Explore All of New England from Boston, MA
While the city of Boston can offer more than enough activities and sights to keep travelers busy for weeks on end, Beantown is also blessed with a surrounding area rich in culture and history. From Salem to Cape Cod, the entire region has played an integral part in both the history of New England and development of the United States. And with an expansive vacation in the area you can easily immerse yourself in settings centuries old for a unique vacation that will all at once entertain and educate. Read on for just a few ideas on how to expand your next visit to Boston, Massachusetts.
Along Salem – The Witch City Tour, you will gain an intimate understanding of the tragic events that surrounded the Salem Witch Trials, as well as experience numerous other sights throughout the city that have helped raise it to prominence in a more positive light. Throughout the five and a half hour tour, you will explore the Salem Witch Museum for a broad look into the history of the trials; pass by Hawthorne’s Custom House, as popularized by the book “The Scarlet Letter;” and take a stroll through Abbot Hall, birthplace of the American Navy. While many are drawn to Salem because of its infamous tales surrounding the Witch Trials, those that actually visit will find the city has much more to offer than macabre stories of the past.
With a sandy coast, rolling dunes and near constant cool breeze, Cape Cod offers a picturesque view into the natural beauty that blankets New England, and with the Cape Cod Excursion Tour you will find a unique time of sightseeing and shopping that will open your eyes to the charms of the area. A harbor cruise, visit to the John F. Kennedy Memorial, and time for shopping at the quaint seaside markets that dot the peninsula are just some of the experiences offered throughout the Cape Cod Excursion Tour.
Certainly, you can’t visit Boston without delving into the current wonders and rich history of Boston itself. And with the Old Town Trolley Narrated Tour – Boston, you will find just such an experience as you travel through Beantown by way of trolley. Sights including Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Beacon Hill, Newbury Street, and Chinatown will all be experienced throughout the tour, with hop-on / hop-off privileges allowing you to depart the trolley at any stop, explore at your own pace, and simply catch the next trolley on the route!