Boston is the epitome of the historical and the contemporary. Choices of entertainment and interests are virtually endless: from historic trails and artifacts to world-class music and theatre, inspirational architecture, and dining on local fare. Dining options are dynamic and delicious. Contemporary cuisine, traditional New England fare with a few twists, and a terrific mix of international and ethnic dishes make for exceptional dining. New restaurants and old favorites cater to every palate and pocketbook. Boston's public transportation is accessible and convenient. Taxis and bike rentals with designated lanes are also readily available.
Brookline is home to an eclectic mix of independent shops and boutiques and various restaurants, cafes, and bistros, offering unique and traditional flavors, casual dining, and gourmet meals. Brookline is also home to two National Park Sites, including the JFK Birthplace and Frederick Law Olmsted's home, the world-famous designer of Boston's Emerald Necklace and New York's Central Park. In addition, the Larz Anderson Auto Museum houses America's oldest car collection. Brookline's proximity to Boston, public transportation, and major roadways mean visitors have easy access to the bustle of downtown Boston and can enjoy a slower pace at the end of the day.
Whether you're looking to indulge in an authentic meal, sail or row the Charles River, kick back in a bookstore or sip a coffee in an outdoor café, Cambridge delivers. This New England city is home to two of the most prestigious universities in the nation and a mix of excellent shops, student hangouts, and hip restaurants to please everyone's vibe. Getting around is accessible with public transit on the MBTA, or you can get across the river to Boston with cycle rentals and dedicated bike lanes.
Just minutes from downtown Boston via the MBTA, boat or car, the City of Quincy is truly the birthplace of our great American story: With twenty-seven miles of coastline and beaches, acres of beautiful protected parks, the most interesting and diverse dining scene outside of Boston, rock climbing and hiking at the Blue Hills Reservation, world-class golf courses and so much more. Only seven miles from Boston’s Logan International Airport, Quincy is easily accessible by highway. It also has an excellent public transportation service with four MBTA Red Line subway stops and numerous bus and cycling routes.