Unwittingly stumbling upon a new place is what makes travel so exciting, But of course, it certainly never hurts to know a few things about the area before you venture off. We'll fill you in on the essentials about Boston.
Washington, the capital of United States of America, is about 390 miles (628 kilometers) southwest of Boston.
This area of Eastern Massachusetts is home to around 600,000 people.
With so many unmissable attractions in Boston, you might have to explain to the boss that you need an extra week off. Start off with the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Harvard Square. You'd also be nuts to miss out on visiting Copley Place and Boston Common.
So much to do and so little time. If you want to experience the best this city has to offer, add the Boston University and the Harvard University to your travel program. If you have an extra day to spare, stop by the Northeastern University and New England Aquarium as well.
History is full of lessons. Soak up the knowledge and better acquaint yourself with times past at USS Constitution Museum. Seeking some more ideas? If the kids are bored with sightseeing and need to run around a bit, why not take them to Boston Public Garden? It's the perfect spot to play a game of tag and chuck a ball around. But that's not all. Eager to go to a conference or other event while you're in the local area? Browse the calendar at Boston Convention and Exhibition Center and find something that captures your interest.
Prepare for some amazing new experiences in Boston. Once you've walked out of Logan International Airport (BOS), the middle of town will be 2 miles (3 kilometers) to the west.
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