On your next trip to Cambridge, Massachusetts make sure to consider employing our Cambridge car hire services as your main method of transportation. Cambridge is the fifth-largest city in the state and is part of the Greater Boston metropolis area, it is known for being the home of both Harvard University as well as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Due to the city’s size, it is not served by an airport in particular, the closes places where you could land being Logan Airport in Boston, the Manchester-Boston Airport or T.F. Green Airport. The city isn’t really reachable by rail either, but there are subway and commuter rail lines which will take you from Boston to Cambridge. Of course you can get there by road and once there make sure to consider employing our Cambridge car rental services while on your stay there.
Cambridge being known for the upper mentioned higher learning and research institutions, isn’t known as a stand alone tourist attraction, however there are a couple of things to see and do while in the city which will surely keep you occupied for your stay there.
The African America Heritage Trail features twenty historic plaques which can be found across the city which honor great African Americans of Cambridge between 1840 to 1940.
One attraction that is a bit more peculiar to consider an attraction is the Mount Auburn Cemetery. This is the first landscaped cemetery in the country and the first large-scale landscape design at the same time. The tower there provides a great panoramic view of both Cambridge as well as Boston and the countryside to the north. The cemetery is actually a National Historic Landmark so it can be considered a tourist attraction due to this as well.
There are a couple of museum in the city as well, for instance the MIT Museum is a must-see for any geek or technology enthusiast, it features a huge collection of holography and a hall of hacks – which refer to practical physical jokes which were placed around the institute at one time or another. A great experience for young and old alike.
These are of course only a few of the things that you can see and do while in Cambridge so make sure to employ our Cambridge car hire services in order to better experience the city and its surroundings.