U.S. News & World Report released its new rankings of the Best Summer Vacations in the USA and awarded Boston the number one spot for 2018.
Boston offers visitors endless historical sights to discover and beautiful ocean views to admire along its harbor. Travelers often join Sox fans at Fenway Park or shoppers on Newbury Street. Alongside other cities ranked as top summer vacations, Boston is also an ideal getaway for visitors looking for family-friendly and affordable experiences, according to the report.
The top 20 domestic destinations were considered and selected from more than 700 destinations around the United States. The U.S. News uses an unbiased methodology that combines the analysis of expert and user opinions.
The Best Summer Vacations were ranked on components including seasonality and affordability, as well as categories ranging from sights, culture, and people to nightlife and adventure.
Boston is also ranked second under Washington D.C. for Best Historical Destinations in the U.S.