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  • 1. Freedom Trail

    For Americans probably the most patriotic thing to do while in Boston is to tour the Freedom Trail. These are a collection of sites on a 2.5 mile trail that leads through historic Boston. Although...

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  • 2. North End

    Hanover Street is the main strip of the North End and Boston's "Little Italy". The street seems to be lined from end to end with Italian restaurants, many quite expensive. I came across to me as...

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  • 3. Boston Public Garden

    Coming soon! This is a beautiful landscape (except for the weather, cause it made the picture look gray) of the little lake in Boston Public Garden and the buildings on the background, I love the...

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  • 4. Faneuil Hall / Quincy Market

    The city of Boston finally has free Wi Fi Internet hotspots. One is in Quincy Market, Another is at Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park, near Long Wharf. Network Name (SSID) GalaxyFreeWifi Quincy...

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  • 5. Esplanade / Hatch Shell

    Boston is just so photogenic. Just walking around and being surprised when turning a corner. Just follow the Freedom trail and let it lead you to some pleasant surprises. I like John Sargent...

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  • 6. Harvard Square / Harvard University

    Harvard University is the oldest and possibly the most prestigious college in the United States. The college was founded in 1636 by a collection of well-educated Puritans. This is the original Ivy...

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  • 7. Granary Burial Ground

    This famous graveyard is a stop along the Freedom trail. Many of the headstones are thin and worn away, but they're authentic, and usually you can read the engraving. Some even sport the skull and...

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  • 8. Recommended Itineraries

    Seize the day & enjoy shopping, dining & sightseeing in this fine city. Legal Sea Foods, Mamma Maria, Bull & Finch Pub (Cheers), Blue Man Group, Whale Watching, the Freedom Trail & John F. Kennedy...

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  • 9. Hancock Tower

    Prior to 9/11, this would've been a Must See tip. However, since you can no longer see the view from the tallest building in New England, why bother? It's a shame and kind of silly for the observatory...

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  • 10. Old North Church

    A walk and lunch in the Italian North End area of Boston is where I would go back to when visiting Boston again. Paul Revere and some of the things he made can be found inside his home at North End....

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  • 11. Trinity Church

    This is a very old church in the heart of Boston and now included on most tour companys' sights as it makes a tremendous photo. The reflection of the church in the all glass exterior of the very tall...

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  • 12. Beacon Hill & Charles Street

    If you take the T ( Bostonians call the T for Subway Line)to Park Street you can see this Beacon Hill Street just next to the park. There is a long walk they call Freedom Trial. They painted this...

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  • 13. Eating & Drinking

    yes, you saw it right! bostonians call clam chowder as "clam chowda" with their bostonian accent. this is the second most popular food in New England! Clam Chowder is more popular in the west coast...

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  • 14. Back Bay

    The Back Bay neighborhood, well known for expensive housing and first-class shopping, is dominated by brownstone townhouses. Outdoor cafes and upscale shops line Newbury Street, the perfect place to...

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  • 15. Other Churches

    While the inside of Boston's churches might look austere to most, but the parishners didn't remove all art from their services. Most churches have organs for accompanying the congretgation in song. In...

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  • 16. Architecture

    Boston's City Hall has got to be the ugliest building in town. Makes me wonder what folks were thinking when they approved this design. It looks like a parking structure that would be way too top...

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  • 17. Boston Common

    Boston Common - the famous city park in downtown Boston. Across the street from the park is a plaque. It reads: 'In or about the year of our Lord One thousand six hundred thirty and four the then...

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  • 18. Harbor Walk

    The Boston Harbor. I love to see the ships and I enjoy the Harbor activities. There is a trail called 'Harborwalk' It begins at the Old State House and takes you to the Center of merchant exchanges...

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  • 19. Fenway Park

    Last seat in the right field stands. This is where I sat at my first game outside of Yankee Stadium. I was about enough 16 and enjoyed the seat. Only because we didnt have to move. I even then was...

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  • 20. State House

    Boston's State House is quite unlike any building I've seen in the USA. With it's golden dome and Roman architecture, it's really hard to miss. 'Designed by Charles Bulfinch, the State House was...

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  • 21. Old State House

    Here's the Old City Hall (aka: the old State House). It was built in 1713 and was the headquarters of the British government in Boston. 'It served as merchants’ exchange, general meeting place, site...

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  • 22. Revere Beach

    Revere Beach is a beautiful beach that has undergone a complete renovation over the past few years. The boulevard now features extended walkways, old fashion light poles (50's style), trees, fine...

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  • 23. Seaport District

    Boston's Waterfront district is a shining example of urban renewal. The part of the city was at onetime cut off from the rest of the city by way of a major highway. A casuality of America's love...

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  • 24. Navigating

    Even though there's the freedom trail, there's a ton of other stuff to see in Boston, and most of it's out of the way.. We got lost several times while exploring Boston, so luckily we had several maps...

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  • 25. Old South Church

    Located across the street from extraordinary Trinity Church, the beauty of the Old South Church is often being ignored by tourists. Originally founded in 1869 the Old South Church was moved to its...

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