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Tailor-made School Trips to Boston

Overview
Reasons to Visit
Places to Stay
  • Overview

    School trips to Boston offer those traveling the chance to visit the number one historic city in the United States. With its pivotal role at the very centre of American history, Boston is a very popular centre for students to visit and a great destination for a school trip or educational tour.

    It was the first city in the world to develop an historical waterfront based on its past and has a very different feel to other American cities.

    School trips to Boston are perfect for those studying history and provide a unique insight into European influences on an American city.

  • Reasons to Visit
    1. New England Aquarium

      There are more than 70 exhibits that feature aquatic animals and habitats from around the world. Watch sharks, sea turtles, green moray eels and colourful tropical fishes in a giant, four-storey coral reef exhibit

    2. Franklin Park and Zoo

      The Tropical Forest, complete with gorillas, pygmy hippos, leopards and tropical birds is the main draw.

    3. Boston Harbour Tour by boat

      See the renowned sites of Boston Harbor on these captivating tours. Guides take you through the past, present and future of this historic city.

    4. Harvard University Tour

      A guided tour is possible at this world famous university, which is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States of America. In 1986, the university celebrated its 350th anniversary. On the tour the group will be able to see Harvard's rich sampling of American history and architecture from the Colonial period to the present. The group will also learn about the University's libraries and diverse museums.

    5. Basketball Hall of Fame

      The game of basketball began in 1891 and the Basketball Hall of Fame's mission is to preserve and promote the game at all levels. It also serves as basketball's ultimate library of history. Groups need to book at least 2 months in advance.

    6. Faneuil Hall

      Faneuil Hall and the adjacent Quincy market form one of the country's first mixed-use commercial developments and are now Boston's most popular tourist destination. Fish sellers and butchers still have stalls in Quincy Markets warehouse, but there are now various attractions such as piano bars, coffee bars, restaurants etc. There are also regular street performers.

    7. Science, Technology and Cyberarts festivals

      Every April the Cambridge Science & Technology festival and the Boston Cyberarts festival include a collaboration of artists working in new technologies in all media in North America where groups can join in on lectures and events held throughout the month.

  • Places to stay
    • Constitution Inn Hotel

      The hotel is located at the head of the Freedom Trail in the historic Charlestown Navy Yard. The Constitution Inn is the perfect base from which to enjoy Boston’s rich history, culture, museums and nightlife. All rooms have private facilities and TV. The hotel has free wireless internet, a pool and fitness centre.

    • Courtyard Boston Tremont Hotel

      Centrally located in the Theatre District, only blocks from Copley Square, historic Southend and China Town -2 bedded rooms -TV, internet access, telephone, hair dryer -Lounge, café, meeting rooms

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