Boston travel guide: where to stay, where to go for dinner and shopping
In Boston, the past and the future are intertwined at every turn. Bostonians own many discoveries in a wide variety of areas, and they are very proud of it. It is a leader city with a very American character - Boston trying to be the first in everything.
Where to go?
The main path of Boston is led by red bricks, and explanatory tablets tell about the historical landmarks of the city. You have been given the most fascinating lesson - to explore and study all this.
The Freedom Trail originates in Boston Common Park, the oldest public park in the United States. In the Summer, the park hosts concerts and music festivals.
If you turn off the Freedom Trail into the park along Charles Street, you will find yourself in the Boston Botanical Garden, which is especially good in Spring: everything blooms and smells sweet.
A must visit is also the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, which can be explored for weeks. A trip to this museum is already a journey through eras and continents. It collected about 450 thousand exhibits - from artifacts of the Ancient East to the bold works of modern art.
Another outstanding architectural monument is Copley Square. It received its name in honor of the native of Boston, John Copley, a famous painter of the XVIII century. The narrow streets resemble Old Europe, and indeed one can feel the privacy and charm inherent in small cities. And in cozy and family-friendly warm restaurants of the North End area you can find pizza tastier than in Naples.
Where to eat
If you are one of those in every city who wants to climb higher, dine at the Top of the Hub restaurant on the 52nd floor of the Prudential Tower. From there you can see all of Boston.
Daily Catch is a quiet and cozy restaurant that will appeal to lovers of seafood. A very popular place, book a table in advance.
Be sure to try the classic clam soup in Boston - clam chowder. Here it is cooked on cream, but the addition of tomatoes is already a New York style. Do not forget to try lobster - a favorite New England dish that can be found almost everywhere.
Where to stay
If you are planning a trip to Boston this Summer, Battery Wharf hotel will be one of your best options. This hotel with beautiful city views is located in the 3rd battery pier, without leaving the cozy interior space.
Mandarin Oriental is one of the best hotels in Boston. It combines the unique charm of New England with the luxury and mystery of international travel. Be sure to visit the spa, which offers restorative treatments.
History and architecture buffs will fall in love with The Liberty hotel. This hotel has an excellent American restaurant.
This building was once home to the Charles Street Prison, and after extensive renovation, it has become one of the most luxurious places in Boston.
Where to go for shopping
The most famous major shops and shopping centers in Boston are concentrated in the area of Newbury, Boylston, Tremont and Washington. Here you can buy everything: from clothes and shoes to books and furniture. And in the case of Newbury Street, one of the most luxury in the world, it is also possible to combine shopping with a pleasant walk.
Have a great trip!