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If you are looking for an inexpensive trip to somewhere that is rich in culture and history, think about planning a trip to Boston. In the heart of our nation’s birthplace, Boston has all the entertainment, food and drink you can possibly want, and if you do it right, you can get it all at a great price. Here are some things to keep in mind when planning your trip.
Boston is a major hub for many major airlines, making it easy to get to for an affordable price. Get alerts from Delta and JetBlue to find some of the best deals for air travel to Boston. Since Boston is such a major tourist hub, it also offers a wide range of hotels to choose from. This can make it easy to find a really nice hotel room at a good price. In cities like this, with a lot of hotel options, a good option is naming your own price on Priceline, since hotels typically compete to fill up their empty rooms.
Boston is one of the oldest major cities in the country, making it a great place to learn about our country’s early history. Take a walk on the Freedom Trail, which has over 15 historic landmarks, including Paul Revere’s home, Old North Church, and the USS Constitution. You can also see the Boston Tea Party Ships, the Bunker Hill Monument, and the John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum, to round out your historical tour.
Boston is mostly known beer and New England-style food staples, which make it a great place to get your fill of food and drink. You can take a tour of the Samuel Adams brewery and get a behind-the-scenes look on how they make their most famous beers. Head to the North End to get a famous Boston Creme Pie. Head down to the water to get a taste of Boston’s famous clam chowder. Or head to Marliave, which has been in business since 1875, to grab some Boston Baked Beans to finish off your food experience.