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Boston


Boston is the capital and most populous city of Massachusetts. As of 2005, the city of Boston's population was 596,638. Additionally, Boston lies within a large metropolitan area, the 11th largest in the United States, known as "Greater Boston", which is home to approximately 4.4 million people. Boston is not only the largest city in Massachusetts, but also in the whole of New England, and hence is often considered the unofficial cultural and business capital of the region.

Boston, Massachusetts Attractions in Boston include:

Boston Facts


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  • The principal airport serving Boston is Logan International.

  • Boston is sometimes known as the "Athens of America" because of the many teaching, educational and research institutions located in the area - including over 100 colleges and universities in the Greater Boston Area, and more than 250,000 students in Boston and Cambridge. Important education institutions in Boston include Boston University, Harvard University's business and medical schools, Northeastern University and Suffolk University. Boston University is a private research university and 4th largest employer in the city. Northeastern University is a private national research university known for its links with business and industry. Suffolk University is a small private university, particularly known for its law school.

  • Professional sports franchises in Boston include the baseball team, the Boston Red Sox, the basketball team, the Boston Celtics, and the ice hockey team, the Boston Bruins.

  • Some of the leading companies with their headquarters in Boston include Bain & Company, Bain Capital, Gilette (now a subsiduary of Proctor & Gamble), Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, New Balance and The Boston Consulting Group.

  • Boston's nicknames include "Athens of America", "B-town", "Bean Town", "BeanCity", "Beantown", "City of Notions", "Puritan City", "The Bean", "The Cradle of Liberty", "The Hub", and "The Hub of the Universe".

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Fodor's Boston (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Released: December 19th, 2017
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Moon Boston: Neighborhood Walks, Historic Highlights, Beloved Local Spots (Travel Guide)

By Cameron Sperance

Moon Travel
Released: May 19th, 2020
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  • ISBN: 164049863X
  • EAN: 9781640498631
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  • Edition: 2
  • Number of Pages: 300
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Haunted Massachusetts: Ghosts and Strange Phenomena of the Bay State (Haunted Series)

By Cheri Farnsworth

Globe Pequot
Released: June 11th, 2020
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  • ISBN: 1493046284
  • EAN: 9781493046287
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  • Format: Illustrated
  • Edition: Second
  • Number of Pages: 152
  • Author: Cheri Farnsworth
  • Publication Date: June 11th, 2020
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50 Hikes in Eastern Massachusetts (fifth) (Explorer's 50 Hikes)

By Madeline Bilis

Countryman Press
Released: August 20th, 2019
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  • ISBN: 1682683524
  • EAN: 9781682683521
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  • Edition: fifth
  • Number of Pages: 256
  • Author: Madeline Bilis
  • Publication Date: August 20th, 2019
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Fodor's New England: with the Best Fall Foliage Drives & Scenic Road Trips (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Released: March 19th, 2019
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  • ISBN: 1640971246
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  • Edition: 33
  • Number of Pages: 720
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Frommer's Boston day by day

By Leslie Brokaw

Frommermedia
Released: October 2nd, 2018
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  • Number of Pages: 184
  • Authors: Leslie Brokaw, Erin Trahan
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Lonely Planet Boston (City Guide)

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Lonely Planet
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  • Format: Illustrated
  • Edition: 7
  • Number of Pages: 256
  • Authors: Lonely Planet, Mara Vorhees
  • Publication Date: November 19th, 2019
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Not For Tourists Guide to Boston 2020

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DK Eyewitness Boston (Travel Guide)

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DK Eyewitness Travel
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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Boston (2020) (Pocket Travel Guide)

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