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USS Constitution »

Boston is a city filled with history and is a fascinating destination where America’s colonial past and early history as a nation comes alive. Some of America’s oldest structures still grace the city’s streets however this important historical distinction also extends to a famous floating structure on the water. The... more »

Paul Revere House »

Paul Revere is an American patriot who is best known for his famous 1775 midnight ride on horseback through Boston and the surrounding countryside to alert the colonists and the American militia of the imminent British attack before the Battle of Lexington. A silversmith by trade, Revere was a member... more »

Old State House »

The Old State House was the centre of some of the most important American colonial events leading up to the American Revolution. During the 1760’s and early 1770’s colonists grappled with the difficulties of British rule while suffering under increasingly harsh treatment. Respected citizens of Boston met at Old State... more »

Harvard University »

Located in the Boston suburb of Cambridge, Harvard University is one of the most prestigious universities in the world. Established in 1636 it is also the oldest in the country. The Ivy League institution consists of eleven separate academic areas with several campuses located throughout Boston; however the main campus... more »

Freedom Trail »

Boston’s Freedom Trail is a 2.5 mile walk that covers historic landmarks in the city. This easily recognisable trail is marked by a red brick line built within public foot paths and road ways. Taking visitors on a trail of exploration and discovery, this wonderful path winds through the city... more »

Fenway Park »

One of the most storied ball parks in America, Fenway Park is the oldest baseball park in the country and has been home to the Boston Red Sox since 1912. The historic red brick façade of the stadium’s Yawkey Way entrance conjures up images of the great baseball days of... more »

Museum of Fine Arts »

Containing one of the largest, most comprehensive art collections in the country, Boston’s Museum of Fine Art (MFA) is considered to be one of the greatest art museums in the world with over 450,000 pieces of work in its vast collection. Opened on the nation’s centenary in 1876, the Museum... more »

Boston Common »

This stunning urban green space is the oldest park in the United States. Elegantly landscaped, Boston Common provides a beautiful setting for a leisurely stroll, a picnic or a place to relax and unwind with a good book or friends. As in much of Boston there is a great deal... more »