USA Holiday Destination
An invitation to shop, dine and explore! Boston (aka “Beantown” or “The Hub”) is a very historical city in the northeast of US where the US revolutionary war of Independence was begun. Many of the Constitutional signatories were Bostonians and this is reflected in the city's keen appreciation of history. On a contemporary note, Boston is home to some of the finest museums, universities and hospitals in the world. Add a good dose of world class shopping and tremendous nightlife and you have a city that must be visited. While Boston boasts all of the amenities offered by other large cities in the US, the people of Boston are renowned for their friendliness and hospitality, and the city is easily walk-able. However, if you prefer to drive, please check our webiste for the best car hire prices in town!
Areas of Interest
Boston is a great city for culture; it is home of the two world famous universities, Harvard and the MIT, both of them are really interesting to visit. Furthermore the city is packed with museums, such as the Stewart Gardner Museum, the John F. Kennedy, the Boston fire Museum and many more.
Cycle around the city, there are more than 600 locations where you can hire a bike in Boston, it is probably the best way to visit the city. If it is raining, don’t worry, there is also an underground that will take you to the most interesting parts of Boston. The Arnold Aboretum is a great place for whole the family, you will find a two miles paved walking trail along the beach to enjoy. Head to the Boston Harbour National Park to get more outdoor activities. Finally a holiday in Boston will not be complete without attending a Red Sox baseball game.
The Kennedy Greenway and the Columbus Waterfront Park is the place where locals hang out, it is the place to be by a sunny afternoon. Boston is not similar to Hollywood, but it is still a major city for film making, it is home to more than 400 hundred movies, take a tour with one of the local actor and discover Boston’s secrets.
Having a great student population, the nightlife in Boston is vibrant. If you want stay up till late head to the Fenway Park where you could listen any kind of music from jazz to acoustic guitar to rock, pop… .
Top Boston Attractions:
Boston Children's Museum, Boston Fire Museum, Boston Public Library, Historic New England, Institute of Contemporary Art, Isabella Gardner Museum, JFK Library John F. Kennedy Library & Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Nichols House Nichols House Museum, U.S.S. Constitution Museum, Trinity Church, Old State House.!
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Boston Events Guide:
St Patricks Day Parade – 16 March 2014
St. Patrick's Day is the most widely celebrated saints day in the world. Much more, Patrick's Day Celebrations in Boston are a completely new experience and something that you don't want to miss!
Boston International Film Festival - 18 to 27th April 2014
The Boston International Film Festival is a film festival in the United States held in Boston, Massachusetts which showcases over 90 films annually. Established in 2003, the festival features independent films from around the world and the U.S.
While in Boston you should really sample some of the incredible cuisine on offer in this diverse city. Chinatown for dim sum or peking duck, also great sushi made with fish fresh from the local fishing fleet, can all be had in this Chinese enclave. Next, walk towards the water, this will be The North End, Bostons “Little Italy”. The North End is renowned for its restaurants and desserts. For a truly fine dining experience head to Radius in downtown Boston. Also Grille 23 in the Back Bay is one of the best steakhouses in the city.
Boston is a major city in the US there are lots of shopping opportunities, but some places are always better than other.The most famous and best shopping places in Boston are Newbury Street Shops, Wrentham Fashion Outlets (170 shops) and the CambridgeSide Galleria in Cambridge.
As funny as it can be, one of the best place in Boston to shop are the museums, visit the Children’s Museum with your family and you will spend more time in the boutique than in the actual museum. The Isabella Stewart Gardner is also a great place to buy some crafted jewellery, books and so on.
Weather in Boston
Boston has the distinction of being one of only a handful of great cities in the US that enjoys four full seasons in a year. Winter time in Boston starts anywhere around November and can go until the end of March. Snow and extreme cold would be the prevailing conditions during winter. Springtime is characterized by sometimes rainy, sometimes sunny days, but all the time is improving as the days get longer and summer approaches.
Summer in Boston is a great time of year for beachgoers and people that enjoy hot, sunny days and warm to hot nights! The city really comes to life in the summer time with outdoor concerts and street performers. Autumn in Boston is probably the most special time of the year. The days are cool and sunny and the nights are brisk and clear.
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