When you visit Boston, the first thing you may feel is overwhelmed, with so much to see it can be hard to put together an itinerary that lets you see everything you want to see. In a city that it rich with history, culture and storied sports programs knowing where to go first is a common concern. So to help you get started here are a few suggestions:
If you love history, then Boston is the perfect place to visit! Here are a few of the places you cannot miss:
The Freedom Trail: This 2.5-mile route starts at Boston Common and takes you on a journey through some of the most important historical sites in the nation. The Paul Revere House, Benjamin Franklin’s Statue and the Site of the Boston Massacre are just a few of the things that you can see during your walking tour down this historical trail.
A few additional places of historical significance you will want to see include the USS Constitution, Old North Church, the Granary Burial Ground and the Bunker Hill Monument
If you live for sports, there is no better walking tour than the one at Fenway Park, built in 1912 this mecca of baseball is a must see for any sports fan. You can also take in a basketball or hockey game. Boston is the perfect town for sports teams and fans. There is also The Sports Museum in TD Garden where you can relive the history of Boston’s most famous sports teams.
For those of you who are unabashed foodies, you don’t have to worry, Boston’s food scene has stepped up its game. From fine dining options like the tasting menus at Asta or more casual places like the Brewer’s Fork, Boston has become known as a foodie town. And worry not, there are some awesome food tours that can help guide you to the hot spots.
Free Tours Boston
Boston is a walking town, so, of course, there are lots of walking tours that can provide you with an inside view of this unique city, here are just a few options to consider based on what side of Boston you want to see.
This free tour is one you must take while in Boston. You will be transported back to the days of the revolution on this 2.5-mile walk. During your walk through history, you will stop at the Boston Common, The State House, Park Street Church, Granary Burying Ground and many other important sites that take you through the building of a nation.