Overview of Honeymoons in Boston
A superb mix of old and new awaits you on your honeymoon in Boston. Located on the eastern coast of the United States, Boston is the capital city of Massachusetts. Boston began as a homesteading town in 1822, and is one of the oldest cities in the United States. It boasts a distinct old European flavour and played host to a number of important historical events in the United States, such as the Boston Massacre, the American Revolution, and the Boston Tea Party. With so much history, a honeymoon in Boston won’t fail to intrigue you. Boston is also proud of its strong intellectual reputation, being a major centre for higher education and medicine.
Three things that you shouldn’t miss during your honeymoon in Boston are listed here. Take a look and see what you think!
- The Freedom Trail is one of America’s first historic walking tours, and will take you along 16 of the cities historic sites. It’s the perfect excuse to go out for a stroll!
- Hop On Hop Off Bus & Trolley Tours give you the freedom to determine your own agenda, as well as which parts of the city you’d like to see. Spend as much time as you’d like at the attractions that interest you, and skip over the others.
- Newbury Street is known as Boston’s most enchanting street and offers virtually endless shopping and dining opportunities spanning eight city blocks.
North America weather
Make sure you choose the right time of year to visit North America for your honeymoon.
When to go:
With a continental climate influenced by its location on the east coast, Boston experiences four distinct seasons. Temperatures hover around 20 degrees Celsius in the summer, and you can expect some rain. Winter temperatures often fall below freezing, and snow and wind are common. The spring and autumn are possibly the best times to plan a honeymoon in Boston, as the weather is noticeably milder. Although a light jacket is recommended as fog and thunderstorms can be common at these times.
There are daily direct flights from London Heathrow to Boston with British Airways. Flying time approximately 7 hours.
UK passport holders traveling for their honeymoon in Boston do not require a visa, but a valid passport is required. As well, you will need to remember to apply for a visa waiver online at least 72 hours before departure. This simple application can be completed online at https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov, and is free of charge. The city has a well developed public transportation system, similar to most large cities in the United States, which means you won’t need to bother with a rental car during your honeymoon in Boston.