Honeymoons in Boston

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Boston Overview

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.

Key Facts for Boston

Currency: U.S Dollar

Language: English

Flight time: 6 hours from London

When to Honeymoon in Boston

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.

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Getting Married in Boston

If you are looking to get married abroad but a tropical island is just not for you, then Boston, the capital of Massachusetts, could be the perfect destination for your wedding abroad. One of the oldest cities in the United States, it’s no surprise that Boston is full of historic monuments, romantic venues and glamorous hotels, all of which would make perfect wedding venues. If you are thinking of having your wedding abroad in Boston then there are some legal requirements that require some pre-planning but your wedding planner will be able to inform you of all of these details.

Marriage Requirements

Boston

The couple must apply in person at the Registry Division in Room 213 of Boston City Hall for a marriage intention application. This requirement applies to both residents and non-residents.

In Boston, proof of age is required if under the age of twenty-four. For proof of age, a certified birth record or passport is required.

There is a three day waiting period to receive your license. The license is valid for sixty days from the day you originally file and may be used in any city or town within the Commonwealth. This license cannot be used outside of this state. A waiver of the three day waiting period can be applied for at the city or town clerk's office where you apply and then presented to a court of competent jurisdiction for approval.

The person who performs the ceremony of marriage must sign the license and return it to the city or town where it was issued. That is the only place where the license will be registered.

http://www.cityofboston.gov/registry/marriage.asp

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