Boston Cultural Attractions
Walk the Freedom Trail and take an historic journey along a 2.5 mile red-brick trail through 16 nationally significant sites between the Bunker Hill Monument and Boston Common, including museums, churches, burial grounds and parks.
Considering Boston's history, it's unsurprising that there are many museums and exhibitions throughout the city. Take a nostalgic trip to the 1960s at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, where 25 multimedia exhibits detail President Kennedy's days in office.
The Museum of Fine Arts on Huntington Avenue in Boston is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world, encompassing 450,000 artworks and attracting over 1 million visitors every year. In contrast, the Museum of Science is designed to stimulate interest and learning in science and technology, and features a number of fascinating exhibitions and experiences for all the family.
Boston restaurants are world class. Lovers of Italian cuisine will delight in such places as Santarpio's Pizza, Pizzeria Regina and Antico Forno, while upscale places like The Palm, Helmand and the Top of the Hub are bound to please gourmet diners. Boston is also full of hidden gems just waiting to be found, along the narrow alleys of the North End and Back Bay's bustling avenues...
No visit to Boston would be complete without a stroll through the 24-acre Boston Public Garden, designed and built in the 1850s. It is the first public botanical garden in the United States, and features a number of beautiful and interesting sculptures, stunning flora and fauna, and a lovely lake which can be enjoyed from one of the famous Swan Boats.