Local Attractions/Accommodations

Beacon Hill is a prosperous historic neighborhood which is mostly residential. It is home to the Commonwealth's Government and the State House.  You can take a tour of the State House which contains a good collection of statues, artwork, and historic flags.  Expect to find many historic 19th century townhouses designed by the famous Charles Bulfinch who designed the Aldrich Center, as well as the State House and the U.S. Capitol Building. Head down Charles Street and you will find many antique shops, unique clothing boutiques, quaint gift shops and wonderful restaurants.