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Travel Guide to Boston

In many ways, Boston is the most important city in the history of the USA. It was here that the seeds of rebellion against British rule were sown, and here where the revolution that created the republic began. By American standards, Boston is an old city with plenty of buildings including the city hall, and a number of churches that date back more than here hundred years. Boston now though is as much a commercial destination as it is a centre of heritage. The city boasts top notch shopping facilities, and is a great alternative to New York for anyone wanting to stock up on presents ahead of Christmas.

Sights to see in Boston

Leave time to explore Boston in order to see some of the sights. The Boston highlights every visitor should see, the Freedom Trail is great to see for yourself. The Museum of Fine Arts are definitely worth exploring! Boston’s culture offers loads to see!

We recommend booking a Boston tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Boston based guides who will show you Boston’s less well known attractions.

Quick Guide to Sport in Boston

As everyone knows, Boston’s overwhelmingly favourite pastime is American Football, and the best-known team is New England Patriots at their home: Gillette Stadium. Each year, the biggest event in Boston’s sporting calendar is the Deutsche Bank PGA Golf Championship, which takes place at the TPC of Boston - tickets can be hard to get, so book in advance!

Sights to see in Boston

Leave time to explore Boston in order to see some of the sights. The Boston highlights every visitor should see, the Freedom Trail is great to see for yourself. The Museum of Fine Arts are definitely worth exploring! Boston’s culture offers loads to see!

We recommend booking a Boston tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Boston based guides who will show you Boston’s less well known attractions.

Boston Weather

It is simple to find the best weather in Boston courtesy of our easy to read climate guide to Boston. The table below displays annual temperature trends in Boston throughout the year to show you what weather to expect in Boston.

Tips For Driving in Boston

If you plan to drive a car while in Boston, make sure you get an International Driving Permit valid for the USA. You can book them with the AA, before going to Boston.

When you drive in Boston, in common with the rest of the USA, you need to drive on the right hand side of the road. You can book car hire in Boston quickly and conveniently online before you go to the USA. There's a choice of convenient car hire depots in Boston where you can collect your hire car.

Boston Airport Overview

The Logan International Airport lies roughly 4 miles northeast from Boston. The airport, whose international IATA code is BOS is only about 7 hours flight from London. Regular buses operate into Boston, and taxis are also available. Logan International Airport offers plenty to do including shops offering souvenirs of Boston.

Boston UK Consulate Details

If you get into trouble in Boston, or just need some advice, the Boston British Consulate is the place to go.

British Consulate General
One Memorial Drive, 15th Floor
Cambridge
MA 02142

Telephone: (1) 617 245 4500

Quick Guide to Boston

City Name: Boston
Country: USA
Language: English
Currency: US Dollar
Time Difference: GMT - 5
Electricity Supply: 110/120V AC 60Hz
Mobile Phone: GSM 1900

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