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Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America | © Lam Nguyen

Boston: tourist information

Genteel streets lined with elegant brick town houses, acres of public greens and gardens, more colleges than are found in many states, and a church on almost every corner: Boston serves up slices of history and culture at every turn. Savvy spin-doctors of centuries past have made the town that cradled independence our nation\'s history and myth capital. More than ever, America\'s mother city serves up the bold and new with the old and true -- reflecting skyscrapers mirror Colonial steeples, and expressways zip around buildings whose hand-etched look recalls the scrimshaw era. Few places in America display their history so lovingly. Like a multitiered wedding cake, the city of Boston consists of discrete layers. The deepest layer is the historical base, the place where musket-bearing revolutionaries vowed to hang together or hang separately. The next tier, a dense spread of Brahmin fortune and fortitude, might be labeled the Hub. The Hub saw only journalistic accuracy in the hometown slogan \"the Athens of America\" and felt only pride in the label \"Banned in Boston.\" Over that lies Beantown, home to the Red Sox faithful and the raucous Bruins fans that crowd Boston Garden. This is the city whose ethnic loyalties -- Irish, Italian, Asian, and African-American -- account for its many distinct neighborhoods. Crowning these layers are the students who throng the city\'s universities and colleges every fall, infuriating not a few but pleasing the rest with their infusion of high spirits and dollars from home. The best part for a visitor is that Boston can be experienced within a day or two. This is a remarkably compact city, whose labyrinthine streets will delight the walker, although they can -- and often do -- push drivers over the edge. An hour\'s stroll will take you from sites in the North End -- where bewigged icons from dusty high school history books are transformed into flesh-and-blood heroes -- to Beacon Hill\'s mansions where the Lowells spoke only to the Cabots and the Cabots spoke only to God. You can explore the country\'s oldest public park, the Boston Common, in the morning, tour a Back Bay Victorian in the afternoon, and in the evening dine on Szechuan seafood in Chinatown or gnocchi in the North End. Even following the Freedom Trail -- a self-guiding walking tour of famous American historic sites -- traverses the layers: historical, Hub, and Beantown. Boston has been first too many times -- the first public library, the first public schools, and the first subway system -- to concede an inch of civic pride to bigger and bolder cities. It still sees itself as a pioneer in culture -- both popular and rarefied. In 1858, Oliver Wendell Holmes -- philosopher and author of The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table -- called Boston \"the hub of the solar system\"; social inflation, however, soon raised the ante to \"hub of the universe.\" For Bostonians that still feels about right.

Location

  • Country: USA
  • Capital: Washington, D.C.
  • Government: United States
  • State/Region: Massachusetts
  • Time Zone: UTC/GMT -5
  • Language: English
  • Latitude: 42.3583300
  • Longitude: -71.0602800
  • Est. Population: 655884
  • Currency: US Dollar
  • Fire: Boston Fire Department - Phone: (617) 343-3550
  • Police: Federal Bureau of Investigations - Phone: 617-742-5533
  • Hospital: Massachusetts General Hospital - Adress: 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114; Phone: 617-726-2000
  • Ambulance & Rescue: Environmental Emergency Phone: 617-918-1111
  • Embassy: Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Hungary - Phone: (617) 342-4022
  • General: Emergency Phone: 911
  • Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America | © David Lizama

    Boston Cruise Port Schedule

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    Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America | © Melissa Janvier Pablo

    Boston in the News

    Port rating and occupancy

    Port of Boston ranks 141th in the world in terms of the number of tourists visiting it.

    Number of cruise ship calls in the coming year: 134.

    The total number of tourists (passengers) of cruise ships in the port of Boston in the next 12 months is 332775.

    According to the popularity rating among more than 1,000 cruise ports in the world, Boston ranks 91.

    Weather in Boston

    Oct 2
    Min/Max temp: 52°F (11°C) / 57°F (14°C)
    Clouds (overcast clouds), small wind
    Oct 3
    Min/Max temp: 48°F (9°C) / 55°F (13°C)
    Clouds (broken clouds), small wind
    Oct 4
    Min/Max temp: 48°F (9°C) / 57°F (14°C)
    Clouds (overcast clouds), small wind
    Oct 5
    Min/Max temp: 54°F (12°C) / 59°F (15°C)
    Clouds (overcast clouds), small wind
    Oct 6
    Min/Max temp: 54°F (12°C) / 64°F (18°C)
    Clouds (overcast clouds), no wind
    Oct 7
    Min/Max temp: 52°F (11°C) / 73°F (23°C)
    Clouds (overcast clouds), no wind
    Oct 8
    Min/Max temp: 43°F (6°C) / 54°F (12°C)
    Rain (light rain), small wind
    Oct 9
    Min/Max temp: 39°F (4°C) / 61°F (16°C)
    Clouds (few clouds), small wind

    Current water temperature in Boston now is 61°F (16.3°C)

    Water temperature data provided by seatemperature.net.

    Annual Weather

    Jan
    Min/Max temp: 30°F (-1°C) / 34°F (1°C)
    Feb
    Min/Max temp: -148°F (-100°C) / 36°F (2°C)
    Mar
    Min/Max temp: 39°F (4°C) / 43°F (6°C)
    Apr
    Min/Max temp: 48°F (9°C) / 54°F (12°C)
    May
    Min/Max temp: 57°F (14°C) / 61°F (16°C)
    Jun
    Min/Max temp: 66°F (19°C) / 72°F (22°C)
    Jul
    Min/Max temp: 73°F (23°C) / 79°F (26°C)
    Aug
    Min/Max temp: 72°F (22°C) / 77°F (25°C)
    Sep
    Min/Max temp: 64°F (18°C) / 70°F (21°C)
    Oct
    Min/Max temp: 54°F (12°C) / 59°F (15°C)
    Nov
    Min/Max temp: 45°F (7°C) / 48°F (9°C)
    Dec
    Min/Max temp: 36°F (2°C) / 39°F (4°C)

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