If you are near the Boston, Massachusetts area then don’t miss these interesting attractions:
The two and a half mile Freedom Trail goes past 16 historic sites, such asFaneuil Hall, Bunker Hill Monument, , and the place where the Boston Massacre took place. Just follow the red brink line that goes around the city as it finishes in the park. You can also go on a tour where the guides were 18th century clothing.
Museum of Fine Arts
The Museum of Fine Arts is one of the oldest art institutions in the US. It houses artwork in 53 galleries with items from pre-Columbian times to the present from all over the world. There is also a restaurant, café, cafeteria and wine bar.
Old North Church
This is the famous church where Paul Revere got the message that sparked his famous midnight ride when he saw two lanterns glowing there that told him the British were coming by sea. Its official name is the Christ Church, and it holds old relics, like the oldest running clock in the US, 1700 chandeliers from England, and the pew that the Revere family used.
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Stared in 1881, the Boston Symphony Orchestra is world renowned. It has 250 shows a year and plays everything from Mozart to Boston Pops between September and April. It’s on Massachusetts Avenue.
Paul Revere House
To see how they lived in the 1700s, go to the Paul Revere house. It has period pieces like fine silver, and has large fireplaces, original furnishings, and beautiful sweeping beams. Plus the staff is very knowledgeable for answering questions.
Samuel Adams Brewery
The Samuel Adams Brewery tour offers a wide-ranging and educational overview of the brewing process, plus you can sample ingredients, see the machines, and the process and get a free drink and souvenir glass at the end.