Boston and Cambridge offer Lesley Students a vibrant student scene with a wealth of museums, shops, restaurants, sports venues and historic sites to explore.
Boston and Cambridge are filled with fascinating nooks and crannies, some obvious and others that you will find for yourself. Get out and see what Boston and Cambridge have to offer.
Hop on the T (America's first subway) -- or take advantage of the inherently walkable layout -- to see all that you can be in Boston.
Be a Fan - Check out Fenway Park or TD Garden and see what being a Boston sports fan is all aboutBe Active - Try ice skating on the Frog Pond, walking the Freedom Trail, or jogging alongside the Charles RiverBe Inquisitive - Explore the city's many museums -- from the Museum of Fine Arts to the Museum of ScienceBe Entertained - Score discounted student tickets to the ballet, symphony or theatreBe Inspired - From sacred spaces to historic landmarks, Boston's architecture and design are sure to impressBe Enlightened - Head to Copley Square to visit the Boston Public Library and get lost in a good bookBe Adventurous - Take a culinary tour through neighborhoods beyond the tourist scene to sample new cuisineBe a Bargain Hunter - Stroll through Boston's SoWa market or scour the city's thrift shops for hidden treasures
Lesley's campus is located amongst Cambridge's famous squares. These cross-sections of culture, academia and commerce are the hubs of Cambridge's diverse neighborhoods
Harvard Square - Shops, restaurants and cafes as well as the Brattle CampusPorter Square- Authentic Asian cuisine in Lesley's University Hall buildingInman Square - Home to some of Cambridge's best restaurantsKendall Square - Independent movies, great restaurants and diverse nightlifeCentral Square - Your Cambridge destination for live music and theatreLechmere Square - Hit up the Cambridgeside Galleria Mall on a rainy dayDavis Square - Ok, we know it's technically in Somerville, but it's on the border and worth a quick trip on the Red Line
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