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What to do in Boston

Study and learn English as a second language in one of America's coolest and most historic cities! 

As most US cities become more and more similar, with the same stores, coffee shops and restaurants everywhere, Boston has retained its special character and European feel that sets it apart from the rest of the country. 

So what is there to do in Boston? 

Exerience its rich history, amazing theater, and fanatical sports fans.  There are many different areas to explore: Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Quincy Market, a few steps from GEOS, which effectively combines history and nostalgia with the new, trendy feel associated with popular culture. Oh, and don't forget to check out the Irish pubs! 

The North End, Boston’s Italian neighborhood, makes you feel like you’re walking through an Italian city, because of a large concentration of small, intimate restaurants, and the most amazing bakeries one can find.  South Boston has a new cosmopolitan feel and the cities newest, funkiest restaurants. 

Cambridge has restaurants and shops of all types, and visitors from all over the world.  Visit Newbury Street and it’s high end shops, or have a nice coffee on outdoor terrace patios. 

Boston is the birthplace of America's first public school, first public library, first university, first subway and first restaurant.  It is the location of the famous Revolutionary War when the United States gained its independence in 1776.

Boston is home to over 50 post-secondary institutions, including Harvard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston College and Boston University. International students represent nearly 40% of Boston’s total population making it a culturally diverse city.

Bostonians take advantage of the city’s beautiful landscape all year long.  During summer months, the banks of the Charles River become common ground for outdoor activities of all kinds.  Miles and miles of bike paths, free concerts and fitness classes bring this part of the city to life for outdoor enthusiasts. 

What else is there to do in Boston? 

Come winter, the Frog Pond is transformed into a winter wonderland where ice-skating becomes a popular outdoor activity. There are three fitness centers/gyms within a two-block radius of GEOS Boston.

Boston is also home to several major sports teams, including the Boston Red Sox (baseball), Boston Bruins (hockey) and Boston Celtics (basketball). The New England Patriots (football) and New England Revolution (soccer) are located in nearby Foxborough.