South Street Seaport is your gateway to Lower Manhattan’s rich history and cultural
diversity. Nestled between the Brooklyn Bridge and the canyons of Wall Street, The
Seaport is a destination for year-round live entertainment, harbor cruises, unique
shopping, incredible dining, cultural activities and more. Discover the best views
of the East River, including the ‘Three Bridges’ (Brooklyn, Manhattan, Williamsburg),
Statue of Liberty, Governor’s Island and Brooklyn skyline while dining and enjoying
cocktails on the water. The Seaport District boasts popular shops, cafes and restaurants
along Front Street and Fulton Street. Plus a new and innovative attraction has launched
in the historic district called, SEE / CHANGE. And, we have announced an exciting
new redevelopment project of the Pier 17 building. Stay tuned!
Faneuil Hall Marketplace, located in the historic heart of Boston, welcomes visitors
to walk through history and experience what has become New England’s #1 destination.
This magical place in the center of Boston is like no other! It is as alive today
as it was in 1742 when our nation’s fathers proclaimed it “The Cradle of Liberty”.
Enjoy world-renowned street performers. Browse and shop over 75 locally loved shops
and specialty pushcarts. Smell and taste wonderfully diverse ethnic foods in the
Quincy Market Colonnade – the largest international food hall in New England!
Historic Shopping & Dining Attractions (HSDA) includes three of the top destinations
in the U.S. and "must see" attractions for international and domestic travelers: South
Street Seaport in NYC, Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston and Union Station DC in
the nation's capital.
The goal is to provide the top three activities of any traveler…great shopping, eclectic
dining and cultural experiences.
Packaged with the rich history that each project offers, visitors can see and do
everything they desire in one main attraction in each city including learning about
our important heritage in America, as well as shopping, fabulous dining, and captivating
Union Station DC, opened in 1907, is considered to be one of the finest examples
of the Beaux-Arts style of architecture and was designed to serve as a gateway for
the capital city. At the time it was built, it was the largest train station in the
world. However, the advent of air travel led to a decline in railroad passengers,
and the building was sealed in 1981. After three years of renovation at a cost of
$160 million, Union Station reopened in 1988 - restored to its former glory. This
living museum was redeveloped as a bustling retail center and intermodal transportation
facility. In addition to over 130 unique shops and restaurants, Union Station is
the hub for Amtrak's headquarters and executive offices.