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Boston, Massachusetts

The city of Boston, MA seems an obvious spot for students wishing to educate themselves about a variety of historical and cultural events.

While it’s true that Boston is a hot-spot for learning, the city also offers a wonderful opportunity to sit back, relax and forget about worries while you’re there.

For a true historical experience, students will not want to miss The Freedom Trail Tour, which encapsulates 16 national historic sites that detail the events leading up to the American Revolution.

It’s not your traditional cut-and-dried storytelling, either; nowhere in the world will students be able to take such an amazing walking tour that’s both historically rich and exciting.

Museum of Fine Arts BostonThe Museum of Fine Arts offers an eye-opening look at the history of the fine arts, with beautiful collections on display. Take a look at various exhibits from all over the world, including photographs, artifacts, sculptures and more.

For science buffs, a visit to The Museum of Science cannot be missed. This Boston museum is world-renowned for its educational exhibits and hands-on activities. In addition to over 600 daily exhibits and activities, the museum also hosts several special events and shows annually.

Both mind-opening and entertaining, a visit to the Huntington Theatre Company should definitely be on the itinerary. Considered Boston’s “leading professional theater,” the Huntington Theatre Company hosts several productions annually. Plan your trip around one of them!

Explore Boston further by booking a walking tour from Boston By Foot. The acclaimed tour company will take students to a specific neighborhood, explaining the history and heritage behind the architecture and the community. What’s more, the tour guides work to ensure their passion for the subject matter shines through in every walking tour. Not only will students gain an important understanding of the city’s cultural and historical significance; they will also be entertained along the way.

Of course, students will not want to miss a visit to Paul Revere’s House, one of the oldest buildings still standing in downtown Boston.

The house has become a local and national historic landmark, and students will be able to get an up close and personal look at the home of the silversmith who became a legend.

If you’ve had your fill of museums, historic sites and walking tours for the day, enjoy a Boston tradition by hitching a ride on the Swan Boats of Boston. The boats are located in the public garden, and offer passengers a breathtaking view of the scenery.

It’s a great way to relax after a long day of educational pursuits!

For additional outdoor entertainment, students will fall in love with Boston Harbor Islands. One of the newest and most extensive parks in the area, the Islands consists of 34 different islands to explore.

Students can enjoy sight-seeing, hiking, special events, bird-watching and more.

While Boston, Massachusetts has a variety of educational and historical sites of importance, it’s also a great city to relax and unwind in.

You will thoroughly enjoy the variety of things to see and do in Boston, and come back a richer person for the experience.