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A holiday in Boston - in the footsteps of the American Revolution

Sure, you've already heard of the Boston Tea Party - but otherwise? The metropolis in the northeast of the USA is still in the shadow of well-known destinations such as New York and Toronto. It is worth a city trip to Boston, because here you experience American history firsthand.

Getting to Boston

You can fly from Frankfurt directly to Boston with Lufthansa. In the city itself you can get there by metro, but for trips in the area you should take a rental car. It's best to spend an entire week for your vacation in Boston. So you have enough time to visit the neighboring villages and spend a beach day at one of the beautiful beach resorts along the South Shore.

The highlights of Boston

Boston is known for its European-style downtown (Downtown), which is easy to explore on foot. There is also a large selection of American hotel chains and legends such as the Omni Parker House, opened in 1855, where Charles Dickens read from his Christmas story and John F. Kennedy stopped for Jackie's hand.

A must on your Boston vacation is a walk along the four-kilometer Freedom Trail through the city center, which leads to the main historic sites. Among other things, you see:

More tips for the city break to Boston

If you want to spend your vacation in Boston for a shopping spree, you will find plenty of opportunity. The most beautiful place is undoubtedly the Faneuil Hall Marketplace (Quincy Market) at the harbor. More than a hundred shops gather here - try local delicacies such as clam chowder (clam clam soup) and Boston Cream Pie. Of course there are also typical American shopping malls in Boston like Copley Place and the Prudential Center.

A holiday in Boston is the perfect opportunity to experience US sports live, such as the Red Sox at Fenway Park . Then look in the "Cheers" bar on a cold Sam Adams over. Boston's historic taverns and Boston's Theater District are other recommendations for enjoyable evening hours.

A holiday in Boston brings you closer to the history of the United States while giving you the opportunity to explore some of North America's most beautiful coastline. An unforgettable holiday that you will remember for a long time to come!