Boston, Massachusetts was founded in 1630 on the Shawmut Peninsula by Puritan settlers from England, it was named for the English town Boston, Lincolnshire. It is the 23 most populace city in the United States and the largest city in the New England States. Boston is also part of the cradle of Liberty, it is known for these events that took place during the American Revolution the Boston Massacre, Boston Tea Party, the Battle of Bunker Hill and the Siege of Boston. You can see these sites and others if you take the Boston Free Trail tour. Boston has old world charm in a New World country. From Beacon Hill with its gas lit street lights to Tremont Street with malls and shopping for all. It is also a Mecca for higher education with, Boston College, Boston University, North Eastern University and Tuffs University and many others.
When visiting Boston which is a must, here is a list of sites and attractions you will want to see.
- Faneuil Hall Marketplace
- Boston Common
- Swann Boat Ride
- Boston Massacre Site
- Paul Revere House
- Old State House Museum
- Old North Church
- USS Constitution Museum and ship
- Bunker Hill Monument
- Skywalk Observatory
- Fenway Park and the Green Monster
Below is the Faneuil Hall Market Place.
Below is one of many cobble streets and Gas lights on Beacon Hill.
Boston Common and the Swann Boat ride.
Paul Revers House.
Old North Church with Paul Revers Statue. A must see.
Fenway Park and the Green Monster with the Iconic CITGO sign in the background. Built in 1912 it is the oldest MLB park in the United States.
The USS Constitution, the Oldest Active Ship in the United States Navy and manned by Active Naval Personnel.
There are many more sites and attractions you will want to see so you may need more than one trip to Boston. Once you visit Boston you will want to come back time and time again.