Boston is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and therefore it is the largest city of this state. Additionally, Boston is United States’ 24th largest city by population. Being such a popular city, Boston attracts many tourists every year. These are some of the things to see and do for those with little time to spare.
Old State House
This is a building dating back the early 18th century. It served as the Massachusetts General Court, the City Hall, and it also has been used for commercial purposes. Today the building hosts a museum, and is a well known landmark.
Watching this period orchestra is an unique experience. They have a Baroque and Classical repertoire, as well as a chamber chorus. The orchestra held various concerts across the nation, but also overseas.
Boston National Historical Park
This is not a park per se, but an association of locations that played an important role in the American Revolution. This Park is a must see for history lovers.
Boston’s New Year’s Eve celebrations are not to be missed for those who are in the city on this night. The event starts in the afternoon and ends at midnight, on the last day of the year.
Attend a game of baseball
The Boston Red Sox is the city’s own baseball team that was founded in 1901. They play at the Fenway Park ballpark since 1912. Of course, finding tickets will be either difficult or pretty expensive.
Relax in the park
Boston Common is the city’s and the nation’s oldest public park. There are several other parks worth checking out in Boston. KEep in mind that the city’s park system is the nation’s 3rd best, and ties with those in Sacramento and San Francisco.