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Boston, Massachusetts Vacation



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Boston, Massachusetts is truly a city for all seasons. The historical city can be described in many contradictory terms. Modern, yet quaint. Bustling, yet serene. With a beautiful harbor skyline, plenty of well manicured green space, historic architecture, grand turn-of-the-century churches and a diverse mix of residents, Boston is a can't miss destination for anyone looking to experience all the excitiement and wonder of a vibrant, historic, major US city.

A city referred to as the "cradle of liberty", a trip to Boston promises an adundant amount of historical attractions. One of the most popular is the Freedom Trail, a 2 1/2 mile path which highlights the rich Boston history that helped to form our country. The 16 official sites along the trail include such historic landmarks as the site of the Boston Massacre, the Paul Revere House and the Old North Church.

Sports enthusiasts can't help but enjoy what a visit to Boston can offer. With 4 major sports teams steeped in history and tradition, such as the Celtics, Red Sox, Bruins - along with the dynasty of the New England Patriots just outside the city, fans can find a great sporting event any time of year - getting caught up in the fever of the local Bostonians, cheering on their teams. Also, no trip to Boston is complete without a visit to the historic Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox- or "da Sawx", as they are referred to in the area.

If shopping is your idea of a good time, Boston will deliver! Upscale shopping can be found on trendy Newbury Street, which spans 8 city blocks. Newbury Street has its own very distinctive character, and boasts high-end stores such as Ralph Lauren, Chanel, Armani, Nanette Lepore, Donna Karan, Burberry, Cartier, Kate Spade, Valentino, Marc Jacobs, and others. Other great shopping areas include Copley Square in Boston's Back Bay and Downtown Crossing.

A stroll through Boston, one will notice very charming, yet distinct neighborhoods. Beacon Hill, one of Boston's oldest communitites and home to famous Americans such as Sylvia Plath and Robert Frost, is a reminder of old colonial Boston. This neighborhood consists of narrow brick sidewalks lit by gas lamps, with rows of brick row houses sporting decorative exterior finishes.
The North End is Boston's 'little Italy" - and also its oldest neighborhood, filled with historic sights and a variety of dining and activities - including multiple options for harbor cruises or setting out for whale watching from the Boston Harbor. The Back Bay is an officially recognized neighborhood of Boston - famous for its rows of Victorian brownstones, considered one of the best-preserved examples of 19th-century urban design in the country. This area is also home to the famous Boston Public Library, shopping and major hotels.

With its rich history and modern vibrance, a trip to Boston offers something for everyone!

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