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Boston Travel Guide - When planning a vacation to Boston, Massachusetts, you will encounter the largest city in the state, as well as the capital. Venturing towards the downtown section of the city, you will find some of the most well known historical sites in North America. Boston is where you will find Faneuil Hall and the popular sight of the Paul Revere House. This is also where the Boston Tea Party ship is put on display. The list of exciting tourist attractions is pretty lengthy, from the Boston Public Garden to the entertaining Theatre District.

Although Boston, Massachusetts is an exciting year-round destination, many tourists boast that a trip planned for May and the rest of the spring season is quite impressive. Weather-wise, the natural surroundings aren’t that humid, yet pleasantly warm. Traveling throughout the Public Garden area, you will encounter the fragrant blooming cherry blossoms and tulips. Historical-based tours may be enjoyed through a walk down the Freedom Trail. There are plenty of chances to admire the scenery of Boston. Visitors to the city also go whale watching, participate in a Harbor Cruise, Duck Tours, as well as Old Town Trolley Tours.

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When working up a hefty appetite, you may enjoy a stop by one of the many Boston restaurants in the area. Upscale options include Sage, Prezzo, and Rabia’s, while eateries with a more family-oriented atmosphere include Piccolo Nico or LaSuma. Speaking of the children, a visit to the Museum of Science is a great choice. Not only do they offer an entertaining IMAX theater, but also there are numerous displays to ooo and ahh at.

Did you know that Boston is the location of the first North American public park (1640), which was called the Boston Commons? It is also the place where the nation’s first public library (1653) and first subway (1897) was introduced to the public.

Boston Interesting Facts

  • The Boston subway was America's first, built in 1897.
  • Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, first
  • demonstrated it in Boston in 1876.
  • Massachusetts has the lowest divorce rate in America with 2.3 divorces per 1000 people.
  • The first lighthouse was built in Boston Harbor in 1716.
  • Basketball was invented by James Naismith in 1891.
  • Clarence Birdseye invented frozen foods in Gloucester in 1925.
  • Boston Common was the nation's first public park, established in 1634.
  • The first sewing machine was built in Boston in 1845.
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Boston Weather

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