Your visit to Boston must include a Walk Into History along the Freedom Trail. You can start your Freedom Trail tour at the beginning, middle, or end and wend your way through the modern city streets. This is Boston's (and your) indoor/outdoor history experience. The Freedom Trail has 16 official sites.
Faneuil Hall is one of four historic buildings in a festival marketplace, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, which includes three historic granite buildings called North Market, Quincy Market, and South Market adjacent to the east of Faneuil Hall, and which operates as an indoor/outdoor mall and food eatery.
The New England Aquarium is one of the premier visitor attractions in Boston, with over 1.3 million visitors a year, and a major public education resource. The New England Aquarium is one of the premier visitor attractions in Boston, with over 1.3 million visitors a year, and a major public education resource.
Beacon Hill is a historic neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood is 9,023. It is a neighborhood of Federal-style rowhouses and is known for its narrow, gaslit streets and brick sidewalks.
Established in 1837Two centuries separate the creation of the Boston Common and the Public Garden, and what a difference that period made.In 1634 the Common was created as America’s first public park; it was practical and pastoral with walkways built for crosstown travel.
Christ Church, long known as "Old North," has deep roots in Boston’s North End. Though it is remembered today as a symbol of patriot defiance, the story of Old North is a reflection of the deepening divisions between "Friends of the Government" and "Sons of Liberty" in Revolutionary Boston.
The Old State House is a historic building in Boston, Massachusetts, at the intersection of Washington and State Streets. Built in 1713, it was the seat of the Massachusetts General Court until 1798, and is one of the oldest public buildings in the United States.
East of Massachusetts Avenue, Newbury Street is a mile-long street lined with historic 19th-century brownstones that contain hundreds of shops and restaurants, making it a popular destination for tourists and locals. The most "high-end boutiques" are located near the Boston Public Garden end of Newbury Street.
The Prudential Tower, also known as the Prudential Building or, colloquially, The Pru, is an International Style skyscraper in Boston, Massachusetts. The building, a part of the Prudential Center complex, currently stands as the 2nd-tallest building in Boston, behind 200 Clarendon Street, formerly the John Hancock Tower.
For 100 years, Boston Children's Museum has been a leader in Boston and within the museum community worldwide. The Museum is a private, non-profit, educational institution that is recognized internationally as a research and development center and pacesetter for children's exhibitions, educational programs and curriculum.
What’s the buzz at the Harvard Museum of Natural History? It’s all about BEES! After a long winter nap, our honeybee hive is humming again. The hive is located in It’s all about BEES! After a long winter nap, our honeybee hive is humming again. The hive is located in
From opportunities to learn about important topics in classes and lectures to informal gatherings in the landscape like Tree Mobs™ and Bonsai and Penjing Pavilion Open Houses, the Arboretum strives to engage the public to cultivate a deeper appreciation of nature through this world-class collections of plants.
Park Street small groups are Christ-centered communities of three to thirteen people who meet together regularly in order to grow in grace and wisdom, hear God’s word and put it into practice, spur one another on toward love and good deeds, and pray for each other faithfully.
The Emerald Necklace Conservancy has opened the Emerald Necklace Visitor and Volunteer Center in the Back Bay Fens. The Center is a hub for volunteers to come together for service projects as well as a training ground for Emerald Necklace Docents and Interpretive Guides.