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  • 26. New England Aquarium

    The waterfront's prime attraction dominates Central Wharf. Desined in 1969 the aquarium's core encloses a vast four-story ocean tank, which contains as innumerable array of marine animals. The fondest...

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  • 27. South Boston

    This journey starts right outside my front door, on Saint Patrick's Day (3-17-2002) with a big parade! You might not be visiting during this 24-hour Irish celebration, but chances are good that you'll...

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  • 28. The BIG DIG

    About eleven years ago our city affectionately called 'Beantown' by some, decided it had to do something about the major traffic problem (one of the worst in the country), causing long commutes and...

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  • 29. 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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  • 30. Boston's Neighborhoods

    I get a lot of emails from people asking for advice about moving to Boston, so here's my general advice. Let me preface this by saying these are my OPINIONS gained from my experience living in several...

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  • 31. Downtown & Financial District

    Shop at Downtown Crossing, home of Filene's, Filene's Basement and Macy's. There are also hundreds of other shops, eateries and street vendors along this pedestrian shopping area of Washington St,...

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  • 32. Weather

    ... there are still a lot of things to do in Boston. The Museum of Science (on a island on Charles River) is very interesting and for the little and big children (yes, me too) interesting. The New...

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  • 33. USS Constitution / Charlestown Navy Yard

    Touring the USS Cassin Young. It was Friday afternoon and humid... but I'm so glad I took the free guided tour of this World War 2 warship. Our guide had a wonderful personality, and took us...

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  • 34. Charles River

    A great view of Boston and some great photographic opportunities can be found on Memorial Drive on the Cambridge side of the Charles River. You can get here by crossing the river at the Longfellow...

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  • 35. Allston

    Allston is a great neighborhood with lots of flavor, the only problem is all the gosh darn college students. I'm just kidding, I lived in Allston when I was going to college. It is loaded with college...

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  • 36. Necco Candy Company

    Imagine my delight when we pulled in to the parking lot of our hotel and I saw the Necco candy headquarters next door! If only it wasn't a Sunday, I'd have seen if I could have had a tour. Mmmm.......

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  • 37. Copley Square

    Visit COPLEY SQUARE in the trendy Back Bay area. It's a great place to sit and 'peoplewatch' when the weather is good! You can also see the beautiful frescoes inside TRINITY CHURCH (shown in the...

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  • 38. Museums & Galleries

    The better apparent way to get into some sites is to buy a city pass for $44. It allows entry to 6 museums/aquarium, if you have time to visit all of them. The savings must be around $15-20 for all...

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  • 39. Park Street Church

    A famous icon in Boston is the Park Street Church. 'Founded in 1809, the Park Street Church building and the 217-foot steeple were, for many years, the first landmark seen by travelers approaching...

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  • 40. Duck Tours

    I love the Duck Tours. The ones in Boston are top notch, too. Yes, they look goofy and you might feel goofy in the beginning riding around on a giant duck, but they're so much fun. Give yourself in to...

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  • 41. Budget Travel

    Check out this fun web page to learn "How to Enjoy Boston on a Shoestring Budget". http://boston.about.com/c/ht/00/07/How_Enjoy_Boston_Shoestring0962933113.htm Great suggestions here, even if you...

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  • 42. Post Office Square

    In the more than two centuries since, the United States and the Postal Service have grown and changed together. Today, the Postal Service fuels the nation's economy and delivers hundreds of millions...

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  • 43. Emerald Necklace

    Take one of the trolley tours! They're well worth it. You can make the tour as long or as short as you want since they let you get off and back on again later at points of interest (except for the...

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  • 44. Newbury Street

    Newbury Street is the place where affluent, trendy, and beautiful people go to see and be seen. Your chance of running into a Ferrari or Porsche, or a Euro-wannabe, is higher here than anywhere else...

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  • 45. Chinatown

    This strategic area near Boston Common and south of downtown was once known as the "Combat Zone". It has been cleaned up significantly and is now much cleaner and safer. As always, it's a bustling...

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  • 46. Holocaust Memorial

    Boston has a real depth of culture which comes from it architecture, historical significance and people. This photo is of a Holocaust monument in the city. It was a very interesting design with names...

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  • 47. Globe Book Store

    The Boston Globe Store – one of the oldest stores in the United States, was founded by The Boston Globe newspaper. The store specializes in New England travel books and maps. Location: 258 Washington...

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  • 48. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

    I guess mostly everyone has heard about the prestigious MIT in Boston........ At least ever since I went to college (or earlier?) I knew that the professionals that studied or taught here were highly...

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  • 49. Pubs & Beer

    The bars in the city are extremely varied, some of them upper class and others little irish ;pubs. There is an eclectic gaggle of funky little clubs too and so many good restuarents/theatre etc....

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  • 50. Kenmore Square

    With that huge old neon Citgo sign hanging high overhead, Kenmore Square is home to the world famous Fenway baseball park and the infamous green monster... Parts of the Kenmore area may seem run down,...

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