Visit Boston

visit Boston Make Way for Ducklings

The Make Way for Ducklings monument is all dressed up the holidays. Photo by Massachusetts Office of Travel Tourism.

Visiting Cambridge? Visit Boston too! Boston is Cambridge’s most popular neighbor, located just over the Charles River. You can also find great places to stay in the Boston and Cambridge areas by clicking here!

(Editor’s note: need a map of Boston? Here’s a good one.)

visit Boston Freedom Trail tour guide

Get a tour of the Freedom Trail and Faneuil Hall, led by historical actors. Photo by Paul.

About Boston

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Boston is the capital of Massachusetts. It is also the largest and most populated city in the state, home to more than 7 million people in the Greater Boston area.

Boston was founded in 1630 by Puritan colonists, and shares a rich history and importance in the American Revolution and the founding of the United States. Boston boasts many of America’s firsts, including the first subway system and first public school. Today, Boston is known for being a leader in medicine and higher education, earning it the title of America’s College Town.

visit Boston Duck Tours

Take a thrilling ride on land and sea with the Boston Duck Tours. Photo by Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism.

Visit Boston Attractions

In Boston, you’ll find wonderful historical attractions, neighborhoods, shopping, museums, sites, and venues. The most visited attractions include Fenway Park, the Boston Public Library, Faneuil Hall, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Boston Common, and the Public Gardens. You won’t want to miss out on all Boston has to offer in your Cambridge, MA stay!