Boston Holiday Guide

Boston Travel Information

Boston is a vibrant city with a great combination of charming historic buildings, beautiful scenery, remarkable monuments and a wide range of restaurants. Boston has great shopping streets and a bustling nightlife. It is a very popular holiday destination for tourists from the UK who love the New England culture, tourism is one of its main industries.

One of the most visited areas in Boston is the magnificent Beacon Hill where you can find many important buildings that mark Boston's role in American history. The site is home to the gilt-domed Massachusetts State House which has been operating for over two centuries and the Old State House where the Declaration of Independence was read to the locals.

Boston Tourist Attractions

Optionally, check out the North End where you can find the oldest part of the city, with its charming and laidback atmosphere. Along the lovely, winding streets are many nice coffee shops. After a rest, don't forget to head to the world-renowned college town of Cambridge, home to two of the most famous institutions reserved for the crème de la crème of the scholastic world, Harvard University and MIT.

As a vibrant university town, tourists can expect to find a host of restaurants and exciting nightlife. If you are a big fan of Italian food, make sure you stop by Boston's very own Little Italy, located at the North End of the city. Shopaholics should not miss Boston's local markets which are scattered around the city. Bostonians flock to these markets for everything from hip clothes to pricy antiques.

Once you are done exploring Boston, take time to check out the surrounding towns. Salem is an interesting historic town that is well-known for its witch trials. Marblehead offers refreshing ocean breezes and fantastic views of the Atlantic Ocean while the famous Cape Cod features many charming fishing villages.

Transport Around Boston

Boston's Logan International Airport receives a number of international and domestic flights. The airport is very modern with a wide range of facilities for passengers. As with other big, thriving cities, Boston is not immune to people with bad intentions. It's a great idea to take out travel insurance for you and your family to cover the unexpected expenses of the loss of belongings and medical care during your trip.