Student Life

Life in Boston

Fenway Park

Boston, Massachusetts--Where the seeds of the American Revolution were planted, and the Freedom Trail offers an informal tour of several famous historical sites. Boston is a major center for the arts, with internationally regarded museums, a rich theatre tradition, and a busy concert schedule featuring A-list entertainers. A half a million people crowd the Esplanade every July 4th for the Boston Pops concert and Fireworks Spectacular.

Boston is a dynamic sports hub as well, with teams representing all four major sports, not to mention the world-famous Boston Marathon and the annual Head of the Charles Regatta. Unique cafes and eateries, shopping for things large and small and much more is only a few steps or an MBTA subway ride away!

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Cultural Activities: Museum of Fine Arts, Boch Center, Freedom Trail, Boston Museum of Science, Institute of Contemporary Art, New England Aquarium and the Boston Children's Museum.

Shopping: Newbury Street, Harvard Square, Copley Place, Prudential Center.

Sporting Events: Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics, Boston Bruins, Head of the Charles Regatta.

Special Events: Boston Symphony Orchestra-outdoor concerts, Earth Day, Fourth of July celebrations and First Night activities.

Night Life: Cafes, theaters, the Wilbur, dance and music clubs on Lansdowne Street, concerts at the TD Garden. You can also check out Shear Madness and Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse for student rush tickets!

Learn even more about Boston by visiting the official tourism page.


Hatch Shell bandstand on the Esplanade.
Did you know that the famous Cheers bar was styled after the Bull & Finch bar on Beacon Street?
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