Boston has 27 different neighborhoods to visit, each with its own style and tone. Below are a few to visit during your trip.
Back Bay is an upscale neighborhood in the heart of Boston where the famous Newbury Street is located. It houses lively bars and a vivid restaurant scene. Don't forget to check out the famous Boston Library. Unlike most libraries, the Boston Library resembles a museum with its detailed architecture and grandiose entrance.
The North End is Boston's oldest residential neighborhood and is known as Boston's Little Italy. While you are in the North End, be sure to visit Paul Revere's home.
Boston's newest neighborhood, the Seaport District, is part of the Port of Boston on Boston Harbor. Here you can find many commercial buildings as well as an upcoming restraurant scene. This neighboorhood is also where ICA is located, home to exciting contempory art and live performances.
Downtown is a mix of the old and new Boston. It includes Post Office Square, the Exchange Place, International Place complexes, and the landmark Custom House Tower. It is also the home of the 18th-century Old South Meeting House, where a meeting of more than 5,000 colonists resulted in the Boston Tea Party of 1773. Vsit the famous Boston Commons and Public Garden, both located downtown.
Boston's Chinatown neighborhood is the third largest in the country. Here you will find everything from traditional bakeries to retail shops.