The Cambridge is a popular city in the Middlesex County in Massachusetts. The city was named Cambridge in honor of the very popular University of Cambridge in England. This city is located north of Boston and is part of the Boston metropolitan area. Cambridge is very popular the world over as it is the home of two of the most reputed universities, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University. The city has a total population of over 100,000. It is just 2 miles away from Boston city.
The neighborhoods of Cambridge are a sight to behold in the eyes. It offers plenty of recreational activities like sightseeing places, shopping, dining, historic sites, music, art, museums, etc., for visitors of all age groups. This is the most happening city where the locals and tourists enjoy annual street fairs and festivals.
Some of the sights and sounds of Cambridge you should never miss on your travel to this wonderful city are:
- Harvard Art Museums
If you love art and want to know more about history and culture, then do not miss a trip to Harvard Art Museums. Here, you will find three different museums that have helped in developing the art history. You will find sculptures, photographs, paintings, drawings, books, etc., from the Middle Age to the present in the museums.
Open from 10am to 5pm.
The ticket costs $15 adult, $13 for seniors above 65 and free for children under 18 years.
- Charles River
This is a perfect place to enjoy cycling and jogging. It has a nature reservation spread over 950 acres on both sides of the River Charles. This place boasts of 12 tennis courts, six swimming pools and also has a Memorial Shell where live concerts take place. It is a perfect getaway place for the entire family.
- John F. Kennedy Park
If you love to see greenery around you, then this is a must-see place. It is a JFK memorial park with large granite columns and a fountain at the center. The quotes of President Kennedy’s speeches are inscribed on the entrance pillars.
Location: Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02167.