Cambridge is a city located 3 miles from the city business district of Boston. It is located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in the United States. The city was named for the University of Cambridge, located in England. Historically this area was an important center of Puritan theology. Today it is the fifth most populated city in the state, following Boston, Worcester, Springfield, and Lowell.
Two of the world’s most prominent universities, are based in Cambridge. These are Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Other top employers in Cambridge include the City of Cambridge, Novartis, Mount Auburn Hospital, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, and Genzyme. There are many options for serviced offices in Cambridge.
Entertainment And Dining Out
While visiting Cambridge one of the best things to do is visit all the museums. There are a lot of them in the city including the Harvard Art Museum, the Busch-Reisinger Museum, the Fogg Art Museum, and the Arthur M. Sackler Museum. There is also the Harvard Museum of Natural History, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, the Harvard Semitic Museum, Harvard MIT Museum, and the List Visual Arts Center at MIT. Dining options in Cambridge include Border Café, Evoo Restaurant, Oleana, Midwest Grill, Chez Henri, and the Harvest Restaurant.
The nearest major airport to Cambridge is Logan International Airport. This airport has international and domestic flights from Boston, Massachusetts and is 6 miles from the city center. Another major airport in the area is Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, offering domestic flights from Manchester, New Hampshire, 52 miles from Cambridge. Provincetown Municipal Airport has domestic flights from Provincetown, Massachusetts and is 120 miles from Cambridge. Boston public transportation consists of commuter rail, train, bus, and water shuttles. The rapid-transit system serves the core city and many of the suburbs. Cambridge is well served by the Boston area transportation system. It is easy to walk to locations in the center of the city.