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Brief Overview of City: Boston is one of the most storied cities in the United States. Originally founded in 1630 by English Puritans, the city is known as the “Birthplace of the American Revolution” for its early role in the war for independence, which includes the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party and the Battle of Bunker Hill. The subsequent decades saw Boston grow through waves of industrialization and immigration. Starting in the 1820s, Irish immigrants began arriving in large numbers and have since left Boston with a distinct cultural heritage. The city earned a reputation as a maritime powerhouse,…

Brief Overview of the State: Ohio is located in the Midwest, and it is a part of the Great Lakes Region. The state took its name from the Ohio River. In fact, in the language of the Seneca people, it means “great river”. Ohio is often called the Buckeye State, which stems from the buckeye trees that are prominent in the state. There are quite a few wilderness areas in Ohio, and many of the residents of the state therefore enjoy getting out into the woods and the trails to hike and hunt, and to enjoy the waters of Lake…

Overview of City Filled with art, music, and culture, Los Angeles is arguably home to one of the most diverse communities on the globe. At each corner of Los Angeles, you’ll see beautiful murals, hear inspiring music, and smell tantalizing flavors from around the world. Some highlights of Los Angeles include the iconic Beverly Hills, home to hundreds to celebrities and some of the most expensive food around. Of course, you can’t miss a LA Dodgers baseball game or a Los Angeles Lakers game. Finally, end your day watching the beautiful sunset at Santa Monica Pier. Best Areas/Neighborhoods Beverly Hills: You’ve…