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Monday, April 23, 2012

Planning your Boston Adventure

Boston is a city where colonial charm echoes amongst modern high rises. Its charming streets are filled with historic landmarks, renowned cultural attractions and a wealth of fine shops, cafes, restaurants and nightlife establishments. Planning your Boston adventure takes time and plenty of research on the city. For those who are well prepared, Boston is one of the most fascinating and unique cities in the United States.

Before visiting Boston, be sure to conduct proper research online. Try to familiarize yourself with the city’s culture, climate, history and demographics. When booking your hotel, make a point to shop around online for the best deals. Doyle hotels in Boston are an affordable and practical option for many visitors while the Back Bay hotel offers convenient access to the fine shops of Newbury Street and the Charles River. There are a wide range of hotels in the city suitable for every budget and personal taste. Lastly, be sure to carry a map with you during your visit and to dress appropriately, as the city’s weather is notoriously in flux.

Once you’ve done enough research and planning for your Boston adventure, it’s time to get out and see what the city has to offer. Boston boasts the largest collection of colonial and Early American landmarks in the United States. A great place to start your adventure is the Freedom trail, a walking tour of 16 of the city’s most renowned historical sites. A must-do activity for visitors, the Freedom Trail takes adventurers to sites of interest like Boston Common, Paul Revere’s House, the Massachusetts State House, the USS Constitution and much more. The city’s premier attraction, the Freedom Trail is both fun and fascinating.

Elsewhere in Boston, visitors will find a plethora of museums, theaters, historic landmarks and other sites of interest. The sprawling New England Aquarium is one of the city’s top attractions, home to a vast array of marine life to see. Boston also plays host to historic and architecturally stunning neighborhoods worth visiting such as Back Bay, Beacon Hill and Chinatown. In addition, the city holds many world-class museums and cultural institutions like the Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Science and the Massachusetts Historical Society. Other top landmarks and attractions in Boston include Fenway Park, the Arnold Arboretum and the Boston Public Garden.

Boston is home to a wealth of shops, restaurants and nightlife spots too. Fanieul Hall and Quincy Market are home to a wide array of great restaurants and stores while Downtown Crossing is Downtown Boston’s retail epicenter. The city is also renowned for its fresh seafood and vibrant nightlife, especially in the Allston/Brighton neighborhood.

With so much to see and do, your Boston adventure is sure to be fun and memorable.



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