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Cheers to Boston

Everyone should visit Boston at least once, preferably in the Autumn when the tree lined avenues and parks are starting to turn from green to copper. Boston is a city of great political and historical significance, however, it is better known as the home of Harvard University, The Red Sox and not forgetting the “Cheers” bar. In recent weeks a bench in the Public Garden, made famous by the “Your move, chief” scene from the film “Good Will Hunting” has become a memorial to the late Robin Williams.

Getting to Boston is very straightforward, Virgin Atlantic fly directly to Boston Logan International from Heathrow in around seven and a half hours at a cost of just under £500. A more interesting way to reach the city is by train from Penn Station New York as these are two great cities to visit on the same trip. Amtrak offer a regular service that takes up to five hours with the majority of the journey taking in the stunning coastal route, however, the Acela Express is a more expensive option, it follows the same route in a little more luxury and takes three and a half hours. Either way, using Amtrak is the best way to see the country and some may argue that New England is so picturesque that it is a shame to miss it by flying in direct.

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