Sightseeing in Boston for Students
Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States, and it played an important role in the nation’s history. Thus, a visitor can expect to be drawn into the city’s offerings of great architecture, amazing events in history and many landmarks which tell the story of Boston for Boston students of TALK, Boston is an adventure that will stay in your memory for the years to come. Here are some attractions for sightseeing in Boston for students that you can enjoy at any time of your stay!
Student travel means adventure, and what more adventurous trip can you embark on than an opportunity to crew on one of The Liberty Fleet’s Tall Ships! Yup, that’s correct – you can join the crew of the Liberty Clipper and the Liberty Star. As a member of the crew, you have an exciting sailing experience around the historic Boston harbor, and you also get to hoist the sails of one of the ships! If you aren’t ready to have a hands-on experience however, you can just have a drink, sit back and enjoy the magnificent views of the skyline of Boston and its scenic harbor islands. Boston students can choose between day or sunset sails, and for the over-21’s, rum-and-music sail outings are on offer. All the tours give you an 18th century perspective of life in Boston
For TALK Boston students interesting in the architectural side of Boston, the Charles Riverboat Company and the Boston Society Of
Architects offers a 90 minute tour with spectacular views of the contemporary and historic architecture. Led by very knowledgeable and entertaining guides, this walking tour takes in Boston Harbor, the Charles River Basin, and the Charles River Locks in fact the best of the best waterfront views of Cambridge and Boston. This tour also includes larger landmarks such as the Hancock Tower, Prudential Building, and Marriott’s Custom House. The departure point for the tour is the Cambridge Side Galleria.
For the amateur or professional photographer, the Boston Photo Walks Tours is a great opportunity to practise your craft. . The tour is a guided walking tour, and your guides show you creative photographic tips as well as pointing out historical landmarks. No matter if you are just a beginner photographer, or if just interested in history, the PhotoWalks Tour – the first of its kind in Boston – is full of interesting places, and Boston locals also enjoy seeing their city through new lenses. If you go, you will find that the small size groups make for intimate and personalized experience in which ideas and tips can be exchanged easily between the guides and your fellow photographers. All skill level and ages are welcome.
If you are one of those people who love heights, the Skywalk Observatory is the place to go! Grab a couple of your fellow students and visit the Skywalk Observatory where you have a magnificent sky-high vantage point, and a 360° view of the Greater Boston area. You can buy a guided audio tour at the Observatory. It gives details about Boston’s many historic and cultural points of interest. The tour is available in French, Canadian and Japanese and of course, English! Magnificently beautiful, this Skywalk is a chance to walk amongst the clouds and enjoy amazing views and vistas.