The Hub, the Athens of America...

... the Cradle of Liberty, the City of Champions, America's Walking City, Beantown. Whatever you choose to call it, there's something for everyone in this historical, cultural, and innovation center.

Neighborhoods, Education, & Sports

Boston is a city of neighborhoods. Each one is distinct and offers a quintessential experience with a unique perspective. There are also an impressive number of world-class educational institutions driving and supporting the city's claim as one of the most innovative in the world. Institutions like Harvard, MIT, Boston College, Northeastern, Boston University, Suffolk, Emerson, Lesley, and the University of Massachusetts come readily to mind—and they're not the only ones! No wonder one of Boston's nicknames is the Athens of America! Between the Patriots, Red Sox, Celtics, and Bruins, there's no lack of winning sports entertainment to behold.


• City of neighborhoods with beautiful, distinct, quintessential experiences
• Global hub of education and innovation
• World-class and multiple-champion sports teams
• Vibrant, walkable city with amazing venues, hotels, and food