Boston Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

Boston Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

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3 Popular Attractions In Massachusetts

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  • Boston Common: Park in Boston, Massachusetts.|
  • Faneuil Hall: Shopping mall in Boston, Massachusetts.|
  • Freedom Trail: 2.5-mile-long path through downtown Boston, Massachusetts, that passes by 16 locations of historical significance.|
  • Harvard Square: City center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.|
  • Institute of Contemporary Art Boston: Art museum in Boston, Massachusetts.|
  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum: Museum of international art in Boston, Massachusetts.|
  • Jiminy Peak: Ski resort in Hancock, Massachusetts.|
  • Martha's Vineyard: Island located south of Cape Cod in Massachusetts.|
  • Museum of Fine Arts Boston: Art museum in Boston, Massachusetts.|
  • Museum of Science: Science museum in Boston, Massachusetts.|
  • Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame: Basketball hall of fame museum in Springfield, Massachusetts.|
  • New England Aquarium: Aquarium in Boston, Massachusetts.|
  • Peabody Essex Museum: Art museum in Salem, Massachusetts.|
  • Six Flags New England: Amusement park in Agawam, Massachusetts.|
  • Tanglewood: Music center in Lenox, Massachusetts.|
  • USS Constitution: Historic battleship in Charlestown, Massachusetts.|
  • Wachusett Mountain: Ski resort in Princeton, Massachusetts.{
  • Massachusetts Facts:

    • Norfolk County is the birthplace of four United States presidents: John Adams, John Quincy Adams, John Fitzgerald Kennedy and George Herbert Walker Bush.
    • The first nuclear-powered surface vessel, USS Long Beach CG (N) 9, was launched at Quincy in 1961.
    • There are no happy hours at bars in Boston.
    • In the 1600s, celebrating Christmas was banned in Boston, as early pilgrims felt as if traditions had heavy ties to paganism.
    Massachusetts
    Commonwealth of Massachusetts
    Nickname(s):

    The Bay State (official)
    The Pilgrim State; The Puritan State
    The Old Colony State
    The Baked Bean State[1]
    Motto(s):

    Ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem (Latin)
    By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty
    Anthem: All Hail to Massachusetts
    Map of the United States with Massachusetts highlighted

    Map of the United States with Massachusetts highlighted
    Country United States
    Before statehood Province of Massachusetts Bay
    Admitted to the Union February 6, 1788 (6th)
    Capital

    (and largest city)

    Boston
    Largest metro and urban areas Greater Boston
    Government

    Governor Charlie Baker (R)
    Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito (R)
    Legislature General Court
    Upper house Senate
    Lower house House of Representatives
    Judiciary Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
    U.S. senators Elizabeth Warren (D)
    Ed Markey (D)
    U.S. House delegation 9 Democrats (list)
    Area

    •Total 10,565[2]sqmi (27,337km2)
    •Land 7,840sqmi (20,306km2)
    •Water 2,715sqmi (7,032km2) 26.1%
    •Rank 44th
    Dimensions

    •Length 190mi (296km)
    •Width 115mi (184km)
    Elevation

    500ft (150m)
    Highestelevation

    3,489ft (1,063.4m)
    Lowestelevation

    (Atlantic Ocean)
    0ft (0m)
    Population

    (2020[6])
    •Total 7,033,469
    •Rank 15th
    •Density 897/sqmi (346/km2)
    •Rank 3rd
    Median household income

    $77,385[5]
    •Income rank

    2nd
    Demonym(s) Bay Stater (official)[7] Massachusite (traditional)[8][9]

    Massachusettsan (recommended by the U.S. GPO)[10]

    Masshole (derogatory[11] or endearing[12])

    Language

    Official language English[13]
    Spoken language
    Time zone UTC– 05:00 (Eastern)
    •Summer (DST) UTC– 04:00 (EDT)
    USPS abbreviation
    MA
    ISO 3166 code US-MA
    Traditional abbreviation Mass.
    Latitude 41° 14′ N to 42° 53′ N
    Longitude 69° 56′ W to 73° 30′ W
    Website www.mass.gov

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    Begin your #Boston #vacation with a history lesson. Start your #sightseeing by walking the Freedom Trail for a bird’s-eye view of the American Revolution, including Boston Common and “Old Ironsides,” the USS Constitution. Stop by some of the most prestigious colleges in the nation, including Harvard and Tufts University. Continue your Boston tour with a stop at Faneuil Hall, which has served as a marketplace since 1742, and check out a variety of shops and street performers.
    No #visit to Boston is complete without paying homage at Fenway Park, where the Red Sox have held court for over a century. Don’t forget to fuel up with food afterward; Boston boasts a variety of restaurants, ranging from fresh seafood to classic Italian and everything in between.
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    0:00 – Boston
    1:07 – The Freedom Trail
    1:25 – Boston Common
    1:38 – The State House & Granary Burying Ground
    1:55 – Faneuil Hall
    2:12 – The Paul Revere House
    2:22 – Bunker Hill Monument
    2:36 – The USS Constitution
    3:00 – The Harbour
    3:28 – Beacon Hill
    3:43 – Newbury Street
    3:53 – Copley Square
    3:59 – Trinity Church
    4:08 – Skywalk Observatory
    4:39: – Fenway Park
    4:53 – The museum of Fine Arts
    5:07 – Harvard & MIT

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