City Guide: Boston

This vibrant capital city embodies the quaint New England charm in a world-class city filled with cultural neighbourhoods, world-class museums and architecture. From historic walking tours along the cobblestone streets to modern marketplaces nestled beside skyscrapers; there is something in the city for everyone. Boston is a city filled with historic districts juxtaposed with modern day flare where tourists and locals alike find themselves wandering through the Boston Common, Faneuil Hall Marketplace and the cobblestone streets of Boston’s oldest neighbourhood (the North End – Italian) and enjoy some of the most beautiful sites the city has to offer.
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Citi Performing Arts Center Boston
: Discover the hub of arts and culture in downtown Boston at the Citi Wang or Citi Shubert Theaters during your stay in Boston. With a wide selection of cultural and artistic programming, there is a live performance or show to enjoy at their theatres on every night of the week.
IMG_2398Boston Symphony Orchestra: As one of the most iconic symphony halls known worldwide for their exquisite acoustics and renowned ensembles, the Boston Symphony Orchestra has an engaging full-range of musical programming year round to please guests of all ages and interests.
IMG_2750The Freedom Trail: Explore the historic side of Boston by foot along the 2.5 mile brick route that takes you on a journey through the significant sites that led to the creation of the Untied States of America. Learn from their engaging guides about the American Revolution as you walk through the museums, meetinghouses, churches and burying grounds that have helped to shape the countries rich history. After your tour, be sure to swing back to the Old State House and Faneuil Market for a closer look into the cultural landmarks still present in Boston.
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IMG_2462Skywalk Observatory: Located of the 50th story of The Prudential Building, the Skywalk Observatory boast one of the best aerial views of the city of Boston and its surrounding area. Offering guest a 360-degree panoramic view of the Greater Boston Area, drop by to learn more about the history of the city through their interactive and educational exhibits. For those looking to dine in style, the Top of the Hub (located on the 52nd floor) allows guests to enjoy this spectacular view while dining over jazz music.
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Boston is also a city known for their exceptional collection of museums and historic attractions. For those families travelling with children, the award-winning Boston Children’s Museum is an exceptional educational experience for children to learn, play, explore and create in a state of the art facility. For those looking for the seaside history lesson, the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum is a must-see spot for tourists of any age. If you find yourself over in Cambridge, be sure to drop by the Harvard Museum of Natural History and The Peabody Museum of Archaeology to explore the extensive and impressive collections.
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IMG_2700For those looking to shop, the 1.5 km stretch of Newbury Street in Boston is the city’s most popular street housing some of the best fashion houses in historic 19th-century houses lining the streets with stores, cafes and sprawling patios in the summer.
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