Signature City Boston

Discover landmarks old and new as you delve into the history and culinary culture of one of America’s most beloved cities alongside the experts and during independent explorations.
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Program No. 23453RSBLOG
6 days
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At a Glance

Follow the historic path where American Patriots once walked. Take in America’s favorite pastime in the oldest ballpark in the world. Walk the cobblestones of the North End as aromas of garlic and oregano lure you into historic Italian restaurants to taste the handmade pasta that awaits. Experience cultural treasures like the Museum of Fine Arts. And wash it all down with a Boston brew as you learn about hops and fermentation. Plus, we’ll give you hints of where to explore the nooks and neighborhoods of Boston on your own during this urban program that hits all the signature spots in this great American city.
Activity Level
Let's Go!
Walking up to five miles daily.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Walk in the footsteps of the American Revolution as you explore the Freedom trail and some of Boston’s most notable historical spots.
  • Go behind the scenes in the oldest ballpark in America, on the National Register of Historic Places, and attend a Red Sox game at Fenway.
  • Experience the local culinary scene with a foodie walk in the North End, Boston’s historical Italian neighborhood.

General Notes

Program includes independent time to explore the city and several meals on your own. Group Leaders will provide directions for self-directed excursions. Suggestions for free-time activities provided in preparatory materials.
Featured Expert
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Jeannette Fullerton (MFA)
Born and educated in the United Kingdom, Jeannette Fullerton holds a B.Sc. from London University, a M.Ed. from Boston University and a Certificate of Museum Studies from Tufts University. She attended the Radcliffe Institute for Advance Study and was coordinator for public education at the Harvard University Art Museums for eight years. Jeanette has also worked as a docent at the DeCordova Museum in Lincoln, Mass., and a Doric Dame at the Massachusetts State House.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Laurie Ann Wysocki
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