Visit Boston, Massachusetts!


Experience all that Boston offers by visiting Boston Harbor, Bunker Hill Monument, Beacon Hill, the Freedom Trail, Fenway Park, and many famous landmarks! 

Welcome to Boston!


Welcome to Boston, known as one of the most historically rich cities in the United States.  It's famous for the Boston Tea Party, baked beans, the bar from the sitcom 'Cheers,' Harvard University, and much more. Let's explore the many attractions!

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American History Boston:  One of the World's Favorite Cities

Explore the History of Boston

Founded in 1630 by Puritan settlers, Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States.  As the state capital of Massachusetts, Boston attracts visitors worldwide to its historic city.

  • Boston Massacre
  • Boston Tea Party
  • Battle of Bunker Hill
  • American Revolutionary War
  • Great Boston Fire of 1872
  • Center of Abolitionist Movement

Getting Around Boston



Car Rental

Commuter Rail

Subway (the "T")

Water Taxis/Ferries

Bike-Share Program


TIP: The "T" is the most popular form of Boston public transportation, and you'll want to take advantage of their affordable visitor passes. If you're heading from the airport to a point along the Boston Harbor, jump on a water taxi, and you'll get to your destination faster than other forms of transportation.


Historic Boston Walk the Freedom Trail

Explore Boston's History

When visiting Boston, you'll want to take the Freedom Trail walking tour to immerse yourself in the history of one of the oldest cities in America.  As the state capital of Massachusetts, Boston's history runs deep, including the American Revolutionary War and Boston Tea Party.  Experience a time in history when Puritan settlers founded the Boston area, and a shipment of tea was thrown into the ocean to retaliate against taxes. 

You'll appreciate the Freedom Trail history whether you want to do a self-guided tour or join a guided tour.  If you're going without a guide, download a Freedom Trail map to ensure you don't miss any of the 16 historic stops along the 2.5-mile route.  Here's a taste of what you'll see on the Freedom Trail:

  • Massachusetts State House
  • Ebenezer Hancock House
  • The Paul Revere House
  • Bunker Hill Monument
  • USS Constitution
  • King's Chapel
  • Old City Hall

You'll Love it Here

Buying a Home

If you dream of living in Boston, let's make it happen!

Explore many housing options, from single-family homes to condos and townhouses to high-rises. Whether you want to live in the city or the suburbs, Boston offers a great way of life!

  • Get prequalified for a mortgage
  • We'll find you a real estate agent
  • Meet with the agent
  • Buy a home in Boston!

Fun For The Whole FamilyNew England Aquarium

More Aquatic Species Than You Can Imagine!

Head down to the wharf with your family and spend an afternoon at the New England Aquarium in Boston.  The aquarium features thousands of aquatic animals, including Rockhopper Penguins, Green Sea Turtles, Cownose Ray, and Northern Fur Seals, and more fish varieties than you can count. 

You'll be mesmerized by the Indo-Pacific Coral Reef, a 9,000-gallon, floor-to-ceiling concave tank at the aquarium. Be on the lookout for Balloonfish, Lionfish, Tomato Clownfish, Longnose Butterflyfish, and Orangespine Unicornfish.  There is so much to see at the New England Aquarium!



Did You Know? A City of Firsts

Historic Boston Started in All

Boston is a historic city in the United States and therefore comes with many firsts.  

  • America's first subway (1897)
  • Oldest public park in the U.S., Boston Common
  • First Dunkin' Donuts located near Boston
  • First Chocolate Factory in the U.S.
  • First American Lighthouse was built in Boston
  • First Thanksgiving in the U.S. was celebrated in Boston
  • First college in N. America, Harvard



Let's Explore!  Activities In & Around Boston

There are so many activities and sites to see in Boston:

  • Trolley Tours
  • Quincy Market
  • Martha's Vineyard
  • Museum of Fine Arts
  • Boston Public Garden
  • Boston Harbor Cruises
  • Whale Watching Cruise
  • Fenway Park (pictured)
  • Boston Breweries Tours
  • New England Aquarium
  • The Freedom Walking Trail
  • Boston Tea Party Ship & Museum


City Life

Housing Stats

The average price of homes is approximately $799,000 (Nov. 2022)

Boston offers a variety of home-buying options, including living near the water!  As you search for a home to buy, consider a single-family home, townhouse, or condo.  Since the average price of homes is elevated, consider living just outside the city to save money.

  • Cost of living (average homeowner):  $2,899/month
  • Average home price: $799,000
  • Residential property tax:  $10.88/$1,000 dollar value



Area Stats

Boston is nicknamed "Beantown" (among others)

Boston's nickname "Beantown" because the region is popular for Boston baked beans.

Enjoy a trip to Boston between June and mid-September, and you'll enjoy temperatures in the mid 70's F to low 80's F.  

  • Elevation:  141 feet
  • Land area:  89.63 mi2
  • Approx. population: 4.3 million (2022)
  • Median resident age:  32.4 years old



Average Income

$76,298 is the median income in Boston (but higher-paying jobs abound!)

Boston is the 24th largest city out of 50 cities in the U.S.  Common jobs in the area include internships, administrative assistants, and research assistants. Popular jobs include physician assistant, medical and health services manager, and software developer.  Here are some of the most common jobs:

  • Internships
  • Sales Associates
  • Research Assistants
  • Administrative Assistants

Moving to Boston, Massachusetts

Would you like to live in Boston?

Boston Offers Big City Living and Cultural Diversity

If you would like to live in Boston, you'll enjoy entertainment galore, culture, history, and outstanding restaurants.  Ranked #7 for one of the best places to live for quality of life, Bostonians enjoy sporting events at Fenway Park,  museums, time on the Charles River and in local parks. 

If you're interested in moving to Boston, you can choose from a variety of home styles, historic to modern, and diverse neighborhoods.  Reach out to a real estate agent today to find your perfect home.  

  • Detached, Semi-Detached Homes
  • Single-Family Homes
  • Condos, Townhouses
  • Highrises