From the moment you arrive in this historic and cultured city, you’ll know what sets Boston apart.
Cross from Boston Common over Charles Street to the famous Boston Public Garden and you’ve traveled back in time, from one of North America’s first public parks (founded in 1634) to America’s first public botanical garden, built two centuries later. Find out more Boston Firsts >>
Walk down Summer Street from busting South Station into the Fort Point neighborhood, once the world capital of wool. Walk further still and you’re into the heart of Boston’s newest neighborhood, dubbed the Innovation District. The Boston Convention & Exhibition Center is up ahead, and so is the city’s future. And that’s just for starters. Peruse this section to find out what makes this city unique. Why Boston? Learn how in Boston, it’s about changing the world >>