Boston is the largest city in New England and the capital of Massachusetts (MA). Boston is considered the only major U.S. city that can easily be explored on foot. A red stripe on the sidewalk, the “Freedom Trail” leads to the important historical sites. In addition, there is the subway (the inhabitants of Boston as the “T”) and a good bus network. Responsible for public transport is Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.
The sogannte T is the subway system of Boston. Fare is $ 2.00 or with a so-called Charlie Card only $ 1.70 (which is available and charged at any T station. You may want to change it so often, but when you go outside, the ride is over. It is worth To purchase a daily or weekly ticket, if you come already from the beginning know that you travel a lot with the T. The 7-day ticket costs $ 15 and this one has quickly get out. There are also commuter trains, but they are quite expensive . Therefore, it is better to take the bus. In the subway you have to watch where the train is moving, because driving on a track some more routes.
For visitors it is advisable to purchase the GoBoston card , thus saving you money and possibly long waiting times. In particular, the Six Flags over New England amusement park is included in Springfield, which is worth the money!
Science Museeum are issued quite different topics, such as math, dinosaurs, space travel. Of particular note is one of the largest Tesla generators. There are regular demonstrations are made with huge lightning. Mapparium actually a Christian meeting and exhibition. However, one can look at a globe from the inside. You go into the world and can see in the rest countries and continents. An absolute highlight. Aquarium in the middle is a giant tank with thousands of fish. Around the tank stairs to go upstairs, where small aquariums.
In Boston there is as good as anything to eat. Due to its proximity to the harbor there are also many good fish restaurants. A popular dish in New England ‘s Clam Chowder : A mussel soup that is served in a bowl or white bread (in the form of a cup). Fans of Italian food should be strictly in North End stop by! For Asian cuisine, of course, in Chinatown .