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Location Spotlight: Boston, Massachusetts
Massachusetts' capital city dates back to 1630 as the oldest city in the country. As the center of the Boston Tea Party, an influential protest of the American Revolution, Boston is riddled with historical sights. The culture & history scene is rich and diverse with an endless list of eateries and plenty of things to see and do. You will definitely decide to extend your assignment here!
Select Oyster Bar: Boston is teeming with seafood options, and this classy restaurant is a must for seafood lovers. The dishes focus squarely on fresh seafood with a wide variety of options besides their signature oysters.
Pizzeria Regina: Family owned since 1926, Regina is spread throughout Massachusetts. Their signature brick-oven is so beloved that the Boston Red Sox named it the team's official pizza!
Taiwan Cafe: Found in Boston's Chinatown, this restaurant serves an extensive selection of Taiwanese dishes. Chinatown is an essential visiting location for good food and cultural immersion!
Isabella Steward Gardner Museum: An art collector redesigned her Venetian palazzo-inspired home into a museum for education and public enjoyment. Interestingly, the biggest unsolved art heist in modern history took place in this museum! You can still observe the empty frames where the stolen art was once displayed.
Boston Public Garden: Located in the heart of the city, this famous Victorian-era garden attracts visitors from all over. Make sure to visit the first public botanical garden in America!
The Paul Revere House: This wooden house is the oldest house in downtown Boston, and was home to patriot Paul Revere from 1770-1800. It was restored in 1908 by architects and was opened to the public as one of the earliest historic home museums!
Skywalk Observatory: Visit the 50th floor of the Prudential tower and experience a 360-degree view of the city. Here you can see a bird's eye view of the various Boston landmarks!
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum: Dive into the history of America by visiting the authentically restored tea ships! This unique museum offers interactive, virtual experiences that last about one hour. It is such an immersive experience that takes you back in time.
Fenway Park: Home of the Boston Red Sox, Fenway Park is the oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball. If you're a sports fanatic, attend a game, take a tour, or attend a concert!
New England Aquarium: The aquarium is a top visitor attraction in Boston with more than 1.3 million visitors a year! Gently touch sharks and stingrays at the touch tanks, view the mesmerizing 200,000 gallon coral reef exhibit, and enjoy visiting thousands of aquatic animals at the aquarium.
- The oldest public park in the USA is the Boston Common, which was established in 1634. It is still a popular area for people to gather.
- America's first subway was built in Boston in 1897.
- The biggest art heist in history took place in Boston. More than $500 million worth of paintings were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum in 1990.
- Happy hours have been banned in Boston since 1984 after a drunk driver killed 20-year old Kathleen Barry.
- Every year on December 16, there is a reenactment of the Boston Tea Party at the Boston Harbor.
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