According to U.S. News, Boston is at the top of the list of best summer vacations in the country.
The report said Boston appeals to travelers of all types when the weather gets warm, citing Fenway Park and the Freedom Trail as hot spots. It also mentions how Boston’s Little Italy, Faneuil Hall Marketplace and the abundance of breweries and summer festivals appeal to every type of foodie.
Beantown beat out such New England communities as Portland, Maine, and Cape Cod.
Boston is also ranked among the top destinations in the world for summer vacation, coming in at No. 3, behind Paris, France, and Florence, Italy.