Honeymoons in Boston
You’ll be witness to a lovely mix of old and new on your honeymoon in Boston. Boston is located on the east coast of the United States, and is the capital city of the state of Massachusetts. Founded in 1822 as a homesteading village, Boston oozes a distinct old European feel and is one of the oldest cities in the United States. A honeymoon in Boston will intrigue you as you discover the city which hosted some of the most important events in the history of the United States, including the Boston Tea Party, the American Revolution, and the Boston Massacre. Enjoying the status of a major centre for higher education and medicine, Boston is proud of its prominent intellectual reputation.
A favourite location for filming in the United States, Boston’s bright fall foliage is well known and admired. You can enjoy the romantic setting provided by the many warmly coloured red and yellow leaves while taking intimate walks during your honeymoon in Boston. Boston is an international city, where people from all different cultural backgrounds come together. Also a major centre for classical music and religion, Boston is the social hub of New England. You won’t run short on cultural entertainment options while on honeymoon in Boston, and you’ll be able to choose from museums, live concerts, historical tours, and other exciting activities. Home to the Boston Red Sox, the Boston Bruins, the Boston Celtics and the New England Patriots, among other teams and professional organizations, a honeymoon in Boston will be a hit with sports fans.
If you’re thinking of what to do during your honeymoon in Boston, check out the following list for some tips!
- Spend an afternoon on Newbury Street. Whether you’re looking for excellent shopping or dining options, you’re bound to find something along the eight blocks of Boston’s most enchanting street.
- Follow the red brick path which marks the Freedom Trail, and you will discover 16 of the most historically significant sites in the city. A great option whether you are interested in history or just want to explore.
- Visit all of the sites and attractions that call to you by signing on for a Hop On Hop Off Bus Trolley Tour. You’ll be able to determine your own itinerary and schedule, making sure that you see only what you want.
Key Facts for Boston
Currency: U.S Dollar
Flight time: 20 hours from Sydney
When to Honeymoon in Boston
When to go:
Due to its location on the east coast, Boston experiences a continental, maritime influenced climate. Temperatures reach above 20 degrees Celsius during the warm, wet summers, and regularly fall below freezing in the winters, when snow and wind should be expected. Plan your honeymoon in Boston for the spring or autumn months, and you’ll be rewarded with milder weather and pleasant temperatures. Spring and summer bring fog and thunderstorms, so you’ll need to remember an umbrella and a rain jacket if you take your honeymoon in Boston during those times.
United Airlines offer flights from Sydney through Los Angeles to Boston with a total flying time of approximately 30 hours (this changes depending on how many stops).
A visa is not needed for Australian visitors entering the United States for their honeymoon in Boston. You will, however, need to have a valid passport. At least 72 hours before you leave Australia you will need to complete an application for a visa waiver. This mandatory for all travelers, and you will not be permitted to board the plane without it. The application is free of charge, and you can complete it online at https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov. An excellent public transportation system makes renting a car in Boston redundant, as is the case in most larger cities in the United States.
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Getting Married in Boston
If you haven't thought about a weddings abroad in Boston, then you are definitely missing out. Boston is a city that's in juxtaposition. It has a great blend of heritage and modernity, vibrant towns and rolling countryside, cold winters and warm summers, gourmet restaurants and pizza parlours. All of these things sit comfortably together side by side and make up the fabric of what Boston is today. Being the capital of Massachusetts, Boston was first recognised as a small homestead town back in 1822 and as a result is one of the oldest cities in the States. It has a distinctly 'old European' feel to it and has been at the heart of many historical events which make up the fledgling history of the USA such as the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party and the American revolution. There are some great hotels in Boston which are more than capable of hosting a wedding that you won't forget.
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