Boston - Do & See
Despite its traditions and its idyllic façade, Boston has more than its fair share of excitement. With more than 20 universities, including world-famous Harvard University, and over 100,000 students, Boston is the quintessential college town. From its outstanding live music venues to the bass bumping clubs of Lansdowne Street, Boston pulses with the energy of youth.
Celebrating Boston’s preeminent role in the American Revolution, this 2.5 mile trail offers a stroll through history as well as a glimpse of the beauty of the modern city.
Museum of Fine Art
The MFA has works ranging from the wonders of ancient Egypt to contemporary America. The museum also boasts the largest collection of Japanese art outside of Japan.
Established in 1837, the Public Garden was the first public botanical garden in America. No visit to the Garden is complete without a cruise on the lagoon in the park’s famous swan boats.
Museum of Science
Science has never been so much fun! Featuring an IMAX theater, a planetarium and a recently-opened digital 3-D movie theater, as well as a variety of fascinating scientific exhibits and collections, the museum is the perfect synthesis of hard science and “infotainment.”
A tribute to the 35th president, John F. Kennedy Library features several interactive exhibits and all the information you could possibly want about Boston’s most famous son.
While visitors ride in a World War II amphibious landing vehicle, the tour begins with a drive past the historic sights of downtown Boston and comes to a dramatic close by splashing into the Charles River for a sightseeing cruise of the Boston and Cambridge skylines.
Cappuccino anyone? Boston’s largest Italian enclave is also its oldest and most charming neighborhood. Narrow alleyways and cobblestone streets are still the order of the day, and the smell of freshly-baked bread and Italian fare is everywhere.
New England Aquarium
Featuring sharks, penguins, seals and over 2,000 other species of aquatic life, the aquarium is a must see in Boston. Deep-sea whale watching tours on the Atlantic Ocean can also be arranged from inside the Aquarium.