boston
Country : United States
Currency : US Dollar (USD)
Language : English
Population
City: 589 141 (2000)
Metro: 5 819 100 (2000)
Time
Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
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Boston
closeBoston, founded in 1630, is one of the country's oldest cities. Often called the cradle of American history, it boasts a large number of historic landmarks and monuments. The 20th century added a series of skyscrapers to the skyline of church spires.
This cosmopolitan city has a relaxed atmosphere. The historic districts such as the charming Beacon Hill and the trendy Back Bay would fit nicely in any European city.
Random Boston Highlights
Boston Common, Boston
The nation's oldest public city park and the adjacent public garden form central Boston's green lung. The park is also the starting point for the Freedom Trail.
Long Wharf, Boston
As its name implies, Long Wharf was the longest wharf in the Boston Harbor, stretching from the commercial center deep into the harbor. It could easily accommodate even the largest clippers.
Freedom Trail, Boston
The Freedom Trail is a 4km/2.5mi long trail leading connecting 16 of Boston's most historic places. The trail starts at Boston Common and a ends at the Bunker Hill Monument in Charlestown.
USS Constitution, Boston
Known as 'Old Ironsides', this historic warship was built at the end of the 18th century. Now a national landmark, it is one of the most popular attractions on Boston's Freedom Trail.

Random Boston Tours & Activities
Boston TV and Movie Sites Walking Tour, Boston
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$24.99
Boston in One Day Sightseeing Tour, Boston
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 7 hours
From USD
$62.00
Salem Witch City Day Trip From Boston, Boston
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 7 hours
From USD
$42.10



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