Boston is the largest city in New England, and an internationally renowned hub of education, performing arts and finance. Its historic sites, research institutions and sports stadiums give the city a unique flavor and attract over 16 million visitors every year. It is common for tourists and visiting executives to use limousine rentals for transport around the city, as they offer great comfort, convenience and luxury, and enable visitors to customize their trips and get the most out of their Boston experience.
If you are visiting the city for the first time or for a short period of time, you may be overwhelmed by the choices on offer. It is crucial to plan your Boston day trip in advance in order to maximize your time and capitalize on the luxury and convenience of your limo tour. The following are five must-see Boston attractions that deserve a place on your itinerary and are sure to make for an unforgettable limo tour:
Museum of Fine Art
Boston is home to many world-class museums, including the Harvard Fogg Museum, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the Science Park and the Boston Beer Museum. However, the Museum of Fine Art is the cream of the crop — and with good reason. It is the largest museum in Boston and one of the largest in the US. Its comprehensive collection of over 450,000 works — ranging from Egyptian sculptures dating as far back as 1500 BC to modern video installations — attracts over one million visitors every year. The museum boasts over 200 galleries and the largest collection of Japanese art in the world. After walking around its galleries and gardens, you will be glad to return to the comfort of your limousine!
New England Aquarium
Next, cruise on over to the nearby New England Aquarium, a pioneering and renowned public aquarium that attracts over 1.5 million visitors a year. The appeal of the aquarium can be attributed to its amazing collection of sea life: over 20,000 aquatic animals and over 500 species can be found here, including many tropical fish, sharks and eels housed in a manmade Caribbean coral reef. Even if you don’t consider yourself particularly interested in marine life, use your limousine tour to stop by for a short while and visit the aquarium’s Giant Ocean Tank — the penguin exhibit alone will be worth the trip!
Now that you have experienced both culture and nature, head on over to Newbury Street for some shopping at famous outlets and small designer boutiques. From your limousine you will be able to admire the architectural richness and urban vibrancy of the street, and emerging from your luxury vehicle at the door of an upscale store is sure to become a memorable part of your day. Newbury Street is famously known as one of the most expensive streets in the world, but even if you are not looking to shop excessively, you will find a great deal to admire and enjoy here.
No visit to Boston is complete without a visit to the headquarters of the Red Sox Nation. The Boston Red Sox have an almost mythical place in Boston history and culture, and if you want to see what the fuss is about, catch a game at Fenway Park — but be prepared to be swept up in the fervor! The city’s enduring love of their native baseball club has created many legends and unusual features in Fenway Park. The most famous of these is the « Green Monster » — an eleven meter wall in left field which was constructed as early as 1912 and has seen many renovations and additions since. Other features such as « the Triangle, » « the Lone Red Seat » and « Pesky’s Pole » all boast a rich and well-loved history that is sure to make any sport fan and Boston enthusiast’s day.
Finish your limo tour with a visit to Boston’s North End, one of the oldest and most diverse areas in the country. Its rich history is reflected in the many historical landmarks and over 100 restaurants and eating establishments which populate this small area. A limo tour of its architecture and historic landmarks and dinner at one of its many fine restaurants are sure to be the perfect end to a great Boston day tour.
A limousine tour of Boston will allow you to sit back and luxuriate in the sights and sounds of the city. You will be able to visit many different places without dealing with the hassle of traffic or public transport, while enjoying the service of a knowledgeable chauffeur. Moreover, the on-board conveniences of limousines can be as varied and stunning as your imagination and budget allow. For the best experience, plan your trip in advance and ask your limo company for any available packages and discounts.