Boston Travel Guide
Boston is the historic and cultural capital of New England. A stay here means exploring early American history and contemporary American culture. Getting here is wonderfully easy. Enjoy the historic Freedom Trail, many museums and local Italian pizzerias.
Traveling to and Around Boston
Boston is served by Logan Airport. It’s also served by many major highways that will bring you here from nearly any place in the United States. The city is easy to walk. It also has an extensive array of bus and trains as well as an Amtrack station.
What to See
The best way to see the sights of Boston is via the Freedom Trail. Followed this marked pathway and you’ll head to places like the Old North Church and the Boston Commons. Tours are available that will show you where city battles were fought. Hit the city’s many art museums. If you have kids, a visit to the Museum of Science is a must. Four stories of interactive exhibits make the ideal retreat on a rainy day.
Classic Boston Cuisine
Boston is home to everything from clam chowder to pizza to lobster. Walk through the city’s Italian North End for many pizza places that offer an authentic slice. Hit the pastry shops afterwards for some cannoli. The Union Oyster House is said to be the oldest restaurant in America. Try the little neck clams and a steamed lobster. The kids are welcome with a kid’s menu.
Packing Lists and Dangers
Bring all you need to cope with hot, steamy summers and cold, winters full of snow and ice. Use common sense and be cautious on the subways at night.
Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about a travel guide to Boston.