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Visitor Tips: What is Boston Known For?

When you think of visiting Boston, what comes to mind? Is it authentic Italian food, or maybe historical events? Or are you more inclined to think about sports? Boston is a city so rich with culture and history that it is hard to pinpoint one thing that defines Boston. However, as a visitor you want to know what a city is known for so that you can visit that attraction. The following is a list of the five most popular things Boston is known for:


The city of Boston played a major role in the Revolutionary War. Boston is home to the site of the Boston Tea Party, Paul Revere’s home, the Battle on Bunker Hill, and so much more. The best way for Boston visitors to experience majority of the historical sites in Boston is for them to walk the Freedom Trail. This two and half mile trail guides guests through America’s adventure to freedom.


If you are a person who enjoys the distinct differences of seasons, you will love Boston. The Winters are frigid and cold, bringing snow and icy outdoor fun. Spring welcomes warmth with blooming trees and flowers. Summers are hot and humid and draw visitors to the beaches and ocean side. Fall is marvelous with color. The leaves turn gorgeous shades of red, yellow, and orange and cool days are welcome after the hot summer days. Every season in Boston is distinct and brings a variety of experiences.


There are sports fans all across the country but none like Boston Sports fans. Bostonians have the pleasure of having four major league sports teams located in their city. Football fans root for the Patriots. Basketball fans cheer on the Celtics. Baseball fans go on and on about the Red Sox and Fenway Park. Hockey fans cheer for the Bruins. With that many teams, you can expect the city to be full of excitement and energy on game day.


Boston is home to more than a dozen colleges and universities. From the prestigious Harvard and MIT to a locals favorite Boston College, each college something different. Students have a unique experience at each school between the various focuses on education as well as the surrounding atmosphere. Bostonians are proud of their education options and happy that their city offers so much variety within the education system. Stay at the nearby Lenox and check out Boston’s education system for yourself.


From authentic Italian in the North End of Boston to Clam Chowder and other seafood masterpieces along the coast, it is evident that people on the North East love their food; especially Bostonians. In Boston, food goes beyond a necessity of life and becomes a way of life. No matter where you travel in the country, the moment you say you are going to Boston people start telling you what you need to eat while there. “You have to try a cannoli.” “I know it sounds gross, but the lobster mac and cheese is the best thing you will ever have.” Bottom line, when visiting Boston, try the local food.


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