Located less than 20 miles west of Boston, working in Concord, Massachusetts, provides fellows with an opportunity to dive deep into an area full of history, culture and excitement. Greater Boston is home to several championship sports teams providing exciting entertainment year round. Their stadiums also serve as venues for concerts and other events.
If you prefer the arts and history, visit the world’s 14th largest museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, or go on a history tour at Nantucket Island and learn about the rise and fall of the whaling industry in America. Experience a bit of American independence by walking the Freedom Trail, or venture south and tour the mansions of the Gilded Age in Newport, Rhode Island.
Satisfy your need for adventure by going on a day trip to one of the many ski resorts in Vermont and New Hampshire, spend your weekend hiking the Appalachian Trail after a short three-hour drive or unwind with a picnic in the nearby Nashoba Valley.
Boston’s culture is truly exhibited through each of its unique neighborhoods. Journey through the North End, Back Bay, the Seaport District and many more for a wide range of activities, culinary delights and a multitude of festivals. There is so much to take in, celebrating all that call Boston home.
If you’re looking to give back, there are plenty of opportunities all throughout the Boston area. Volunteer in a shelter or help serve at a food bank, convert old parking lots to community gardens, or work with animals until they find their forever home.
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