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Day Trip from Providence to Boston by Rail
"Take the kids for a one-day experience of one of the USA's oldest cities Boston. Founded in 1630 over 100 years before the Declaration of Independence Boston was the site of the beginning of the Revolutionary War and three of the Declaration signers are buried there -- Samuel Adams John Hancock and Robert Treat Paine.After a relaxing railroad trip from Providence enjoy a tour around the city
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Go Boston Card
"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
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New York to Boston Day Trip by Rail
"Take the kids for a one-day experience of one of the USA's oldest cities Boston. Founded in 1630 over 100 years before the Declaration of Independence Boston was the site of the beginning of the Revolutionary War and three of the Declaration signers are buried there -- Samuel Adams John Hancock and Robert Treat Paine. After a relaxing railroad trip from New York enjoy a tour around the city
From $329.00

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Boston Hahbah (Boston Speak for Harbor)

Yes, go see the hahbah! You can even take boat tours. You can take a ferry to one of the islands. You can ride a carousel at Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park. It's just east of the Faneuil Hall...
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GracesTrips
Aug 11, 2015

The Long Wharf

The Long Wharf of Boston was formerly the busiest part of Boston in the Colonial Times of 1710 as a connection to the Deep water part of boston bay from near fanneuil hall and Customs House and this...
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machomikemd
Jul 07, 2014

The Odyssey

The younger, more beautiful, sister of The Spirit of Boston, The Odyssey offers those with means a sophisticated and spectacular way to view Boston Harbor and it's islands. They offer various cruise...
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fdrich29
Jul 12, 2009

The water's Edge

The wharf area is now mostly commercial and smattered with condos among the wharf inlets. You can pick up some bay cruise boats here apparently for tours on the water. Union wharf is one example of...
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BruceDunning
Oct 18, 2008

If you have kids with you,...

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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diver-x
Dec 03, 2007

The Waterfront

When I first moved up to Boston I used to love to come and sit by the water during lunch. That harbor water was pretty murky back then. Probably still is now. But if you go on a nice clear day and the...
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garridogal
Sep 10, 2006

Boston Harbor

Sit down by the harbor and watch the boats go by. There are lots of people out for pleasure, but Boston is a working harbor as well.From Long Wharf you can jump on a whalewatching cruise, take the...
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mayafly
Jun 08, 2005

Boston Harbor in Summertime

Boston is a great city for walking. You can explore most of the downtown area on foot. Summer is a popular season with tourists, most of whom take the Freedom trail, which is a great idea. You can do...
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dinhyen
Sep 25, 2004

Walking the Harbor

Boston Harbor has gone through troubled times, as most of it was unaccessible for many years. The area has been slowly revitalized, and you can now walk a great deal of it. You can start in the North...
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vivalasteph
May 08, 2004

Boston Harbour

A very nice harbour and very special since it is so close to the centre of a major city. The harbour buildings have been renovated and are now beautifull appartmentbuildings. There are parks and...
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Jozzzef
Mar 30, 2004

Long Wharf / Aquarium

There are a lot of activities around the New England Aquarium area. There are boat rides from Long Wharf to other destinations. The "T" boat ferry has service to Boston Logan Airport. Just walk along...
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meteorologist1
Nov 13, 2003

Boston Tea Party Ship & Museum

Great photograph spot. Unfortunately the museum was closed when I was there. On their web site it says there was a fire at the museum so it will be closed for the rest of the season. Pretty historic...
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Aug 02, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near Boston

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King's Chapel

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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City Hall

The New Boston City hall is just a stone's throw away from the old City Hall Building that was built in 1968 and on the famous brutalist style which was popular during those times (brutalist design...
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Granary Burying Ground

I enjoy visiting cemeteries. I think they are beautiful and hold spiritual tranquility. I look at the crypts and headstones and wonder if the deceased have families that live on. I enjoy the beauty of...
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Black Heritage Trail

This is a shorter trail than the freedom trail and takes you mainly around the Beacon Hill area which is lovely in itself. There are beautiful mansion houses and millionaire's squares. Excellent and...
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Old State House

What a great idea! To use a landmark as also a metro station is genius! The Old State House is one of the oldest public buildings in the United States, built in 1712-1713. It's one of the landmarks...
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Old South Meeting House

A den of traitors. Or at least that's how the British would have seen it. This was the dry tinder box for the American Revolution. The locals would meet here for heated debates about the future of the...
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