7 Things You Should Do During Your Boston Travel
Boston is undoubtedly a beautiful city. But more than that, being one of the oldest American cities, it has an ability to charm you with its historical monuments and make you get lost in the quaint past. As such, there is an endless list of things to do in Boston, but here are only a few.
1. Faneuil Hall
A visit to Boston is not complete without a visit to Faneuil Hall to pay tribute to Samuel Adams who delivered several of his speeches here. It’s a lively marketplace which is also a meeting hall for the city since 1742. Today it has become a bit more multipurpose with shopping, street performances, dining and even pushcarts displaying the work of artisans from New England.
2. Black Heritage Trail
Discover Boston’s 19th century history of Afro-American community by following the Black Heritage Trail. The trail begins at the Robert Gould Shaw Memorial and 54th Regiment Memorial that honors the first black regiment employed in the North during the Civil War and consists of 13 other sites.
3. Freedom Trail
The Freedom Trail is a 2.5-mile long enchanting red walking path with 16 stops at historic sites from King’s Chapel to Old North Church, thus displaying a full array of Boston’s history. Enjoy the trail at your own pace by following the red line. Or you can get your own 18th century guide and get the full experience.
4. Charles River
To take a respite from the city’s hustle-bustle, visit the 80-mile long Charles River where you can swim, row, kayak or sail. Running along the river, there is a bike path too to enjoy the beauty of the river while staying dry.
5. Museum of Fine Arts
MFA is one of the biggest museums in the country and attracts over a million visitors every year to its vast collection of topnotch arts and artifacts.
6. Isabella Stuart Gardener Museum
A great art collector during the period from the late 1800s to early 1900s, Isabella Stuart Gardener managed to collect an array of Asian, American and European art that is on display in this museum, just a short walk from the Museum of Fine Arts.
7. Boston Public Garden
Boston Public Garden is the first public botanical garden in the country established in 1937 and has an amazing array of seasonal flowering plants. Capture a photo of yourself and your loved ones with the famous Make Way For Ducklings statue. Another must-do is to go on a ride of the iconic Swan Boats.
And there are so many more! Hope that’s evoked a wish in you for travel Boston! So, when will you start packing?