Since 1923, The American city of Boston is served by the General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, or just Logan International Airport for short; having been christened 20 years later after a prominent local militia officer and jurist. It is the largest of its kind within the region of New England, and the airport enjoys decent levels of passenger traffic from all around the world. Frequent routes that Logan International Airport connects with include those to and from domestic locations, European cities, as well as further international destinations across the globe. Comprising four main passenger terminals each equipped with necessary facilities, the airport is able to handle even the highest levels of operation capacity. Throughout the four terminals, a wide array of amenities can be found, such as shopping and dining options, charging stations, complimentary Wi-Fi access, banking facilities and even spa and grooming services. Within its premises, Logan International Airport proves to be more than just the city’s gateway; with its diverse functions such as a fire station and a police division, alongside a power plant and a couple of hotels for transit passengers.
How to get around in Boston
From Logan International Airport, passengers are treated to a wide selection of transport options which will allow them to get into the city centre 3 miles away. The Logan Express provides passengers comfortable connections between the airport and downtown at an affordable fee. Alternatively, there are coaches and shuttles serving differing regions of the city. Subway services operated under The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is also another option worth considering if you are heading downtown, to North Shore or East Boston. It also connects with other lines serving the city. For privacy and convenience, taxis are also up for hire within the airport premises should you prefer a fast and direct mode of commute into the city.
The streets of Boston are known to be rather complicated due to its maze-like layout. However, the public transport system comprising rail and bus services serving the city is extensive and reliable, and is also an inexpensive way of travelling around the city. The subway, also known as the ‘T’, is the most popular choice of commute even for locals.
What to see and do
The capital of Massachusetts, Boston is home ground for the Red Sox, one of the country’s most known baseball teams which has garnered a fervent following. Internationally reputed colleges such as Harvard and MIT can also be found in the city. But other than sports and academia, Boston also boasts a number of attractions due to its rich heritage. Pay a visit to the Museum of Fine Arts, which often features interesting exhibitions. Or go back in time to the American Revolution by embarking on a tour of the Freedom Trail. Sports enthusiasts should also not miss out on a trip to the Fenway Park, home of the Red Sox. Scoring a ticket may be challenging, but if you are lucky, you may be able to watch a game and join in the excitement reverberating throughout the stadium. Boston is also gaining attention for its shopping scene and gastronomy, so prepare to splurge while you’re here!
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