On a cruise from Boston, you'll discover why so many people flock to one of the oldest cities in America. Central to the places you want to visit, like the quaint coasts of the Northeast and Canada or the exotic islands of Bermuda, Barbados and Aruba, Boston is not only a doorway to the past, it's also a doorway to the future. Before embarking on your next vacation, enjoy some of the top places to visit in Boston from the sprawling greenery of Boston Common Park to the Public Garden. Walk along the iconic cobblestone streets of Beacon Hill, or follow the 2.5-mile Freedom Trail that will lead you past 16 historical sites including the grave of John Hancock and the home of Paul Revere. Boston offers countless things to discover, from colonial history to cutting edge innovation.
THE CITY OF FIRSTS
For history buffs, Boston is paradise. It's home to the first public park, first public school and first subway system in the nation, known locally as "the T." It was also home to the Big Dig, which was a massive urban planning project — one of the most expensive of all time in the U.S.
From thrilling rock climbing to jaw-dropping entertainment that rocks, Grandeur of the Seas® is your ticket to a memory-maxing from Boston. Fill your days with colorful fall scenery. Take your tastebuds on a gourmet globetrotting adventure. And dial up your nights with stellar entertainment.
Walk the 2.5-mile, red-lined Freedom Trail past 16 historical sites. See the grave of John Hancock, old meetinghouses, famous churches, the home of Paul Revere, the site of the Boston Massacre, Quincy Market and the USS Constitution— Old Ironsides— the world’s oldest commissioned warship still floating today.
See Boston from the water while on a scenic sightseeing harbor cruise. Check out the city’s historic skyline, bridges spanning the Charles River, and Boston’s harbor islands. You can sail by wooden schooner, take a climate-controlled boat ride, or enjoy a fully narrated Duck Tour in a WWII-style amphibious landing craft.