Everything to see and do in one of America’s most historic cities.
Boston is not only a college town, it is a creative hub for the art, culture, food, health, and tech industries. W.E.B. Du Bois attended school in Great Barrington. The renowned artist, Paul Goodnight, can often be seen walking around the city in his signature paint-splashed overalls. Mayor Kim Janey can be spotted enjoying lunch in her Roxbury neighborhood. There is so much history to explore throughout the Commonwealth, and Boston is where you’ll want to start. Home to the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park since 1912, this cosmopolitan city is rated as one of the most walkable in the country. The North End is the city’s “Little Italy” and offers a variety of Italian dining. The Charles River has plenty of opportunities for water sports and green space for biking, jogging, or enjoying a picnic. Boston is home to many beautiful parks and green spaces, so it’s easy to enjoy what this coastal city has to offer. Check out the National Park Service, for which sites are open to the public during the pandemic. For foodies, it’s not all craft beer and lobster rolls in Boston. The city is home to a rich and diverse food scene with dishes hailing from Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and Latin America. It’s safe to say, Boston has something for every traveler. Whether you like Boston baked beans, craft beer, seafood, history, or parks, “Beantown” is sure to entertain you. Now that COVID vaccines are on the market, many will travel for the first time since the start of the pandemic. Whether you like the beach life or are always in search of that next great meal, Boston should be a city on your travel list this year. Here’s a list of the must-see places and restaurants you’ll want to experience on your first trip to Boston.