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As one of America’s oldest and most-visited cities, Boston is an incredible destination offering rich history, awe-inspiring attractions, delicious food, and high-end shopping. While in Boston for the NAMSS Educational Conference and Exhibition, take time to explore the City on a Hill:


Faneuil Hall Marketplace: Wander about in one of the nation’s premier urban marketplaces, lined with 49 shops, 44 pushcarts, 13 restaurants, and 35 international food stalls! 
 
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Luxury & Designer Shopping in Back Bay: The Sheraton Boston Hotel in the historic Back Bay is the optimal location for shopping ‘til you drop with two luxury shopping centers and boutique-lined streets.

Copley Place is Boston's most distinctive shopping destination with 75 luxury stores.

Prudential Center is a mixed-use urban center, home to the upscale Shops at Prudential Center, the Skywalk – Boston’s only observatory deck, South Garden – a 1.3 acre open-air park, and Boston Duck Tours.  

On Newbury and Boylston Streets, you will find Boston’s most eclectic mix of high-end shops, delectable eateries, and trendy cafés.

   
Newbury Street
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Freedom Trail: This 2.5-mile-long, brick-lined walk takes you to 16 historically significant sites including the Old State House, King’s Chapel and Burying Ground, Christ Church, Paul Revere’s Home, and the site of the Boston Massacre.    
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North End: Known as the ‘Little Italy’ of Boston, North End is Boston’s oldest residential neighborhood, dating back to the 1600s. Here you will find delicious Italian eats and the famous Paul Revere Home. Visit Mike’s Pastry or take the North End Pizza Tour to try three of the best slices in Boston while visiting five historic sites along the way.
 
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Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum: Board the floating ship museum and journey back to 1773 where you’ll recreate the famous event that changed the course of American history.
 
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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: Experience art from ancient Egyptian to contemporary times, special exhibitions, and innovative educational programs at one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world – MFA’s collection encompasses nearly 500,000 works of art. 
 
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Boston Public Library: Browse the shelves at the nation’s second-oldest public library, originally built in 1895. A National Historic Landmark, the building’s architecture is matched in beauty by the murals within. BPL’s collection contains iconic, rare works, like first edition folios by William Shakespeare, original music scores by Mozart, and the personal library of John Adams. 
 
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New England Aquarium: Have an underwater experience on the Boston waterfront and learn, see, and touch thousands of aquatic animals. The New England Aquarium has something for everyone with the Sea Turtle Hospital, a Caribbean coral reef in the Giant Ocean Tank, a shark and ray touch tank, a penguin colony, and a giant Pacific octopus. 
 
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Harvard Square: Over 350 small businesses and one of the world’s most prestigious universities make this neighborhood a mix of new and old, comfort and prestige, and modern and classic. Harvard Square is filled with bookstores, coffee houses, fine dining, award-winning pizza, eclectic shopping, old theaters, street performers, and public art. 
 
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Fenway Park: Step inside the oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball and the home of the Boston Red Sox! Tour the stadium for a first-hand look at baseball history.
 
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Register today for the NAMSS 40th Educational Conference and Exhibition and start planning your trip! Visit www.bostonusa.com/visit for more information on all that Boston has to offer!