Attractions to visit in Boston
Boston, Massachusetts is a popular tourist destination due to its unique character that is rich in culture and history. Tourists who visit Boston will experience watching hometown sports teams, spectacular arts, incredible museums, and learn a fascinating history.
If you have never visited Boston, you will be overwhelmed from all that there is to see and do. However, there are three must visit attractions in Boston everyone should see when spending time in this charming American city.
The Freedom Trail: The Freedom Trail is a world famous trail that attracts tourists from all over the world. When you walk along the two-and-a-half-mile Freedom Trail, you will experience Boston on a personal level. The trail begins at Boston Common and ends in Charlestown at the Bunker Hill Monument.
You will see the city’s most famous historical landmarks. You can leisurely stroll along the trail and view all of the Revolutionary landmarks. Make sure you set aside a couple of hours to take your time and experience the best of Boston. Admission to sites along the trail is free except for the Old State House, the Paul Revere House, and the Old South Meeting House.
Museum of Science: Visiting the museums in Boston is an incredible experience. The Museum of Science at Science Park is absolutely astounding with more than 600 interactive exhibits. The incredible exhibits explore technology, computers, algae, complex systems, maps, birds, models, dinosaurs, and much more. Popular exhibits include an IMAX theater, the Virtual Fish Tank, and a planetarium. The museum features a two-story high 2.5 million-volt Van de Graaff generator.
The Science in the Park exhibit uses objects such as skateboards and playground equipment to teach children about physics. The Hayden Planetarium has a state-of-the-art projection system that displays a star show, shows about black holes, astronomical enigmas, and laser light shows with rock music. The Mugar Omni Theater shows IMAX movies from a five-story domed screen.
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