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Best 5 Boston Attractions - Freedom Trail, Fenway Park, Cambridge, Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Cheers

Best 5 Attractions to Visit in Boston

Dec 18, 2013

Say you only have the weekend to travel to Boston and not sure where to visit. Fret no more! Although there are lots of sights and wonderful places to stop at Boston, there are some places that should not be missed when visiting Boston.

Freedom Trail

You might not think much of a brick road, but this 2.5 mile long red path that goes through downtown Boston is actually a guide that leads you to 17 significant historic sites.

Starting from Boston Common to Bunker Hill, you will notice that along this trail there are simple ground markers that explain events, graveyards, churches and other historic buildings, and even a historic naval frigate on the way. Some sites are free, some requires a small admission fee or even donations.
Here is the list of the 17 sites along Freedom Trail:

  • Boston Common
  • Massachusetts State House
  • Park Street Church
  • Granary Burying Ground
  • King’s Chapel
  • King’s Chapel Burying Ground
  • Benjamin Franklin Statue & former site of Boston Latin School
  • Old Corner Bookstore
  • Old South Meeting House
  • Old State House
  • Site of the Boston Massacre
  • Faneuil Hall
  • Paul Revere House
  • Old North Church
  • Copp’s Hill Burying Ground
  • Bunker Hill Monument
  • USS Constitution

Fenway Park

As one of America’s favorite baseball stadiums, the Fenway Park is a place you shouldn’t miss. Even if you are not able to catch a baseball game there, you can join in a 50-minute tour that is offered daily at the stadium. Since you are at the vicinity, you can also grab a beer or a meal at The Bleacher Bar, situated in Fenway Park itself and built under the bleachers in the center field. For more information on game tickets or the stadium itself, call 877-733-7699.

Cambridge

This area is home to the two most prestigious universities in the United States: Harvard, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). With its architectural beauty and the diversity of shops and restaurants, you will not be bored. Other than coffee shops and shopping, you can also visit Longfellow House, a mansion that is yellow in color that once belonged to poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Faneuil Hall Marketplace

If you took the Freedom Trail, the Faneuil Hall is one of the sites you will visit. The original hall was built in 1742, and the architecture is stunning. At the marketplace that now includes North Market, Quincy Market and South Market buildings, you can grab a bite at one of the canopies, or just stroll around in a push cart while shopping for unique items laid out at the marketplace. There are also street performances scattered around the marketplace that you can enjoy.

Cheers

This bar is the same one that was used to film the opening credits of the Cheers ‘90s sitcom. Relive the nostalgia of this place as you quietly sing “Where Everybody Knows Your Name” as you sit down for a pint or two.

Charter Bus Boston can save you time, effort and money

For an easy trip to Boston, why not charter a coach bus. That way, you will be all fresh and full of energy by the time you reach there, all ready to visit these wonderful places. Call 1-800-304-1993 for a quote or more information.