It’s highly likely that some important US history landmarks are already on your list of places to visit when in Boston. Here we make some suggestions on how to best explore these sights and also suggest some alternatives which may not be on your list already. Enjoy!
Boston is a city that breathes the history of the United States Independence, and walking along the famous historical landmarks is of course a must. The Freedom Trail, easily identified by following the various markings on the sidewalks, runs through sites you’ll recognize as references in history books and pictures. The trail starts near the Tourist Office in Boston Common and covers important churches and chapels, cemeteries where emblematic… Read more »
One of the most adorable neighborhoods of Boston, Beacon Hill, is simply delightful. You will likely be enchanted by its Victorian charm, the peaceful cobblestone streets with flowering trees, the small buildings with rows of aligned bricks, the old wooden structures. Walking around this residential neighborhood, one of the most exclusive in Boston, is very pleasant. Visit one of the most photographed streets of the US, the… Read more »
Many pictures of Boston depict the very building that is today known as Quincy Market, an old chaotic open air market which was rebuilt as a structure with Greek inspired themes and an ornamental interior dome. The old market became a mall of shops and restaurants well frequented by locals and travelers alike. Across from it is Faneuil Hall, a building erect by a French family of… Read more »
The gardens known as Public Garden, and the oldest park in the US, Boston Common, are next door neighbors. As such, your visit can include both and you can also visit picturesque Beacon Hill, which is located right next to the parks. In the Public Garden you’ll find statues of well-known historical figures, a small lake with pedal boats, a small iron gate which guarantees some lovely pictures… Read more »
A stroll around Newbury Street in the Back Bay neighborhood is very pleasant, even if you are not planning to shop. It is worth a visit just to have a look at the interesting shop windows, many of which are quirky independent shops, and enjoy the cafes and restaurants. Back Bay is a residential area and you’ll undoubtedly notice a larger amount of locals than… Read more »