What is Boston?
Boston is a small town situated in the Mkhomazi and Elands River valleys of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Where Is Boston In South Africa
Boston is located in the region of KwaZulu-Natal. KwaZulu-Natal’s capital Pietermaritzburg (Pietermaritzburg) is approximately 42 km / 26 mi away from Boston (as the crow flies). The distance from Boston to South Africa’s capital Pretoria (Pretoria) is approximately 469 km / 292 mi (as the crow flies).
Boston is a charming little village in the Mkhomazi Valley of the Natal Midlands about 40km from Bulwer. In fact, Bulwer and Boston are very much connected to each other as part of the Boston/Bulwer Beat, a local organization formed to bring this beautiful area to the attention of tourists. The Drakensberg Mountains are within a few hours’ drive from the town
The area is only about an hour from Durban and with its rolling hills, rivers, lush forests, waterfalls, and dams it is an ideal escape into nature. Activities include paragliding, trout fishing, birding, rafting, and hiking.
There are a number of endangered bird species in the area including the very rare Cape Parrot, the Wattled Crane, and the Blue Swallow. There are only 360 breeding pairs of the Cape Parrot left in the world.
The area is a hive of activity and an annual Spring Fling is held at the Boston Country Club, a festive occasion where everyone can enjoy the social scene with good food and wine.
What Boston is known for?
Boston is best known for its famous baked beans, Fenway Park, The Boston Marathon, and of course for the bar from Cheers, but dig a little deeper below the surface and you’ll find a surprising wealth of things that make Boston one of the best cities in America—and the world.
Why is Boston worth visiting?
It’s easy to see why Boston is one of the most historical vacation destinations in the United States. Between the beautiful architecture, unique culture, amazing history, and delicious food, it’s one of the most popular tourist destinations on the East Coast.