half mile long brick trail stretching from Boston Common to Bunker Hill. Along the way you will encounter Paul Revere's house and America's oldest tavern amongst many other historical treasures.
Boston Public Garden
The Boston Public Garden is the United State's oldest garden. In the winter you can ice skate on the lake in its center while during the warmer months there are the famous swan boats you can catch a ride on.
Even if you aren't a fan of baseball Fenway Park is worth visiting. It was constructed in 1912 and is an icon of the yesteryears of baseball. If you are there during baseball season it is a great experience to go and see a Red Sox game live.
Cambridge is just a short trip outside of the city. It is home to two of the worlds most esteemed universities, Harvard and MIT. Both are filled with stunning architecture and have campuses open to the public. It is a nice area to take an afternoon stroll in or grab a drink at one of the many coffee shops.
Sam Adams Brewery
If you like beer you won't want to miss getting a tour of the Samuel Adam's Brewery. It is often ranked among the best tasting beers produced in the United States. Also housed inside of the Brewery is the Boston Museum of Beer.