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Q. I'm flying into Boston Logan Airport soon, should I rent a car?

A. Absolutely, Boston has a lot to do and see, and the best way to explore any new city is in your own rental car.

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Q: Which car rental companies can you find in Boston?

A: At the airport, you should find all the major nationwide car rental agencies, they include Advantage 295 Waldemar Ave E, Boston Ma 02128 (617)567-4140, Alamo at 6 Tomahawk Dr, Boston, Ma 02128 (888)826-6893, Avis at 202 Porter Street, Boston, MA, 02128 , Avis at 20 Tomahawk Drive, Boston, Ma 02128 , 617-561-3500 and Hertz at 156 Tomahawk Drive Building 42 , Boston Massachusetts 617-569-7272 .

Q: Why should you rent a car in Boston?

A: Boston has hundreds of great attractions for visitors, from the Old North Church to Cambridge University, the things to do and see in Boston are endless and you will want to see as many as you can during your visit.

Q: Would renting a car in Boston cost you cheaper than a taxi?

A: A taxi from BOS to the North End, Boston's historical area, cost over 20.00 each way. The value and freedom of renting a car becomes clear.

Q: Are there places to park in Boston and how much does it cost?

A. There are many parking garages in and around downtown, and they very in price, up to 28.00 a day during the week and cheaper in the evenings and weekends.

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Q: What are the best places to have dinner in Boston?

A: Residents of Boston enjoy a good meal. Celebrity Chef Ming Tsai owns three restaurants in town, The Blue Ginger, The Blue Dragon and Simply Ming. All three offers diners a gourmet fusion between east and west. For seafood, visit Jasper White Summer Shack, it three locations around Boston..Or, head down to Beacon street where you can visit, Cheers also known The Bull and Finch Tavern, made famous the TV show Cheers.

Q: What activities can you do while in Boston?

A: While in town visit the neighborhood called The North End. This is old Boston as it was enjoyed by our forefathers. Here you can visit the Old North Church, home of the "One if by Land, two if by Sea" during the famous ride of Paul Revere. Then visit Copps Hill Burying Ground, formerly the North Burying Ground, home of over 10,000 bodies including famous Bostonian such a Cotton Mather writer who detailed the Salem witch trials and other famous religions text. Also buried at Copps Hill are two of the Puritan ministers who were involved in the infamous Salem which trails. Boston is the home to over forty museums. Popular is the Boston Museum of Science near Cambridge, here visitors can explore literally hundreds of exhibits. Exhibits feature sea life, the universe, plant life and alternative energy. Many of the exhibits are hands on and are great for kids of all ages. Boston is the home of the sports museum of New England, this museum offers visitors the history of famous New England team and spotty fugues and features memorabilia and multimedia displays to make the sport history of the area come to life.

During your holiday trip across America, please, dont ignore Boston, one of the oldest and one of the richest with historical and architectural monuments cities. Regardless the fact that walkability is much higher in Boston, than in many other American places, driving your own or rented car would be quite convenient, especially for a journey. And if you dont have your own car conveyed from Europe or Asia, just make use of easy and not expensive car rental services.

One of the largest cities of the eastern coast of USA, Boston was established in 1630 by settlers from England. Having survived American Revolution and a large fire of 1972, Boston grew up to be one of the largest cultural, intellectual, technological and educational centers of America. Being situated in advantageous way in Shawmut peninsula, Boston became one of the major eastern coast ports, industrial center and economical hearth of New England region.

Climate of Boston is considered to be subtropical and continental, but moderated by influence of Atlantic Ocean. Winters here are quite wet and cold, with frequent snowfalls. November and December are the most humid months in this region. Summers are mostly not too hot and not arid, as evening usually bring coolness. Springs are rather warm, and autumns are pleasant and beautiful. Though hurricanes sometimes happen in this region as well, they are especially probable in September. Thats way the best time to visit Boston is considered to be in spring and in the middle of autumn.

Boston is world know for its colleges and universities. Some of them like Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard, Northern University, University of Massachusetts Boston and Boston University bring significant contribution to science. So, within special travelling tours you can visit some of these educational institutions and relive your student years.

There are plenty of picturesque streets in Boston near the harbor, complete with different shops, restaurants and nightclubs. But the most charming in Boston is its history which can be seen in any detail from architecture to extraordinary museums. Driving or walking by Freedom Trail, you can see 16 ancient historical places. The path begins at the central public park in Boston and leads to Charlestown. The most famous sites on this way are Old State House, Old South Meeting House, Old North Church and Faneuil Hall, the centuries-old marketplace, where you still can buy food, souvenirs, and different goods, have dinner or see street performances. The other historical place worth seeing is Bunker Hill Monument, situated in the place where the most of battles of 1775 took place. Besides, this place itself lets see the best landscape of Boston with its harbor and beautiful view.

But for historical museums there is Boston Museum of science, which includes planetarium and the lightening room. There you can see stars every Wednesday after 8.30 p.m. during the spring and summer time. Moreover, there are seasonal festivals happening in summer and spring. There are Chowderfest, Octoberfest, Chinatown Festival, Boston Harborfest, and the Dragon Boat Festival.

If you are a sports fan, Fenway Park will surprise you with the oldest stadium where baseball is played. Besides, Boston Marathon held every spring would be interesting for you. For music lovers, a must-see is Boston Opera House and Boston's historic Symphony Hall, where the prominent Boston Symphony Orchestra performs. Theatre-goers would love to attend comedies in such places as The Comedy Connection, Giggles Comedy Club, Improv Asylum and Dick's Beantown Comedy Vault.

If you arrived with children, show them amazing New England Aquarium, which is open only in the warm half of the year. This very unusual building, designed by Peter Chermayeff, contains several tanks with creatures which come from different parts of the world. In the Caribbean part, there are sharks, barracudas, stingrays, turtles. At the bottom there is a special tank showing penguins from Africa, and other parts of the world. Other galleries of aquarium show smaller fish sea stars, snails, crabs, which you even can touch. There is also a Childrens Museum offering a lot of educational and interactive games for little children. There you can also taste ice cream in warm time from April to October.

If you have arrived to Boston, you would probably like to stay in the downtown and choose one of the most luxury 5-star ones, such as modern Ritz Carlton, elegant Taj Boston Hotel, famous Four Seasons Hotel, stylish Fifteen Beacon Hotel, luxury and famous Hyatt or Omni, small Nine Zero or grand Boston Park Plaza, comfortable W Boston or Revere Hotel. Otherwise you can prefer cost-saving Chandler Inn Boston, Courtyard Boston Downtown Tremont or uncommonly designed DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel Boston.

After long and exciting sightseeing, there comes time for dinner. The best seafood you can taste at the Union Oyster House, the Oceanaire Seafood Room, Jasper White's Summer Shack, Moon Villa, Atlantic Fish, Locke-Ober or Legal Sea Foods, situated in the different sides of the city downtown. Carmen is considered to be one of the best Italian restaurants. Green Dragon Tavern is a tavern with some-centuries history and now still serving Irish pub menu. The most recommended Cuban sandwiches are served at Sam LaGrassa's, the best quality pizza is in guests opinion at Pizzeria Regina, the most delicious cookies and pastries are considered to be at Flour Bakery and Bova's Bakery.

Come to Boston, rent a car, stay in one of its comfortable hotels and enjoy its wonderful landscape, sightseeing, shopping and delicious food!

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Reviewed by Mark Little on July 07 2013
Rating: 4.5

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