About Boston

MT-23 invites you to join us July 14-19, 2013 in majestic Boston, MA.

Be sure to check out the Official Guide to Boston, BostonUSA.com or the Multilingual Guide to Boston.

Click here for a map of greater Boston to include Colleges and Universities.


 

 

 

 

The most European of American cities, Boston will charm even the most discerning traveler. Perfect to be explored on foot, from the Freedom Trail to Faneuil Hall. Visit this ethnic melting pot of diversity.

Boston hosts over 12 million annual visitors from across the country and around the world. This vibrant, thriving city is renowned for its cultural facilities, world-class educational institutions, champion sports franchises, as well as its prominent place in American history. Tourism is one of New England’s largest industries and Boston is the region’s social and commercial “hub”.     

Listed below are just a few of the many things to do in Boston.

Boston Red Sox

 

Click here for the Boston Red Sox calendar.

Bunker Hill Monument


Located at the site of the first major battle of the American Revolution, the Bunker Hill Monument is both a nationally recognized historic landmark and a spot for one of the best views of Boston. The 294-step climb to the top of the Monument is free year round, open from 9:00am – 5:00pm (climbing access closes at 4:30pm).

Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Faneuil Hall has served as a marketplace and a meeting hall since 1742. Experience a festival every day! Faneuil Hall Marketplace features jugglers, clowns, magicians, mimes and musicians.
Ride the Swan Boats
For over 130 years, the Swan Boats have been a part of the Boston experience. As a welcome sign of spring, they grace the waters of the Boston Public Garden, the first botanical garden in the United States. Famed in the stories Make Way for Ducklings and The Trumpet of the Swan, the Swan Boats are the only boats of their kind in the world.
Tour the State House

Built in 1798, the “new” State House is located across from the Boston Common on the top of Beacon Hill. The land was once owned by Massachusetts first elected governor, John Hancock. Charles Bullfinch, the leading architect of the day, designed the building.

Walk The Freedom Trail

The Freedom Trail takes visitors on a tour of 16 important historical sites and immerses them in colonial history and events. You can take a self-guided tour or one of the many tours available through the National Park Service.

Tour the USS Constitution

USS Constitution is the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world. It was first launched in 1797. Constitution is one of six ships ordered for construction by George Washington to protect America’s growing maritime interests.

City of Boston
For more information on things to do in Boston, please visit http://www.cityofboston.gov/visitors/thingstodo.asp or call the Westin Copley Place and ask for the Concierge desk at [001] 617-262-9600.