Boston, MA, USA

The perfect 1 day itinerary

Boston, the capital of Massachusetts, is one of the oldest cities in the United States, rich in history and culture. Known for its pivotal role in the American Revolution, Boston offers a mix of historic sites, prestigious universities, and vibrant neighborhoods. From the iconic Freedom Trail to the bustling Quincy Market, the city provides a unique blend of the past and the present. This one-day itinerary will guide you through the highlights of Boston, ensuring you experience its historical significance, cultural richness, and culinary delights.

What to do in Boston?

This 1 day itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Boston. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: A Day in Historic Boston


Start your day by walking the iconic Freedom Trail, a 2.5-mile route that takes you through 16 historically significant sites. Begin at Boston Common, America's oldest public park, and proceed to the Massachusetts State House. Continue to the Granary Burying Ground, where notable figures like Paul Revere and Samuel Adams are buried. Make a stop at the Old South Meeting House, the site of the famous Boston Tea Party.


Head to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, also known as Quincy Market, for lunch. Enjoy a variety of food options, from clam chowder to lobster rolls. Afterward, visit the nearby New England Aquarium, home to thousands of marine animals and a giant ocean tank. If time permits, take a short walk to the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum to relive the historic event through interactive exhibits.


Spend your evening in the charming North End, Boston's Little Italy. Wander through the narrow streets, visit the historic Paul Revere House, and enjoy a delicious Italian dinner at one of the many authentic restaurants. Cap off your day with a stroll along the scenic Boston Harborwalk, offering stunning views of the waterfront and the city skyline.

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