Boston is one of the nation's oldest cities, steeped in the rich history of the nation's fight for independence. As the capital of Massachusetts, Boston today offers a rich mix of historical sites and figures, vibrant shopping and diverse cultural neighborhoods. Boston is home to some of the nation's top educational institutions, museums, and performance organizations. Its 89 square miles include beautiful waterfront views, beaches and gardens to allow visitors an amazing trip no matter what your interests. If you're a foodie, you can enjoy some of the best seafood and Italian food as you stroll the North End or Back Bay. When you book a stay in Boston, you will lose yourself in the winding Colonial streets and Revolutionary War attractions like the U.S.S. Constitution, Old North Church, or Bunker Hill Monument.