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 San Jose
Even if you haven't been here yet, your gadgets have: the birthplace of microchips, personal computers, and smartphones isn't done innovating yet, as you'll see at the Tech Museum of Innovation and San Jose Museum of Art. Keep your wits sharp as Google's self-driving cars stay cautiously behind you as you drive from Los Gatos billionaires' hilltop homes to sleek office parks radiating outward from Stanford University in Palo Alto.
Read more about San Jose on Hipmunk's San Jose City Guide.
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