Are you going on a trip to New York City or are perhaps a resident there and want to do something a little different. Perhaps you have visited the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, The Empire State Building and World Trade Center Monument. Maybe you have also done Broadway and found it fabulous, but now you want something different, but just as stimulating. Well is a great idea for you to consider if you live in or are visiting the greatest city in the world.
A Bus Tour from New York to Boston
Boston, Massachusetts is another great east coast city with lots of history and great attractions. How About taking a two day bus trip there to enjoy some of its sights. Going by bus also allows you to spend more time and stop at places along the way that are worthy. Here is an overview of what you would see and do on your bus tour to Boston from New York.
Visit Yale University in New Haven Connecticut – Yale is one of eight prestigious Ivy League Universities. The campus has been operating for 300 years and you will get a guided tour of it that will also recount many of its accomplishments and famous students.
Breakers Mansion in Newport, Rhode Island – Often called the Crown Jewel of Newport, this was the home of the famous Vanderbilts who were industrialists and went on to become one of America’s richest families. The mansion is a living treasure of art and architecture and you will be given a guided tour of the home and grounds.
The Boston Duck Tour – Take a World War II style amphibious landing vehicle on a narrated sightseeing tour of Boston. The focus of the tour is to highlight Boston’s history as the birthplace of freedom for the colonies that eventually became the United States. You will be get to see many of the iconic historical places that are written about in the history of the US including, the Golden-domed State House, Bunker Hill, Quincy Market to the Prudential Tower. You will also experience modern Boston at its best when you view the Boston and Cambridge skyline on top of the Charles River.
You will also enjoy a dinner of New England Lobster which is Boston’s most famous dish.
Following a night stay at a hotel in the city, you will visit several of Boston’s most important landmarks and institutions:
Harvard University – Harvard is the oldest and most prestigious University in the United States. You will go on a tour here led by students and learn the history of Harvard and why it continues to turn out world leaders in nearly every area of science.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology- MIT is often called the top science and technology school in the world. It has produced 85 Nobel laureates and you will get to tour its campus and halls and learn its history.
Trinity Church also called the Church of Boston, is a Boston landmark that attracts worshippers from all over the country who come to see its beautiful architecture
A Boston Harbor Cruise with a narrated tour will give you even more information about this amazing city and the exploits that have happened here over the centuries. The highlight of course is the Boston Tea Party which happened here and marked the beginning of America’s rebellion against England.
The New England Aquarium, is a recognized a global leader in ocean exploration and marine conservation. This attraction is visited by more than 1.3 million visitors a year and is a leader in oceanic research as well. The Quincy Market is the oldest market in Boston and here you will have the chance to buy souvenirs and local foods to take back with you to New York.
Finally the bus will take you back to New York and drop you off back in New York.
The New York to Boston bus trip is a great experience for you and your family to enjoy and is a great change of pace from the attractions in New York.