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February 01, 2024

Take Advantage of All That Boston Has to Offer During Your Attendance at ENDO 2024

By Christian Stole, Coordinator of Digital Marketing

Boston is one of America’s oldest cities, boasting a wealth of historic sites and events, from the Boston Tea Party in Boston Harbor to the first major battle of the Revolutionary War on Bunker Hill. The Boston area also is a vibrantly youthful city, home to numerous world-class institutions of higher learning, including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Harvard University.

We’re proud to say this bustling city will be home to ENDO 2024, taking place June 1-4, 2024!

We look forward to welcoming more than 6,000 ENDO attendees as they take part in a wide range of educational sessions and networking opportunities at our annual meeting. But while you’re in Boston, please consider visiting some of the city’s many attractions.

I’ve lived in Boston now for almost a year and these are some of my favorites:

Freedom Trail

If you are looking for a way to get a taste of historical Boston, the Freedom Trail is a great way to quickly explore many notable sites that played a role in the founding of the United States. This 2.5-mile path weaves through Boston, visiting such landmarks as the Massachusetts State House, the OId State House, Paul Revere’s House, and many more. History buffs are sure to love the Freedom Trail and all it has to offer.

Newbury Street

Newbury Street is known for its diverse array of shops and restaurants. This is a great area to walk around and enjoy the summer air. Back Bay, where Newbury Street is located, also is a beautiful neighborhood, with great walking spaces that runs parallel to the Charles River.

Bunker Hill Monument

History buffs won’t want to miss a visit to the Bunker Hill Monument. Here on June 17, 1775, armies of the not-yet-established United States and reigning world-power Britian clashed in the first significant battle of the Revolutionary War. The bloody fighting took place across the rolling hills next to the Charles River, and a 221-foot-tall obelisk marks the battle on nearby Breed’s Hill.

Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market

Quincy Market is a lively area that offers a wide range of shops and eateries, as well as many historical statues and entertaining street performers. This historical marketplace originally opened in 1826. Just a few blocks down the road you can find the oldest tavern in the United States, The Bell in Hand Tavern. More food, beverage, and shopping options await in the nearby Boston Public Market.

Boston Common

The Boston Common acts as the heart of the city. As the oldest city park in the United States, the broad open space, overlooked by the Massachusetts Statehouse, is a great central starting place for your Boston adventures. There is no lack of activities around the area! 

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

Nothing epitomizes the city more than the Boston Tea Party. Hop on board replica ships and get a glimpse into history with the great exhibits provided by Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. These vessels are docked right between downtown and south Boston and offer the perfect photo opportunity when passing by.

Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill is a charming area of Boston, with old-styled colonial streets and row houses. Right off the North point of Boston Commons stands a quant neighborhood paved with brick sidewalks and beautiful federal-style row houses. If you are familiar with the 1982 sitcom, Cheers, you might want to stop by Beacon Hill and visit the iconic bar.

Charles River Esplanade

Home of the Head of the Charles Regatta, and one of my personal favorite natural features in Boson, is the Charles River. The Esplanade is a well-paved path that spans three miles alongside the iconic river. It is a great place to take in amazing views of the city while having the opportunity to view recreational sailing or rowing. 

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Boston is home to many phenomenal fine-art museums. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is a must see. Isabella Gardner’s collection features European, Asian, and American art. This museum also has a notorious side, as it fell victim to the largest art heist in history, valued at $200 million lost.

Seafood Restaurants and Drinking Establishments

If you are looking for places to eat or drink around Boston look no further than these quick picks:

We look forward to seeing you in Boston. If you haven’t already done so, please register now ENDO 2024!

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