May 19-21, 2014
Boston University School of Management, Boston, Massachusetts
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​Boston has a multitude of things to do during every season of the year. Below you’ll find a selection of the main attractions. For a comprehensive listing, you may go to Boston
Freedom Trail
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Boston Freedom Trail
A fantastic way to see Boston in just a couple hours! For those interested in history, landmarks and cultural attractions, contact Boston Adventures for more details, the fun is all here! See Quincy Market , Faneuil Hall, Boston Common , The North End , Paul Revere’s House , USS Constitution and a lot more. Offering Boston Common or Faneuil Hall starting locations. Park in Faneuil Hall or under the Boston Common or take public transportation to meet Boston Adventures. 
Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Fine Arts


Boston’s oldest, largest and best-known art institution, the MFA houses one of the world’s most comprehensive art collections and is renowned for its Impressionist paintings, Asian and Egyptian collections and early American art.

Fenway Park

Fenway Park is the oldest Major League baseball park in the United States. Its small, intimate atmosphere really allows you to feel like you are “in the game.” On a warm summer night there is nothing better than going to the park, sipping a beer and watching the game. The park is situated rightin downtown Boston – so it is very accessible if you are visiting the area. Tickets to the game can be difficult to get, so check with your hotel concierge about getting tickets before heading over to the park.
Tip: Tickets sometimes open up 24-36 hours before game time, so you may want to try the Red Sox website once you are in town, or contact the box office directly. In addition, the Red Sox permit lines to form for game day tickets – a limited number which are available – five hours prior to game time (though, some fans do camp out overnight for tickets to the most popular games, which is permitted).

Fenway Park
Museum of Science

The Boston Museum of Science is a long-standing tradition for families in Boston, but that doesn't mean adults won’t enjoy themselves too! Their exhibits range from dinosaurs to space travel to wildlife to physics to human biology to an in-depth look at Boston’s “Big Dig” project. A newer section especially for younger kids involves water play and fun sensory experiences.Many of the exhibits feature hands-on sections, where you can lift a solid ton of marble, place your hand in a dino’s footprint, or generate enough electricity to power a lightbulb. The biology & evolution section on the upper floor also features live tamarin monkeys!

The Museum of Science is easy to reach by either car or train. Driving directions are available on the museum’s website. There is a parking garage onsite. For people taking the”T” (subway), the museum is located at its very own stop on the Green Line- “Science Park.” For people coming in via the Communter Rail or Amtrak’s Downeaster line to North Station, exit the station to the left, go down the stairs to “T,” and take the first outbound E train (Lechmere) to Science Park.

Museum of Science
John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum and Library 

 Relive the Kennedy era in this dynamic combination museum and library, where your visit starts with a short film and then leaves you on your own to explore a series of fascinating exhibits, including the Kennedy-Nixon debate, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the space program, 1960s campaign paraphernalia and displays about Jacqueline and other Kennedy family members. The striking, I.M. Pei-designed building overlooks the water and the Boston skyline

JFK Library
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in the Fenway area of Boston features a fine art collection housed in a building that is a work of art in itself. The Venetian-style palace is probably best known for images of its luscious interior courtyard. The Gardners opened the museum to the public in 1903, sharing their impressive collection that includes works from Degas, Rembrandt, Micaelangelo, Botticelli, and Sargent.
The museum is easily accessible by taking the E-line of Green Line to Museum of Fine Arts or the 39 bus that leaves from Back Bay station and runs up Huntington Avenue. It is about two blocks from where the bus and train let you off. Just cross Huntington from the T-station and walk up Louis Prang.
Tickets are $10 for adults ($11 on weekends) and $7 for seniors. College students with current ID pay $5 and children under 18 are admitted for free with a parent or guardian. Those who are named “Isabella” always get in free (as do members).
The museum is open Tuesday-Sunday from 11am-5pm. It is also open most holidays except for July 4, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Gardner Museum
The North End
This Italian neighborhood, Boston’s oldest, is known for its wonderful restaurants and historic sights.

The North End
Boston Public Garden
This Frederick Law Olmsted-designed park, famous for its Swan Boats, has over 600 varieties of trees and an ever-changing array of flowers. It is America’s first public garden.

The Public Garden
USS Constitution Museum
 The oldest commissioned ship in the U.S. Navy and undefeated in battle, Old Ironsides earned its famous nickname with its legendary ability to repel any shot fired. Active-duty sailors guide visitors around the ship

Boston Duck Tours
 The “DUCK” is an authentic, renovated World War II amphibious landing vehicle playing a crucial role in the allied invasions in Sicily, the Pacific, and the biggest invasion of all, D-Day. In fact, more than 40% of all over-beach supplies in Normandy were transported by these boats during the first four months.
Your tour begins with a greeting by your ConDUCKtors, who will narrate your tour, and is part of the attraction.
You will see landmarks such as the State House and Bunker Hill, Boston Common, and then your DUCK goes right into the Charles River for a breathtaking view of the Boston and Cambridge skylines, the kind of view you just won’t get anywhere else.
Although the Ducks are heated and may be enclosed, you should dress appropriately for the weather on the day of the tour. It is often breezy on the Charles River. The tour lasts approximately 80 minutes, and the vehicles are wheelchair accessible. Even though the tour splashes into the water, you will not get wet. Roughly 20 minutes of your tour is spent in the water.

Duck Tours
Boston Opera House
Wang Center for the Performing Arts

This ornate, seven-story theater, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is home to the Boston Ballet.