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In Short

Steeped in political history, Boston is one of the United States’ most famed and influential cities. A key location during the American Revolution, the area hosted the Battle of Bunker Hill, the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party.

Now famous for its prestigious universities, such as MIT and Harvard, its star sporting teams, like the Red Sox, the Celtics and the Bruins, and as a reoccurring setting for Ben Affleck and Matt Damon blockbusters, Boston is a vibrant and exciting city to visit.

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Boston, East Coast, USA

Boston is often called the Athens of America and it’s a title that the locals don’t take lightly. Smarts are serious business here in the country’s intellectual hub: with nearly 30 universities and colleges within its environs, the city churns out scholars of all sorts. But that doesn’t mean the natives are all confined to the libraries (beautiful as they are). Its meandering parks, dazzling...

Quick Facts

Population: 
Approx. 4.5 million
Time Zone: 
UTC -5
Language(s): 
English (official), Spanish, Native American
Currency: 
American Dollar ($USD)
Electricity: 
110v - 60Hz

Dining

29 Newbury Restaurant
29 Newbury is a trendy cafe and sophisticated fine-dining restaurant. The kitchen turns out contemporary American food.

70 @ Third- The Westin Hotel Waltham - Boston
A journey of culinary delights and moments to savor. Enjoy our New England cuisine.

Abe & Louie's
This classic, upscale steak house presents fine dining in an atmosphere of timeless elegance, offering guests the finest cuts of prime meats, fresh seafood and much more.

Adams Pub - Best Western Adams Inn
A cozy New England pub with water views and outside dining. Fresh lobsters from their own tanks. Great comfort foods at reasonable prices.

Shopping

Shopping in Boston and Cambridge is an event in itself, and there’s plenty to choose from: the upscale boutiques of Newbury Street, Copley Place, and The Shops at Prudential Center in the Back Bay; the outdoor kiosks of Faneuil Hall Marketplace; and across the Charles River, there’s Harvard Square and Cambridge Side Galleria; farther out, the Kittery Outlets and Wrentham Village Premium Outlets, and the high-end shops of the Natick Collection.

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