Hundreds of years in the making, Boston has so much to do and so much to see. From the Red Sox at Fenway Park to the festivals of Food & Wine, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you enjoy historical tours, shopping or listening to a nationally renowned orchestra, Boston, Massachusetts has everything you need. Especially when FUSION is there in July, 2013!
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On a beautiful July afternoon, check out Fenway Park, the home of Major League Baseball's Boston Red Sox. Baseball fans have been entertained by the exploits of some of baseball's greatest players at Fenway since 1912. Can't make it to a game night? Then sign up for behind the scenes tours of Fenway Park.
Boston Public Garden is America's oldest botanical garden. You can ride on the famous Swan Boats that have returned to Boston Public Garden each spring since they were first invented in 1877 by Robert Paget. And if you come back to Boston when winter arrives, the pond is ready for ice skating.
The Museum of Fine Arts is the largest art museum in New England. Known for its vast collection of the French Impressionist, Claude Monet, it also houses the Art of the Americas Wing, and has since 2010.
If you have time for an afternoon visit, Cape Cod is just a little over an hour away from Boston. Explore Cape Cod National Seashore, bike past cranberry bogs on the Rail Trail or saunter around Sandwich, the Cape's oldest town. Don't miss Woods Hole Oceanquest, famed Martha's Vineyard or the charming Provincetown.
A walk along the two-and-a-half-mile Freedom Trail is one of the best ways to get acquainted with Boston. The ideal pace to see the most of the city's historic landmarks will take about three hours or more. So, enjoy the leisurely stroll through one of America's oldest towns.
Whether you enjoy classical or popular music, your ears will be entertained by the many gifted Boston musicians. The Symphony has been in Boston for over 130 years, and has offered a variety of musical programs over the years and is one of the world's most important training grounds for young composers, conductors, instrumentalists and vocalists. Come and listen to the mastery and the talent of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops.
Want to swim, hike, explore the ruins of an old fort and camp out under the stars at a national park? Believe it or not, you can do all of these things without leaving the city of Boston. The Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area consists of narrow isles scattered in New England's harbor, and you can visit these "hidden" outdoor spaces by boarding seasonal ferries from Quincy and Boston's Long Wharf.
Tour the Samuel Adams Brewery for a glimpse of the microbrewery's beer-making process and a sample of the finished product. The brewery is also home to the Boston Beer Museum.
Located in the heart of Copley Square, the Boston Public Library is the ideal place for literary pursuits or a quiet place for contemplation. If you're interested in architecture, there is a free tour of the building available.
Famous for being the inspiration for the television show Cheers, the former Bull & Finch Pub, now officially known as Cheers Boston, is located in Boston's Beacon Hill District. And it's still one of those places that fans of the show make a beeline for when they're in Boston.