Boston is not only Massachusetts’ largest city, it is also the state capital and oldest city in the U.S.. Whether you are looking to spend a little or a lot, there are hundreds of exciting, relaxing and popular great sites to explore in and around the city of Boston.
Take a walk down the streets of Boston and learn about the battles fought during the Revolutionary War to gain freedom from British rule. Take pictures along the way and enjoy tasting handmade chocolates. There are so many different varieties of chocolates that choosing one may be difficult.
Tour the city by trolley car stopping along the route and getting back on at a new location down the line. Make sure to include the tour of ghosts and gravestones, which will lead you through old cemeteries where the first Bostonians occupy their final resting place. If you enjoy the water, you may enjoy the harbor cruise and trolley tour, as well.
Bus tours are another way to see the sights and find things to do in Boston. If you are traveling to Boston in the autumn, Cape Cod is a fantastic place to see. The seacoast of New England is a beautiful view that will not soon fade. Watch whales frolic in the water, take a dinner or lunch cruise, plantation cruise, or sightseeing cruise. Feel the sea wind on your face and imagine being a captain at sea during the early years of Boston’s existence.
For totally free entertainment, go picnicking in Harvard Square and watch the street performers. Stroll around and visit the Monument at Bunker Hill, take in bookstores, wine tasting, and more. Visit the state house, tour museums, libraries, and learn about Boston when it was just a fledgling town putting down roots. These are only some of the free things to do in Boston.
There are many great things to do in Boston, from a weekend spent taking in free attractions, to a vacation with sightseeing tours and dinner cruises. Tour historical buildings and monuments or just relax in the New England countryside. Whether you are planning a vacation or a weekend away, Boston is definitely a destination worth considering.