Boston Things to Do

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  • 26. Newbury Street

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The most fashionable street in all of Boston must surely be Newbury streeet. Lined with beautiful Brownstones and shops on the ground levels, Newbury street is a great place to find yourself during...

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  • 27. Mapparium - Christian Science Center

    Once I came here, I didn't want to leave. This place is beautiful. My friend, Tim, and I came here a few times during my last summer here. It was because of Tim that I was able to enjoy so many of...

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  • 28. Museum of Science

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The science museum in Boston is an excellent place to indulge your inner geek! It's huge and you could easily spend all day in there. The main halls of the museum cover loads of different aspects of...

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  • 29. Downtown & Financial District

    After dinner one evening, we were looking for something to do, somewhere to go and it just so happens there was a movie we both wanted to see (The Minions). So, we looked for a movie theater. Wow,...

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  • 30. John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library & Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Every president is memorialized by a museum or memorial of variable sophistication. Some are as simple as monuments or museums in the residence of the president ( Calvin Coolidge, Millard Fillmore,...

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  • 31. Trolley Tours

    Boston has several different companies that do Trolley Tours. You won't find a double deck bus tour of the city here, probably because a lot of the centre of Boston has narrow crowded streets. The...

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  • 32. Bunker Hill

    4 out of 5 stars

    for Historical and Miltary Battle Junkies, The Bunker Hill Monument is the holy grail in Visiting Boston, as everyone knows, this monument memorializes the famous battle of June 17, 1775 at Bunker at...

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  • 33. State House

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Old State House lies near Faneuil Hall at State Street while this relatively new and larger State House lies in Beacon Street at Beacon Hill. The State House was moved to here from the Old...

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  • 34. Go Boston Card: 31 Boston Attractions

    If you plan on hitting most of the tourist attractions around Boston, then the Go-Boston Card is a must. It it now good for over 60 attractions. We purchased the 5-day card, and used it to do almost...

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  • 35. The Boston Tea Party Ship and Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The simple legend of the Tea Party, colonists rebelling against a scandalous high tax, is a long way from the truth. It in part represented the culmination of anger for multiple prior taxations on...

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  • 36. Day Trips

    Bedford's claim to fame is its historic battle flag, that is the first battle flag in America. Though it was carried to the Old North Bridge on 19 April 1775, it was actually in existence since the...

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  • 37. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    It is a home and museum with gardens. I was not able to get that far to see due to time constraints, but it is said to be good. Collection of art is large. Venetian architecture prevails inside....

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  • 38. Charlestown

    Charlestown is Boston's oldest neighbourhood. It was a separate city and the first capital of Massachusetts. It lies across the Mystic from today's city centre, in a quiet, laid back neighbourhood...

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  • 39. Cambridge

    The Quaint University Town of Cambridge, just across the Charles river is where two most of the "Ivy League Universities" of the United States is home to (Harvard University and MIT and a host of...

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  • 40. Trinity Church

    This beautiful church is located in Copley Square in front of the Boston Public Library. I took only a couple of photos outside hoping to obtain some more photos inside. Unfortunately, they were...

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  • 41. Old State House

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Lying Along the Freedom Trail and just a Stone's Throw Away from Both the Boston City Hall and Faneuil Hall is the Old State House, This Georgian Style Buildling was formerly the seat of the...

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  • 42. Old South Church

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This congregation for this church dates back to 1669. That is hard to comprehend that something has existed since 1669. However, the building of this church was actually completed in 1875. This is the...

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  • 43. Esplanade - Hatch Shell

    The Esplanade is a long stretch of land along the banks of the Charles River made into a nice park. It is separated from the rest of Boston by Storrow Drive and is only accessible by a number of...

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  • 44. King's Chapel

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The King's Chapel is one of the many protestant Unitarian Denominational Churches in New England and is part of the Freedom Trail, you can check this area and Chapel too as it lies just in Tremont...

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  • 45. Commonwealth Avenue

    Providing a respite from Newbury Street is this Mall running along Commonwealth Avenue. A beautiful wide expanse with benches and historical sculptures lining the path where you'll see couples and...

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  • 46. Public Library

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Around the Famous Landmarks around Copley Square are two structures side by side that is only separated by Bolyston Street and Darthmouth Street, these are the Old South Church and one of the Boston...

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  • 47. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Smaller in scale than the Big Sail, Transparent Horizon by Louise Nevelson, is another noteworthy sculpture. Made of corten steel, and clearly abstract in its composition, it is worth a few minutes of...

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  • 48. Harbor Islands

    We went out to one of the Boston Harbor Islands on June 6th, 2005: Georges Island. To get out to the island, one catches a ferry from Long Wharf in downtown Boston, for about $10. We were hoping to...

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  • 49. Franklin Park Zoo

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    As a lifelong Jeff Corwin fan I was excited to see the Franklin Park Zoo now offers a self guided audio tour by the man himself. My kids loved playing with the ipod device and hearing all the cool...

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  • 50. Sam Adams Brewery

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Boston is home of the finest line of American Beer, Samuel Adams. There are several variations (octoberfest being my favorite) and the tour is very interesting. The company was started in 1984 by Jim...

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From the historical to the modern, Boston offers plenty to do.  If the weather is good, the best activities are outdoors.  Walk the Freedom Trail, take a boat to a harbor island or on...

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