Awaiting Your Return From Shore
One of Americaís greatest and oldest cities,
Boston was founded in 1630 along the Charles River. It was dubbed the
"Cradle of Liberty" for leading the American Colonies in their struggle for
independence, and "Hub of the Universe" for its citizensí intellectual
Many of Bostonís points of interest are near each other and most of them can
be seen on foot. The downtown area is packed with magnificent old
architecture, museums and monuments. The distinct neighborhoods are steeped
in history, with numerous famous monuments. Bostonís entertainment scene is
one of the nationís best. Major sporting events include the annual Boston
Marathon, regarded as the most prestigious long-distance foot race in the
There is an array of strikingly contrasting neighborhoods, from the trendy
elegance of Back Bay and the old-world charm of the North End to the
imposing modern skyline of the financial district and adjacent waterfront.
Explore at least part of Colonial Americaís most historic walk, the Freedom
Trail, which crosses the Boston Common, the oldest public park in the USA.
The State House, with its dazzling gold dome, overlooks the park. Who hasnít
heard of Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market? Once of historic significance, now
it is a place where visitors can browse the endless shops or enjoy a hearty
snack or lunch.
Across the Charles River lies Cambridge, with its famed Harvard University
founded in 1636 as one of the preeminent Ivy League establishments in the
country. Farther inland are Lexington and Concord, two towns that are linked
by the events that sparked the American Revolution in 1775.
With so many options, visitors will face the difficult decision of which
attractions should be considered a priority during a one-day visit.
Awaiting Your Return
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