Boston Downtown is really the city’s heart, hosting the headquarters of many agencies and companies in the area, the City Hall and the State House as well. It has a European feel, with pedestrianized streets, street performers, historic sites and a popular large public area that is near Faneuil Hall. It is also a shopper’s sanctuary, offering everything from cozy boutiques to large departmental stores.
It is located at the center of Cambridge. It includes the triangular plaza, J.F. Kennedy Street, the business district and Harvard University. The private research university, established in 1639, has rich history, wealth and influence to make it list among the most prestigious universities in the world. A tour around the university will definitely leave you informed and thirsty for knowledge.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
This is another private university for research that is in Cambridge, which heightens the pride of Boston. It was founded in 1861 as a response to the growth of industrialization in the US. It is traditionally known for education and research in engineering and physical sciences.
There are a good number of companies offering cruising services along the Charles River. The river has a length of 80 miles, traveling through 23 different cities and towns. You can go on a cruise tour and enjoy all the scenery or participate in sculling, rowing or sailing among other water activities.