With the East Coast of America being so easily accessible from the UK, it’s a great option for a long weekend or city break. The East Coast isn’t all about New York; in less than 8 hours you can also be in the vibrant and stunning city of Boston. In this blog, we’ve compiled a list of the top 5 must-see attractions if you’re heading to this fabulous city.
1. JFK Library & Museum
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is one of the top museums in the city and is, of course, dedicated to the thirty-fifth president of the United States. The library has a stunning location overlooking the sea and the city that made him famous. Find out all about his life, his work and how he approached his presidency. A fascinating glimpse into the world of a true icon.
2. Faneuil Hall Marketplace
This is a great place to visit for families and is an indoor and outdoor mall with shopping, dining and entertainment. With hundreds of clothing brands to choose from as well as 14 restaurants, street performers, musicians and special events taking place, there is something to suit all tastes.
3. Fenway Park
Fenway Park is the world-famous baseball park located in Boston, and sports fans love to come and experience the unique atmosphere of this venue. Home to the Red Sox and with a mind-boggling seating capacity of over 37,000, for many it is a once in a lifetime experience to visit a stadium of this magnitude and watch a genuine American baseball game. Individual and group tours are available.
4. New England Aquarium
Another great family day out and one of the premier visitor attractions in Boston is the New England Aquarium. Here you can enjoy front row seats at the whale watch experience, take a behind the scenes tour at the Marine Mammal Centre or experience 12,000 watts of digital sound in New England’s largest IMAX screen.
5. Museum of Fine Arts
Last but not least, culture vultures will love the Museum of Fine Arts, which is the fourth largest museum in Boston and home to incredible collections from Europe, America, Asia, the Ancient World as well as contemporary art.
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