Get to know Boston
Just as Tufts Medicine is a healthcare system for everyone, Boston is a city for everyone. History buffs can find 300-year-old landmarks on every corner, foodies can sample dishes from around the globe and sports enthusiasts can cheer with a diehard fan base. As the capital of Massachusetts and the beating heart of New England, you'll find more than 20 distinct neighborhoods to explore. So, put on your walking shoes, grab an iced coffee from Dunkin' and get ready to cheer for the Red Sox.
The Cradle of Liberty
Also known as the City on a Hill and the Athens of America, Boston's many nicknames reflect its storied history. Founded nearly 400 years ago, it's where the American Revolution began. Over the years, the city has played host to momentous events and countless firsts. It's home to America's first college, first public park and first chocolate factory. Today, Boston's history lives on. Walk Boston's historic neighborhoods on the 2.5-mile Freedom Trail, learn about the city's 19th-century Black community on the Black Heritage Trail, or visit presidential sites on the Path of Presidents.