Student travel to Boston captures the best of many worlds. Exploring the Greater Boston area means discovering the country’s great universities, walking in the footsteps of our Founding Fathers (and Mothers), diving into all genres of music and culture, and learning the quirky lingo of the Bostonians. Forum Educational Travel will help you plan the trip of a lifetime for your students to the great city of Boston.
Student tours MUST take in the essential landmarks of Boston…
- The Freedom Trail including Faneuil Hall, Old North Church, Bunker Hill Monument, the USS Constitution, Paul Revere House, and Boston Public Garden (Don’t forget to Make Way for Ducklings)
- Black Heritage Trail including stations on the Underground Railroad
- Free time at Quincy Market, a great food destination that includes local artisans.
- The Boston Public Market where students can shop for unique specialties and tasty food stands.
Explore Boston’s iconic neighborhoods.
- Discover the Fenway/Kenmore neighborhood which features some of the 100 colleges and universities in Greater Boston. Take a walking tour of Harvard University. Visit the thriving cultural district including the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
- The North End is rich in Italian History and wonderful eateries.
- The Back Bay is home to many art galleries, sidewalk cafes, and beautiful brownstones.
- So many more to discover and explore.
Other “don’t miss” experiences in and around Boston:
- Tour Fenway Park for a behind the scenes look at this beloved 94-year-old ballpark.
- Stroll through history at John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum beautifully set on ten waterfront acres a few subway stops from Downtown.
- Get a thrill with a Ghost Tour with hauntings tied to the Revolutionary War.
- Play a historic Scavenger Hunt with your students.
- Feed your teen group with a tour guide who intertwines history and fun with a North End Pizza Tour or a Boston Seafood Lovers Tour.
- Hear the stories at the Salem Witch Museum and the House of the Seven Gables in nearby Salem.
- Literary history is here! Visit Walden Pond, The Old Manse which Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote “Nature” and The Orchard House where Louisa May Alcott wrote “Little Women.” All within reach of Boston in nearby Concord, Massachusetts.
Boston is an energetic, lively city with something for everyone. At Forum Educational Travel, our itinerary is tailored for the interests and budget of your student group. Contact us today to unwrap awe-inspiring reasons to visit the impressive city of Boston. www.forumtravel.org or email email@example.com.
Ready to test your Bostonian lingo?
- What is “Dunks?” (Dunkin’ Donuts – opened in 1948 in Quincy, Mass)
- If you have a “tonic,” what are you doing? (Drinking a soda)
- Thirsty? Find a “Bubbler” (pronounced Bubblah – water fountain)
- Boston can get “wicked” cold in the winter. Huh? (It can also get VERY cold.)
- Let’s pick up a “grinder” for lunch. (Term for sandwich)
- “No Suh.” That did not happen! No way!
- “Yah huh.” It sure did. Oh, yes it did!
- “The Hub” aka “the center of the solar system.” (Boston coined by Oliver Wendell Holmes – Never Beantown)
- “The Sox and the Pats” are what? (Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots sports teams)
- What do you put in a “barrel?” (garbage)
- When you wear your “Dungahs,” what are you wearing? (Blue jeans or dungarees)
- You missed your street – better “bang a ‘uey.” (Make a U-turn)
- Better grab a “carriage” at the Market Basket. (Shopping cart)
- Do you want “jimmies” on your cupcake? (Sprinkles)
How did you do? Plan a visit to Boston to find out!