Top Things to Do in Boston, MA, from a Cruise Ship - Feel free to add, vote or provide feedback to the list
The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts, is one of the largest museums in the United States. It contains more than 450,000 works of art, making it one of the most comprehensive collections in the Americas. With more than one million visitors a year, it is (as of 2013) the 62nd most-visited art museum in the world.
The Boston Symphony Orchestra ( BSO) is an American orchestra based in Boston, Massachusetts. It is one of the country's five major symphony orchestras commonly referred to as the " Big Five". Founded in 1881, the BSO plays most of its concerts at Boston's Symphony Hall and in the summer performs at the Tanglewood Music Center.
The Boston Pops Orchestra is an American orchestra based in Boston, Massachusetts that specializes in playing light classical and popular music. The Boston Pops was founded in 1885 as a second, popular identity of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO), founded four years earlier.
The North End is a neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, United States. It has the distinction of being the city's oldest residential community, where people have continuously inhabited since it was settled in the 1630s. Though small, only 0.36 square miles (0.93 km 2), the neighborhood has nearly one hundred establishments and a variety of tourist attractions.
Location Boston, Massachusetts Area 24 acres (97,000 m 2) Built 1837 Governing body Local NRHP Reference # 72000144 (original) 87000761 (new) Significant dates Added to NRHP February 27, 1987 (new, as NHL of Boston Public Garden alone) Designated NHLD February 27, 1987 The Public Garden, also known as Boston Public Garden, is a large park located in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts, adjacent to Boston Common.
The Freedom Trail is a 2.5-mile-long (4.0 km) red (mostly brick) path through downtown Boston, Massachusetts, that leads to 16 significant historic sites. It ranges from Boston Common to the USS Constitution in Charlestown. Simple ground markers explaining events, graveyards, notable churches and other buildings, and a historic naval frigate, are stops along the way.
The New England Holocaust Memorial is a memorial in Boston, Massachusetts. It is dedicated to the Jews who were killed in the Holocaust. Designed by Stanley Saitowitz and erected in 1995, the memorial consists of six glass towers under which a visitor may walk.