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HISTORY IN THE MAKING

Cruise from Boston, Massachusetts

Kick off your adventure in the sprawling Boston Common park. Continue to Boston Public Garden for a swan boat ride around the lagoon. Then admire the Romanesque exterior of Trinity Church in Copley Square. Cruise from Boston and relive the American Revolution at the Bunker Hill Monument. Or stop by the New England Aquarium.
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Currency Accepted U.S. Dollar (USD)
 

THE CITY
STEEPED IN HISTORY 

On a cruise from Boston, you'll discover why so many people flock to one of the oldest cities in America. Central to the places you want to visit, like the quaint coasts of the Northeast and Canada or the exotic islands of Bermuda, Barbados and Aruba, Boston is not only a doorway to the past, it's also a doorway to the future. Before embarking on your next vacation, enjoy some of the top places to visit in Boston from the sprawling greenery of Boston Common Park to the Public Garden. Walk along the iconic cobblestone streets of Beacon Hill, or follow the 2.5-mile Freedom Trail that will lead you past 16 historical sites including the grave of John Hancock and the home of Paul Revere. Boston offers countless things to discover, from colonial history to cutting edge innovation.

THE CITY OF FIRSTS

For history buffs, Boston is paradise. It's home to the first public park, first public school and first subway system in the nation, known locally as "the T." It was also home to the Big Dig, which was a massive urban planning project — one of the most expensive of all time in the U.S.  

DISCOVER THE INNOVATION

Boston is one of the most innovative cities in the world. Not only is it extremely accessible for both walkers and bikers alike, but it's home to renowned research institutions like the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard and Tufts. 

GET SPOOKED IN SALEM

Just outside of Boston, there's plenty more to explore. A quick train ride will bring you to Salem, Massachusetts. When you extend your stay, you can't miss this spooky town — known for its rich witch trial history and eerie haunted homes.  

ADVENTURE THROUGH TIME
Old American tales inspire all new adventures to Bermuda and New England.

BERMUDA

From its pastel-painted estates to its pink-sand beaches and turquoise shores, world renown diving and golfing, Bermuda is a land bursting with color and adventure.


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CANADA AND NEW ENGLAND

Fall in love with New England’s enchanting foliage, historic landmarks and small-town culture with a cruise from Boston.


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Things To Do in Boston

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Time Travel

boston massachusetts skyline uss constitution

boston massachusetts skyline uss constitution

Time Travel

Walk the 2.5-mile, red-lined Freedom Trail past 16 historical sites. See the grave of John Hancock, old meetinghouses, famous churches, the home of Paul Revere, the site of the Boston Massacre, Quincy Market and the USS Constitution— Old Ironsides— the world’s oldest commissioned warship still floating today.

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Two If By Sea

boston massachusetts light little brewster island harbor national park

boston massachusetts light little brewster island harbor national park

Two If By Sea

See Boston from the water while on a scenic sightseeing harbor cruise. Check out the city’s historic skyline, bridges spanning the Charles River, and Boston’s harbor islands. You can sail by wooden schooner, take a climate-controlled boat ride, or enjoy a fully narrated Duck Tour in a WWII-style amphibious landing craft.

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boston massachusetts harbor financial district sunset tea party ships museum

Steeped In History

Step aboard a full-scale restored 18th-century boat and explore American history at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museums during your Boston cruise. Let historical interpreters, artifacts, and an award-winning film engage you in the story of the Sons of Liberty, whose infamous political protest helped ignite the American Revolution.

boston massachusetts lobster roll cuisine
boston massachusetts lobster roll cuisine

Local Cuisine

Nothing beats eating a New England lobster roll by the harbor. And don’t miss Union Oyster House, one of America’s oldest restaurants, for Island Creek oysters and their famous clam chowder. Try Boston baked beans and scrod fish fillets. Parker House rolls and Boston cream pie were both conceived here too— and head to the North End for Italian-American fare, especially sweet cannoli.

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boston massachusetts chucks sneakers shopping

Shopping

Newbury Street offers a mix of upscale retailers and art galleries. Converse shoes were born here — design your own pair at the flagship store. Cruise to Boston and brattle Book Shop sells rare first editions in a hidden alleyway. Or stop by Faneuil Hall for handbags, scrimshaw items and jewelry hand-made by local artisans.

Insider's Tips
Insider's Tips
1 Take advantage of the Hubway bike share system— you can pick up a bike at over 160 stations, pedal around town, and then return it at another station.
2 Boston police regulate all taxis and pedi-cabs, historically called Hackney Carriages— look for the medallion that says "Boston Licensed Taxi".

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