Must-See Attractions in Boston

10 Must-See Attractions in Boston  June 9, 2015 – 11:22 pm
10 Must-See Attractions in Boston

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A location near the waterfront and Government Center city square makes Faneuil Hall a wonderful vantage point for new visitors to Boston. The historic hall has been a cradle of political demonstration and a marketplace since the 18th century. As such, it offers splendid architecture from the era and houses shops and food stalls in the form of three distinct markets: Quincy, North and South.

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For a veritable, authentic sports pilgrimmage, it gets no better than Fenway Park. One of the last, great original ballparks left in America, the intimate stadium with the legendary Green Monster is a popular draw even when baseball is not in season. If you visit Boston between the months of May and October, do whatever you can to secure tickets to a Red Sox game, especially if the archrival Yankees are in town.

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The Emerald Necklace is really a collection of many sites that deserve your time in Boston. The term refers to a 1, 100 acre span of public parks that line many attractions of note in the city. From the Boston Common to the Arnold Arboretum, Boston Public Garden to the Riverway, the Emerald Necklace comprises a vast array of green space that makes for a wonderful 11 km walk or bicycle ride.

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The premier place in Boston to stroll and shop, Newbury not only contains the best labels in fashion, the street has a beautiful assortment of brownstones. Newbury is more than that however, with eclectic architecture everywhere, trendy brand name shops and cool, kitschy boutiques that sell books, music and vintage threads.

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The preeminent academic institution in North America is also a great tourist attracion. The main campus provides a first class respite from the city, as well as some terrific sites of interest. These include exceptional museums. The Fogg Art Museum offers a vast collection of Western art, while the Busch-Reisinger specializes in art from Central and Northern Europe. For notable art from Asia and the world of Islam, visit the Arthur M. Sackler Museum.

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology or MIT, grooms the best engineers and computer scientists in the world. As the supreme technical school, the campus offers some cool attractions and structures, many of which are I.M. Pei and Frank Gehry designs. The MIT Museum features installations from the student body over the years that represent advances in artificial intelligence, robotics and holography.

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Tourist stop between Boston and Poconos?

I'll be traveling by car to the Poconos area in early September. My exact route isn't decided yet. What are suggestions for good places to stop about half way?
Historical homes, living museums, boat cruises or similar such attractions would be nice; places with areas for outdoor relaxation but also indoors activities in case the weather is bad.
Thanks in advance.

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With 16 major hospitals and medical centers, the city of Boston is one of the most prominent medical center areas in the United States. From Boston have come ground-breaking medical advances that have improved the outcomes for an indescribable number of children and adults throughout the world.
Greater Boston has more than 60 colleges and universities, including Harvard University and MIT, making it one of the world's leading areas not just inmedical research, but in scientific and technological research and development, as well.
In addition, the city of Boston is one of the most beautiful cities in the nation, with a rich historical heritage

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