Massachusetts’ largest city by number of inhabitants, and capital at the same time, is Boston. Not many people know that Boston is in top 25 nation’s largest cities. The city is also important from a historical point of view, though many would like it for its baseball.
The Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments
This museum is closed during the universities’ holidays, however when it operates its admission is free. There are more than 2,000 objects that date back to the 15th century. Don’t miss this museum.
The Arnold Arboretum is North America’s oldest public arboretum. Not only you can admire many different plants and trees, but you can also learn about them, if you’re interested enough and have time to spare.
There are many attractions here: the Boston Public Library, the top of the Prudential building, or the Trinity Church. Shopping lovers will also find themselves in heaven.
St. Patrick's Day
March 17th is celebrated here as the Evacuation Day, however there is a large Irish community here that also celebrates St. Patrick's. You must wear green, drink beer, and go see the local band Dropkick Murphys’ show if you’re lucky.
This is a walking tour that includes 16 historical sites. These sites include the Old North Church, Faneuil Hall, the old State House, and the Paul Revere's House. Should you stray or be left behind, you can catch up with the rest of the group by following the red line or bricks.
Boston has many places where you can stop for shopping. Consider the Cambridgeside Galleria and the Copley Place and Prudential Center malls first. If that wasn’t enough, consider the many shopping areas and streets, such as Newbury Street, Harvard Square, or Coolidge Corner.