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Lace up your cross-trainers and make your way down cobblestone streets to discover captivating Boston, Massachusetts. One of the oldest cities in America, Boston maintains an alluring culture distinct from any other metropolis. History lies thick through the grounds of Boston where famous landmarks and national icons disburse through the city like fans leaving the “Gah-den.”
If you are fortunate to arrive in March, you have the opportunity to partake in Saint Patrick’s Day festivities, the first of which took place on March 17, 1737. As the luck of the Irish would have it, Boston’s Restaurant Week also begins on this jolly day. So grab yourself a green beer and head on down to South Boston to enjoy the 112th Saint Patrick’s Day parade.
Care to follow the steps that led to American Independence? Hop onto the Freedom Trail and navigate through 2.5 miles of over 16 historic landmarks. You’ll be able to examine monuments such as Bunker Hill, Paul Revere’s House and the USS Constitution. Fuel up by stopping off at Quincy Market for some authentic New England “Chow-dah” and delight in street theater from music groups, comedy routines and balancing jugglers.
Sports are a major part of the city’s culture and Boston fans are known for their extreme devotion to their teams. Fenway Park, home of the Red Sox, is the oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball. America’s most beloved ballpark offers daily tours that allow you to achieve a behind-the-scenes look at parts of the park that are usually off limits. Baseball season kicks off April 1st (no I’m not foolin’ ya) and goes into late September.