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In Boston’s trendy Back Bay neighborhood, fashionista-friendly Newbury Street provides an endless row of high-end shops from Armani, to Burberry, and everything in between. Get a bird’s-eye view from the Prudential Center Skywalk or during dinner at Top of The Hub. Cheer on marathoners as they cross the finish line and complete Boston Marathon’s 26.2 mile course.

Witness the pageantry as the Boston Pops Symphony Orchestra ushers in Independence Day with a concert and firework finale at the Esplanade on the Charles River. See and be seen in some of the area’s hottest restaurants in Boston’s South End neighborhood, where outdoor dining thrives spring through fall. Local favorites include the speakeasy-styled The Beehive restaurant, French-inspired Aquitaine, sweet and delightful Flour Bakery, and the stylish Toro tapas restaurant.

April through September, Kenmore Square is alive with energy, as the hometown Red Sox heat up the nights alongside local hotspots Lansdowne Pub, Bleacher Bar, Cheeky Monkey Brewing Co., and others. Just beyond the Fens stand the impeccable Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and the Museum of Fine Art, Boston. The MFA Boston is home to the largest collection of Japanese art outside of Japan, as well as works by American artists John Singer Sargent and John Copley. At the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, try and solve the mystery of the greatest art heist in modern day history. Visitors in Red Sox gear receive a discount, in honor of Isabella Gardner’s love for the hometown team.

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