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Pack your walking shoes, because this compact city is perfect to explore on foot. Begin your adventures in Boston with a leisurely wander through its neighbourhoods, each has its own personality and will reveal plenty about the charms of the city. Delve into the USA’s history on the Freedom Trail, which passes through 16 of the most important city sights – after all, the American Revolution began here! Then just 10 minutes drive from the city is Cambridge, home to the famous Harvard University. Soak up the culture of academia or travel further afield and explore the stunning scenery at every turn in the New England region.



SOME THINGS TO SEE AND DO IN BOSTON



Freedom Trail FREEDOM TRAIL

With so many historically significant buildings and locations in the downtown area, this trail will take you into the backbone of the American Revolution story. Visit sites such as Boston Common, Massachusetts State House, Park Street Church, Granary Burying Ground and Old North Church.

Boston Common and Public Garden BOSTON COMMON AND THE PUBLIC GARDEN

The oldest park in the country, established in 1634, Boston Common is a local landmark. The Public Garden was founded in 1837 as a botanical garden and the swan boats of the garden have become an icon of the city since they started operating in 1877. 
Autumn Leaves in Boston FALL FOLIAGE

One of the most beautiful times to visit Boston is during the fall when the spectacular colours come out in the city. 
New England Seacoast NEW ENGLAND SEACOAST

Admire the unique scenery of New England’s spectacular coast. Stop for views of the famous ‘Nubble Light’ lighthouse in York and visit Kennebunkport Village on Maine’s coast.  
Cape Cod CAPE COD

Head out of the city for the day and down to Cape Cod – a world of sand dunes and beaches. Spend time exploring the area’s quaint seaside villages.

History of Boston SALEM AND PLYMOUTH

Visit Salem, the site of the famous witch trials of 1692. A visit to The Witch House, the only structure in Salem with direct ties to the Salem Witch Trials is a must. In Plymouth explore another world in another time. Take a journey south to historic Plimoth Plantation, a living re-creation of the small farming and maritime community built by the Pilgrims along the shore of Plymouth Harbour.
Sports in Boston SPORTS

Stop by for a tour of Fenway Park, home to the Red Sox. Bostonians love sports, and The Sports Museum of New England has artefacts and exhibits relating to all types of sports from football to figure skating.
Culinary Experiences in Boston CULINARY EXPERIENCES

Boston and seafood are like peas in a pod, and here you will find all the staples – like delicious lobster rolls, clam chowder and fried clams. Finish off with a sweet treat of Boston Cream Pie.




BOSTON ACCOMMODATION



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Midtown Hotel
MIDTOWN HOTEL
★★★

Location and affordability all wrapped up in one parcel. The shopping and dining is taken care of as you are next to the Prudential Centre and with three subway stops nearby, getting around Boston is easy if you want to save those feet.
Boston Park Plaza
THE BOSTON PARK PLAZA HOTEL
★★★half star
Feel immersed in the history and elegance of this landmark hotel in historic Back Bay. Take a walk through the adjacent public garden, shop in the designer boutiques of Newbury Street, then explore the Freedom Trail just two blocks away.
Godfrey Hotel
GODFREY HOTEL
★★★★

Offering a boutique hotel experience, with gothic revival and a sophisticated atmosphere, The Godfrey Hotel Boston sits in the lively neighbourhood of Downtown Crossing, close to some of the city's best boutiques and department stores. Boston Common and Boston Public Garden are also a short stroll away.
Boston-Marriott-Copley-Place-square
MARRIOTT COPLEY PLACE
★★★★

Historic Copley Square is at your doorstep. Connected to shops, galleries and restaurants, you don’t have to walk far for that retail therapy. Historic Trinity Church is also just minutes away.





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