Boston Things to Do

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  • 26. Hancock Tower

    4 out of 5 stars

    Just kidding, well sort of. Panes of glass once fell from the tower, but nobody got hurt. It took engineers years to fix the problem. This is a beautiful building and definately worth a picture of...

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  • 27. 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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  • 28. Paul Revere House

    4 out of 5 stars

    Well Everyone Knows Paul Revere, the famous American patriot who was most famous for alerting the Colonial militia to the approach of British forces before the battles of Lexington and Concord in 1775...

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  • 29. 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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  • 30. John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library & Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This striking building, designed by I.M. Pei, houses the Presidential Library of John F. Kennedy. At the library's museum, you are immersed in a multimedia presentation of the the former President's...

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  • 31. 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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  • 32. 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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  • 33. Seaport District

    If you have kids with you, Museum Wharf is a must. There you will find the Children's Museum and the Computer Museum. I had a hard time dragging my nephew away from the Children's Museum! Even if you...

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  • 34. Museum of Science

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Museum of Science is worth visiting for everyone who is interested in how the world around us revolves, how things work, and especially why. The museum is stacked full of all kind of fancy gadgets...

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  • 35. Trolley Tours

    being a historic and touristy City, there are various Boston Trolley Buses plying routes around the boston area and beyond like Cambridge or Yorktown this trolley tours are different from the regular...

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  • 36. 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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  • 37. King's Chapel

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This church was originally used by the British colonialists for their Anglican services from the time the original wooden structure was built in 1688. To make room for the growing number of its...

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  • 38. Old State House

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Old State House is a landmark on the Freedom Trail that I felt was not to be missed. Tours are at regular intervals or you can guide yourself. I opted to take part in a tour and found the guide to...

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  • 39. Trinity Church

    Standing opposite the Boston Public Library, Trinity Church is dwarfed in size by the surrounding buildings but still retains an incredible impressiveness in its elaborate architecture. The church was...

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  • 40. Public Library

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This Library is such a delight full of magnificent art every step you take from the vestibule, with vaulted ceiling of pink Knoxville marble where there is a bronze statue of the Governor of...

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  • 41. 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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  • 42. Old South Church

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    THIS GREAT HIGH-STEEPLED CHURCH is often confused with the Old North Church. But the Old South Meeting House has plenty of history of its own. Here a group of colonists planned the Boston Tea Party...

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  • 43. 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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  • 44. 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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  • 45. The Boston Tea Party Ship and Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    We went to the Boston Tea Party Museum a few days after it opened. The historical actors and authenticity of the ships and meeting house were terrific. Loved the Robinson Tea Chest and treats at...

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  • 46. 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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  • 47. Cambridge

    the most elite of the Ivy League Schools in Cambridge and all across North America is the Iconic Harvard Univeristy! It is the oldest of the universities founded in Cambridge, which was started in...

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  • 48. Haymarket

    4 out of 5 stars

    Personally, I don't shop at Haymarket. I have no need to buy fruit or veggies by the sackful. And the few times I ever did buy produce there, the vendors wouldn't let me touch or select anything on my...

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  • 49. 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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  • 50. Copp's Hill Burying Ground

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Having visited here in the dark on the Ghouls and Gravestones tour we returned to the cemetery when following the Freedom Trail. Many of the original gravestones from this cemetery are now missing as...

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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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