Boston Off The Beaten Path

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  • 26. Boston History

    Lexington and Concord are steeped in history. Located west of Boston, they were where the first Revolutionary War battles were faught. Things to see in Lexington include; Lexington Battle Green,...

  • 27. Sidetrips: Portsmouth, NH

    Fall is the shortest of the four seasons and only lasts for 6 to 8 weeks at most and although you can experience fall weather in other areas of the United States, there is a rustic charm in seeing the...

  • 28. Colleges & Universities

    Located in Chestnut Hill, Boston College is another awesome college in the Boston area. Since my purpose when I was in Boston was visiting colleges, so Boston College's campus didn't impressive that...

  • 29. Cape Cod

    Rent a car once and drive to Cape Code. It is a beautiful place to relax or take a swim in the summer time. Province town is very beautiful. I was very surprised to met so many gay and lesbians. I...

  • 30. Black Heritage Trail

    Museum of Afro American History 14 Beacon Street Phone: 617-725-0022 Hours: 10:00am-4:00pm Mon.-Sat. Free admission This museum chronicles African American history in Boston and the contributions...

  • 31. Walden Pond

    Technically Walden Pond isn't in Boston but in Concord, MA. But it's only a short hop away and I think you would want to see it, if only because it was associated with Thoreau (I assume you've heard...

  • 32. Samuel Adams Brewery Tour

    The Samuel Adams Brewery Tour was alot of fun. At first you learn the history of the beer and then how to make it. After that they take you to a tasting room and you get to taste all the different...

  • 33. South Boston & Dorchester

    SOUTH BOSTON...('Southie' to locals) is the Irish section of town, a fact which immediately becomes apparent due to signs like these! Little by little, though, other ethnic groups are moving into the...

  • 34. Blue Hills Reservation

    About 10 miles south of Boston, Blue Hills is a great place for hiking. There is a lake for canoeing and swimming, but I like to hike, I have many times seen deer while walking the paths early in the...

  • 35. King Richard's Faire

    KING RICHARD'S FAIRE... This Renaissance Faire, located in Carver, Massachusetts, is open every weekend from September 1st until October 12st. You can see jousting knights, damsels in distress,...

  • 36. Boston Public Garden

    Have you ever read the book "Make Way for Ducklings" by Robert McClosky, either as a child yourself, or perhaps youve read it to your own children? Well, that very book is of course set in Boston....

  • 37. Haymarket

    Blackstone Street, near Faneuil Hall and Haymarket Station, has long been home to Boston's largest open-air produce market. It is always interesting to swing through here during the day on Friday and...

  • 38. Revere Beach

    Revere Beach is a few miles north of Boston. It's right across the street from the MBTA Blue Line Wonderland or Revere Beach stops, and also has parking along the beach. In the past, generations of...

  • 39. Peabody Essex Museum

    PEM is founded in 1799, the oldest continuing museum. For people living in Boston area, it is the closest place to see an authentic classical Chinese An Hui style residence house moved from a...

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Boston Off The Beaten Path

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There's plenty to do off the Freedom Trail.  Explore the neighborhoods, take a boat ride to a harbor island, or visit the surrounding towns.

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