Taking in 16 of Boston's most famous cultural and historical sites, the 2.5-mile-long (4-kilometer) Freedom Trail winds through downtown Boston, from southerly Boston Common, the nation's oldest public park, to the Bunker Hill Monument on the north side of the Charles River.
It houses one of the world's most comprehensive art collections, with nearly 450,000 works ranging from ancient Egyptian sculptures to contemporary masterpieces.
This floating museum prides itself on stepping well beyond the typical, staid museum experience. Visitors are treated to a fully engaging display, complete with live actors, ship restoration displays and interactive exhibits.
Boston's oldest residential neighborhood, the North End has been inhabited since the 1630s. Here you'll find a large variety of historical and culturally attractions. The North End is also known as Boston's Little Italy. Be sure to grab a cannoli at Mike's Pastry!
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum documents the life and legacy of President Kennedy. The building holds official presidential documents and correspondence, a wealth of multimedia exhibits and artifacts, and literary gems such as some unpublished writings of Ernest Hemingway.
The Boston Public Garden is a 24 acre (10 hectare) botanical oasis of Victorian flowerbeds, verdant grass, and weeping willow trees shading a tranquil lagoon.
The brewery is among the city's most popular attractions for both beer-loving tourists and locals.
With a range of interactive exhibits, the Boston Museum of Science is an educational playground. Don't miss the world's largest lightning bolt generator, a space capsule, world population meter, and virtual fish tank.
The starting point of the Freedom Trail, Boston Common is the oldest park in the country. At 50 acres/20 hectares, the Common is the anchor for the Emerald Necklace, a system of connected parks that winds through many of Boston's neighborhoods.
In addition to the main aquarium building which attracts 1.3 million visitors per year, other attractions here include the Simons IMAX Theatre and the New England Aquarium Whale Watch.
With Boston Duck Tours the fun begins as soon as you board your "Duck", a World War II style amphibious landing vehicle. You'll cruise by all the places that make Boston the birthplace of freedom and a city of firsts, from the golden-domed State House to Bunker Hill and the TD Banknorth Garden, Boston Common and Copley Square to the Big Dig, Government Center to fashionable Newbury Street, Quincy Market to the Prudential Tower, and more. And, as the best of Boston unfolds before your eyes, your ConDUCKtor will be giving you lots of little known facts and interesting insights about the unique and wonderful city of Boston.
Shopping center with many stores & restaurants comprising 3 historic market buildings & a promenade.
Quincy Market is in the center of Fanueil Hall. There are hundred of shops both inside and outside the three market buildings (Quincy Market, South Market and North Market).