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About Boston

Welcome to Boston, a place of breathtaking natural beauty, sophistication, and home to America’s deepest historical and political roots. Boston is one of the oldest cities in the country, having been settled by English colonists in 1636. It is the birthplace of the American Revolution and remains one of America’s most inspiring and welcoming destinations. It’s fun to explore Boston’s wide range of cultural and historical attractions, from the cobblestone streets to glamorous shopping districts. Fabulous dining options are available throughout the city in the neighborhoods of downtown and in hidden corners of the city. Walk in the footsteps of America’s heroes while making your own family history right here in Boston.

Geographically small, it’s easy to walk the entire city. Cultural diversity, rich educational institutions, world class medical facilities and headquarter businesses serve as backdrop to performing art centers, and cultural festivals thar fill an annual calendar. A great destination in all seasons, Boston is welcoming and charming.

For everything else there is to do in Boston - dining, shopping, music, theater, sports and more visit the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau and the City of Boston.

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