"The heart of the world beats under the three hills of Boston."
--The Professor at the Breakfast Table, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Boston Children's Hospital is located in the heart of one of the most thriving cities in the Northeast. Known for world-class education, the roots of American history, and as a center for the arts, "Beantown" is one of the most desirable cities in which to live and work.
Located on Massachusetts Bay, Boston abounds with historical sites, diverse neighborhoods, over 45 colleges and universities, five major league sports teams, and incomparable cultural attractions, including the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the famous Boston Pops and the Museum of Fine Arts.
Boston offers convenient access to major transportation for national and international travel. Additionally, its geographic location makes it easily accessible to all types of recreational areas, from the beaches of Cape Cod to the White Mountains of New Hampshire.
Here are just a few of the major points of interest located in Boston:
- Attractions: Hayden Planetarium, Franklin Park Zoo, Museum of Science, New England Aquarium, Boston Public Garden
- Arts: Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops, Boston Lyric Opera, Boston Ballet, Commonwealth Shakespeare
- Major League Sports: Boston Red Sox (MLB), New England Patriots (NFL), Boston Celtics (NBA), Boston Bruins (NHL), New England Revolution (MLS)
- Historic Sites and Museums: Fameuil Hall Marketplace, Boston National Historical Park, Old North Church, John F. Kennedy Library and Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Paul Revere House, Boston Historical Society and Museum