Boston, Massachusetts Top 10 Attractions

New England is full of historical attractions and rich with natural beauty. This is part of what makes areas like Boston one of travelers favored destinations. Take a little history in by visiting the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum or the Freedom Trail. You can take the time to enjoy a game at Fenway Park which is also a historic landmark. For some natural beauty visit Boston Public Garden. Many visitors love seeing the prestigious and historic Harvard Yard. Gathered below is a list of ten of the top spots to visit while in Boston. Now you can be sure to have an easier time planning your trip.

1: South End

South End

The streets of this neighborhood are lined with trees and red brick townhouses, but also with some of Boston's best restaurants and activities. You'll find retail stores, boutiques, design shops and art galleries along any part of Washington, Shawmut, and Tremont Streets, and on Harrison Avenue. The city's most popular and arguably the best cafe and bakery in town, Flour, is also found here. If sweets aren't your thing then check out B&G Oysters for lunch or dinner if seafood done right is your kind of thing.

Address: Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02118

2: Freedom Trail

Freedom Trail

This trail is two and a half miles of beautiful brick path that weaves its way through downtown Boston. It connects a total of 16 historical sites which are all explained along the way. Some of these include famous churches or graveyards, the Old State House, the Old South Meeting House and Paul Revere House. Most of the sites are free although some suggest donations and there are one or two that require admission fees.

Address: Freedom Trail, Boston, MA

3: North End

North End

This is Boston's oldest neighborhood and also an Italian one. Let the cobblestone streets lead you to the fantastic restaurants here. Admire the architecture and historic sites, which include Old North Church and Paul Revere's house.

Address: Boston, MA 02109

4: Fenway Park

Fenway Park
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Like much of Boston, its baseball stadium is also historic. It's actually the oldest baseball park in the United States. It's a cozier stadium so you'll feel like you're in the middle of the action if you attend a game. The location is excellent too- you're right in the middle of downtown for drinks and dinner afterwards.

Address: 4 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA 02215

5: Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum

Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum

This museum really works to make you feel like you're part of the original event. There are even interactive exhibits and live actors to make it feel real, and at the end you get to dump tea over the boat just like the Sons of Liberty did. The floating museum is located on the Congress Street Bridge in Boston and the tour takes about an hour.

Address: 306 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210

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