In terms of patriotic history, Boston has a good deal to brag about; the city has been home (for good or ill) to the Boston Tea Party, Battle of Bunker Hill and infamous Boston Massacre. So, it’s no surprise Beantown loves a good Fourth of July celebration. The city offers no shortage of annual Independence Day events and festivals, but here are a few of our favorites.
The summer can feel unbelievably brief in New England. Now that warm weather is finally here, it’s time to step outside and take advantage of everything Boston has to offer. Here are some of our favorite experiences in and out of the city this season.
As a native Rhode Islander, Providence is my official hometown. But Boston has always felt like a warm, loving step-parent to me. So I never tire of exploring its beautiful, historical neighborhoods, and there’s no better way to see them than on foot. On a recent overcast Sunday afternoon, I joined a North End-Little Italy photography tour to explore the city’s most restaurant-heavy enclave.
Nowhere else in the United States does Irish culture and pubs better than Boston. The confluence of both means the city is home to the best Irish pubs in the country. While it’s difficult to find a bad pub in Beantown, it helps to know a few of the best. Here are four of the city’s top Celtic watering holes.
Boston takes up most of Massachusetts’ tourist spotlight but, while Beantown is a great city, there are numerous other destination-worthy cities and towns throughout the state. Here are five of our favorites.