Cambridge: A University City in Silicon Fen
Cambridge is a university in Massachusetts, with an Old World charm that appeals to residents and tourists alike. An important trading center during the Roman and Viking ages, this beautiful city holds a lot of historic significance, with plenty of attractions for guests to explore throughout the year. Set at the heart of the high-technology Silicon Fen, plenty of business travelers are in Cambridge all year round, but many activities are also centered around the famous universities in the area. Boston Logan International Airport caters to travelers in the area, providing international and domestic flights plus easy access to the city located 7 miles away.
Best Time to Visit
There are a lot of great attractions to visit in Cambridge, with tourists welcome to visit anytime of the year. But peak season is often from May to October, especially during college graduation period from May to June. Expect Cambridge, MA hotels to be fully booked near the schools during these months, but you’ll still find plenty of lodging options elsewhere. Winters are cold and snowy in the area, but it would be great to visit during fall when the foliage makes the attractions look more charming and wonderful.
What to Do & Area Attractions
There are lots of activities to enjoy in Cambridge, depending on your interests. Historic attractions such as The Freedom Trail are within reach. This brings you to the Old South Meeting House (where the ringing speeches of patriots spawned the Boston Tea Party), King's Chapel Burying Ground (Boston's oldest cemetery that features the tombs of two Mayflower passengers and Governor John Winthrop), and then the Paul Revere House and Old North Church. You can Opt to stay at Boston Marriott Cambridge or Global Luxury at Kendall Square.