Honeymoons in Boston
Boston is a great place for your honeymoon and offers the happy couple a myriad of sights and sounds to explore. From places of historical interest, to cruising the islands around the famous harbour, this city has it all. If it's shopping that you're after, then no problem! Boston has this in abundance too.
If you've never considered a honeymoon in Boston, then maybe you really should. It has so much to offer the honeymoon couple and with flights daily into JFK New York from Johannesburg, it is relatively cheap and easy to get an internal transfer from JFK to Logan International airport Boston. This being the case, it should definitely be on your list. Why not take a cruise around the many islands in the fabulous Boston harbour. If it's history you like, then this city is steeped in it. From the Boston Tea Party, to the site of the start of the American revolution, Boston has it all. Why not hitch a ride on one of the splendid open topped buses that stop at the many historical sights in and around the city. Or on the other hand, if it's a bit of retail therapy you're after then a trip down Newbury street with its endless shops, restaurants and pavement cafe's is a good way to while away the hours. If this city has to be summed up, then it would be cosmopolitan vibe, meets old world 'European' charm. As a result it's certainly a place to have a honeymoon to remember.
Boston is a great honeymoon destination and gives the newly-wedded couple a myriad of things to see and do. Its cosmopolitan vibe, mixed with old European charm makes this the perfect destination if you fancy a honeymoon with a difference. Whether you feel like cruising the islands around the famous Boston harbour or exploring all the sights of historical interest, this city has it all. If it's a bit of retail therapy you're after, or a dining experience to remember then Boston has this in abundance too.
A honeymoon in Boston may not be everyone's consideration, but it should be! There is so much to see and do here and with 6-12 flights per day flying from Toronto into Boston Logan, you can be here in less than 2 hours. So where do you start with your honeymoon? Why not go for a cruise and explore the fabulous islands around the natural harbour. Or if it's history that takes your fancy, then Boston is steeped in it. Visit the Boston harbour and the sight of the Boston Tea Party, or visit Lexington Green where the first shots were fired that signalled the start of the American revolution. Hop on and off one of the many tour buses around the city and take in what you fancy. A stroll down Newbury Street will offer you some much needed retail therapy. Here shops restaurants and cafes seem to stretch for miles. All in all, Boston is a truly charming city and can certainly give you an unforgettable honeymoon experience.
Key Facts for Boston
Currency: U.S Dollar
Flight time: 1 hours from Toronto
When to Honeymoon in Boston
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With a continental climate influenced by its location on the east coast, Boston experiences four distinct seasons. Temperatures hover around 20 degrees Celsius in the summer, and you can expect some rain. Winter temperatures often fall below freezing, and snow and wind are common. The spring and autumn are possibly the best times to plan a honeymoon in Boston, as the weather is noticeably milder. Although a light jacket is recommended as fog and thunderstorms can be common at these times.
There are daily direct flights from London Heathrow to Boston with British Airways. Flying time approximately 7 hours.
UK passport holders traveling for their honeymoon in Boston do not require a visa, but a valid passport is required. As well, you will need to remember to apply for a visa waiver online at least 72 hours before departure. This simple application can be completed online at https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov, and is free of charge. The city has a well developed public transportation system, similar to most large cities in the United States, which means you won’t need to bother with a rental car during your honeymoon in Boston.
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Getting Married in Boston
As a Canadian you may or may not have considered weddings in Boston. It has that vibrant cosmopolitan mix that somewhere like Toronto or Montreal has but with the old world charm and history of Quebec. Modern and old sit perfectly together in Boston and it is this diversity that makes up the fabric of the city. For those looking to get married, then the fabulous backdrop of the Boston harbour makes for a great photo opportunity, and there are some fabulous hotels in and around the Boston area all of which can make your wedding day special. If you plan your day right, then getting married in Boston will give you a wedding to remember.
Wedding licenses will need to be obtained from the city clerk's office at least 30 days before the marriage takes place. You will also need to bring with you your birth certificate and of course your passport. There is a small charge of $55.00 for this service. For further information visit http://www.glad.org/uploads/docs/publications/how-to-get-married-ma.pdf
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