Travel to Martha’s Vineyard is all about relaxing outdoors, breathing in the fresh ocean air and snapping copious photos of the abundant wildlife and landscape in this island jewel.
Travel geeks, rejoice! There’s certainly no shortage of educational things to see and do in Boston. As one of the oldest, most historic cities in the country, it offers a multitude of attractions for history buffs. But, beyond that, there’s plenty to see for nature lovers and self-proclaimed geeks as well. Here are just four of our favorite attractions.
To understand Boston’s storied history, a visit to Harvard University is practically required. Having recently celebrated its 375th anniversary, it’s officially the nation’s oldest higher learning institution.
The oldest neighborhood in Boston, Charlestown was built in 1629, although it was originally separate from Boston. Exploring this scenic waterfront neighborhood, you’ll discover many attractions relating to outdoor beauty and Boston heritage, as well as many delicious restaurants, cafes and lively bars.
For those who love to celebrate national holidays, Boston is the place to be. Whether it’s Christmas or July 4th, this New England hub of festivities has something for everyone. You can watch fireworks over Boston Harbor or in town over parks like Boston Common, or head to one of the many events taking place.
Sometimes the best way to appreciate your hometown during the holiday season is to leave it. Boston natives and those looking to see and do something different around the city should head to nearby Newport, Rhode Island.