Founded in 1630, Boston is one of the oldest cities in the US, full of beautiful, historic New England architecture. And home of world renown universities.
Boston is the largest city in New England, and its de facto capital.
Home to over 50 Universities and Colleges, Boston has an energetic vibe with young students, a walkable downtown area full of restaurants, bars, shopping, and nightlife. And one of the best public transportation systems in the USA.
Top schools in the Boston area: Harvard University and MIT (Ivy League universities), Tufts, Boston University, Boston College, Northeastern University, and many more. The city is vibrant with student life.
Boston is a food mecca, with lots of restaurants of both world ethnic cuisines and local farm-to-table dishes. Home of some of the best signature seafood.
Just 1 hour from Providence by MBTA Commuter Rail ($11.50), and easy public transportation to other smaller historic suburbs for day trips.
4 hours from NY by bus or train.
Easy day trip options to Cape Cod and New England beach towns.