Boston is the largest city in New England, and one of the most historic, wealthy, and influential cities in the United States of America. Early European settlers renamed the area Boston after the town Boston in Lincolnshire, England. Many years later The infamous Boston Tea Party became a key event leading up to the revolution against Britain. A visit to Boston integrates the classic with the contemporary. It has a plethora of museums, historical sights, and wealth of live performances, all explain why the city it one of the ten most popular tourist locations in the country.