Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Boston - The Wrap-Up

We spent our last few days in Boston being rather low-key.

On Thursday, October 10, Steve took a couple of the older boys into the city to walk around the campuses of MIT and Harvard University. While MIT didn't leave an enduring impression on the boys, apparently Harvard did. As a matter of fact, one of the boys says he wants to apply for admission there. Hmmm... we'll see what comes of that.

On Friday, October 11, we didn't do anything remarkable. We stayed at our camper all day enjoying our last day at the Hanscom AFB FamCamp. We cleaned the camper, went grocery shopping, and did the laundry, all in preparation for embarking on the next leg of our journey.

On Saturday, October 12, the two oldest boys took the SAT exam in the Boston area. I stayed in the car and waited for them to finish while Steve and the other boys left town with the camper and headed for New York City. We caught up with them that evening.

Overall, I have to say that we were pleasantly surprised with how much we enjoyed Boston. The downtown is full of history, the people are friendly, the city is well-maintained, and the area is very easy to navigate - even for out-of-towners like us! If you've never been to Boston, this is one city I can heartily recommend for sightseeing.