Life in Boston

Boston and the surrounding areas are rich in history, culture, nature, fun, and adventure. With over 20 universities located in Boston-proper alone, there is ample opportunity to participate in intellectual and enjoyable activities outside of residency.




Art

Traveling exhibits at the Museum of Fine Arts and the Institute of Contemporary Arts, independent artists’ gallery hopping in Boston’s South End

Outdoors

Jogging on the Esplanade, Sailing on the Charles River, Hiking, Beaches, Harbor Islands (i.e., Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket), Skiing, Apple Picking, Whale Watching

History

Within four hours of walking on the Freedom Trail you will come upon Paul Revere’s House, the Old North Church, John Hancock’s grave site, Bunker Hill, and the U.S.S. Constitution

Fine Dining

Boston’s Restaurant Week, Phantom Gourmet Food Festival, Wine Tasting

Music

Endless selection every night from live jazz to up and coming alternative bands at local venues, Boston Pops and Boston Symphony Orchestra to folk music.

Sports

Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, Boston Celtics, Boston Bruins

Theater

Local theater to Broadway shows


Related sites:
Boston.com
Boston 101 by Travis Dove for The Boston Globe