Boston, city is the capital of Massachusetts. It’s a great place to go to if you like the sea. The puritans settled in Boston in the 1600’s.
Boston has been defined and shaped by its history for nearly 400 years. On the 16th of December of 1773.
The Boston Tea Party became a significant event in the growth of the American Revolution.
The American Revolutionary War began near Boston in 1775.
Between 1800 and 1900 Boston changed from a relatively simple and ethnically English ancestry city to a ethnically diverse city.
Boston has a population of more than 560,000 people; many of which are Italian, Irish, and Jews.
Between 1940 and 1960, many African Americans migrated from the southern states and occupied portions of Roxbury and Dorchester.
From the 1940’s through the 1970’s many Puerto Ricans arrived in Boston.
Boston is also know for it’s prestigious universities, Harvard University is known for helping to shape some of the greatest minds of the country.
There are 34 small islands that border the coast of Boston, thirteen of the islands are included in the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area.
Some of the most impressive sights are Fort Warren on Georges Island.
There is a public beach on Spectacle Island. The countries oldest light house is in Georges islands.
There are also trails, dunes and forests. there is also a beach and camping area at Lovells Island.
Massachusetts has alot of great beaches to choose from, there’s one for every taste, here are a few of them:
Nantucket – Cisco Beach
Cisco Beach is a surfing paradise. There is no public transportation to this beach. Once there you can surf or take advantage of one of the surfing classes, and start riding the waves in no time.
Province town – Race Point Beach
Beautiful beach with calm waves, The sand is lighter than the others. Great for photos. Good if you have small children.
East-ham – Coast Guard Beach
It’s been called one of the top ten cleanest beaches in the country. Lots of salt marshes providing a flash look at nature. Great source of salt. Let’s keep it clean and protected.
Wellfleet – Cahoon Hollow
Cahoon Hollow Beach has great high sand cliffs beach with breathtaking views.
Martha’s Vineyard – Menemsha Beach
Menemsha beach is a calm wave beach – great for families with small children.
It’s also a great place to go to get fried clams, steamed lobsters, or just plain fresh sea food. Menemsha is the serene choice of the busy Vineyard beaches.
It’s great to stroll down the cliff into the sea, it’s like those cliffs you see on those great black and white films.
Have lunch on top of the cliff, some tours include it.
Boston is also known for it’s state houses, among which are the homes of Samuel Adams, and Paul Reeve.
e also trails, dunes and forests. there is also a beach and camping area at Lovells Island.
Berthed at Pier 1 on the Harbor-walk, the USS Constitution is the world’s oldest commissioned navel vessel afloat, and still sets sail every Fourth of July to commemorate America’s independence.
Completed in 1826, the Quincy market is well known for its architectural style; as it is for the food that is offered inside – its more than 20 restaurants and 40 stalls.
The market is known as a family-friendly spot where tourists and locals can grab a quick bite on the cheap.
Another of Bostons attractions is the New England Aquarium it embodies a large exhibit of sea life, exotic jellyfishes, stingrays, seals and penguins.
In sum Boston is the place to visit, I hope you enjoy your visit and let me know about the places you visited.
Boston has great hotels, motels, car rentals and restaurants.
Have a great time ……