- The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes. Marcel Proust
Visit Boston, United States
Boston is the capital and largest city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 655,884 in 2014, making it the largest city in New England and the 24th largest city in the United States. It is one of the oldest cities in the United States
Boston is a one-of-a-kind American city that offers visitors opportunities to relive history, immerse themselves in the arts, cheer for hometown sports teams, explore museums, discover "hidden" harbor islands and imbibe at a famous brewery or an even more famous bar.
Here are some of numerous things to do and see in Boston
- A walk along the two-and-a-half-mile Freedom Trail is one of the best ways to get acquainted with Boston and to efficiently visit the city's bounty of historic landmarks.
- Boston Public Garden, located along Charles Street adjacent to Boston Common, is the nation's oldest botanical garden.
- Quincy Market is an indoor-outdoor market, a great place for both shopping and dining.
- The Boston Tea Party, one of the most pivotal protests in American history, is reenacted daily, and you can participate at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum.
- The most visited museum, the Museum of Science at Science Park. It has more than 400 interactive exhibits including the Virtual Fish Tank, an IMAX theater and a planetarium.
- Head to the New England Aquarium, one of Boston's perpetually popular family attractions.
- The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) is New England's largest art museum. It is known for its collection of works by Claude Monet.
- The Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area consists of 34 narrow isles scattered in New England's most historic harbor, and you can visit these "hidden" outdoor spaces by boarding seasonal ferries from Quincy and Boston's Long Wharf.