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Boston's history recalls revolution and transformation, and still today it is among the country’s most forward-thinking and barrier-breaking cities.Why I LoveBy Mara Vorhees, AuthorBoston is wicke...
A city with a Puritanical past but forward-thinking present, an iconic founding yet contemporary facelift, a beacon of learning, sport and the arts, Boston rewards the inquisitive traveler. This in-depth city guide gives you the historical background and local tips you need to rock in America's 'Cradle of Liberty'.
It's hard to believe that sleepy Boston was the inspiration for its larger and more famous American cousin. Although no Boston citizens sailed on the Mayflower, the town became a conduit for persecuted Puritans fleeing Nottingham...
Boston may be the state capital, but it's not the only town in Massachusetts with traveler appeal. Destinations with rich histories, vibrant cultural scenes and unique events merit a visit. Easily...
Some places might boast about starting a revolution, but Boston's western suburbs can actually make the claim that two revolutions were launched here. Most famously, the American Revolution – the celebrated War of Independence that spawned a nation – st...
Let’s go outside and play! Everybody knows that Boston puts on a good art show and gives an excellent history lesson. But this compact city is also blessed with beaches and bike trails, islands and ice rinks, rivers and running routes, not to m...
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With its newly revitalized waterfront, Boston has flung open its front doors to the glorious expanse of the Boston Harbor and the sparkling sea beyond. Stroll down to the waterfront and climb on board a boat to feel the ocean breeze, t...
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