Boston - America's original city USA

Boston - America's original city

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Due to a layout which is unlike other American cities and its prominent Irish population, Boston has always been a popular destination with travellers going stateside. Fusing the old and the new effortlessly, it has a rustic charm which is hard to find anywhere else.

Day 1  - Boston city centre

Explore Downtown Boston, between city hall and Washington Street. This is the heart of the city centre and the best place for shopping in the city. Afterwards take refuge from the crowds in Boston Common and the Public Gardens (right).

After lunch hop on one of the Duck Tours from Copley Place for an enjoying insight into the city’s history along with trip down the Charles River.

End the day in Buckowski’s Tavern (50 Dalton Street), a favourite bar among Bostonians.

Day 2  - The Freedom Trail

Embark on the Freedom Trail, Boston’s number one attraction. It passes by some of its most historic sights such as Massachusetts State House (right). The walk takes approximately three hours to complete.

North of the Charles River, Cambridge and in particular around Harvard Square is the perfect place to finish off the day. Walk through the grounds of Harvard University before checking out its many bars and restaurants.

Day 3  - The best view in Boston

One of Boston’s most famous sons is John F. Kennedy. Located on the Red T-Line (subway), the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum gives an interesting insight into his short life.

In the afternoon, for great views of the city visit the Skywalk Observatory in the Prudential Tower on Boylston Street. Entrance includes an engaging audio guide which explains the history behind many of the city’s best-known buildings.

End the day on Lansdowne Street, the most vibrant street in the city.

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