American revolutions and witch hunts happened here first, as historical sites ringing Boston Commons are sure to remind you. But down at the "bah" (Boston-speak for bar) the current talk is what's on at the Boston symphony or Isabella Stewart Gardener museum, what scientific breakthrough happened today at MIT, which band playing TD Garden got its start playing for change in Harvard Square, and when the Red Sox will ever win another World Series (sore subject).
Read more about Boston on Hipmunk's Boston City Guide.
About New Orleans
Even Hurricane Katrina couldn't dampen the Mardi Gras spirit of New Orleans. There's still supreme Cajun cuisine Mid-City and cocktails on Bourbon Street, jazz and voodoo nightly in the French Quarter, celebrities and antique shopping in the swanky Garden District, and new eco-friendly houses going up in the Lower Ninth Ward with help from Brad Pitt's Make It Right Foundation.
Read more about New Orleans on Hipmunk's New Orleans City Guide.
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