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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

Commuter Rail Tips (11)

Getting there

By rail:Domestic travelers -- check out www.Amtrak.com for train schedule. Amtrak stops at the South Station as well. About 4 hours from New York. Approximately $60-$70 one way depending on your...
LrSorr
May 14, 2007

Rail for the Commuters

The rail is maybe the better way to ride into downtown if in the suburbs. I stayed out in Danvers; 15 miles away. After finding the parking place and rail line, the rest was okay to drop you off at...
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BruceDunning
Oct 19, 2008

Get Tickets at one end or the Other

Whether you are taking the subway, or rail, or Amtrack, the main stations in Boston downtown are South and North; that being called TD NOrth Bank Garden. I am not sure where the garden was; mostly...
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BruceDunning
Oct 17, 2008

Parking for the rail

Commuting to get to the downtown may be difficult if you cannot find d spot for the vehicle first. I drove all around Salem a while before I finally found a place on an off street that was free. The...
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BruceDunning
Oct 16, 2008

Slow but reliable

We caught the commuter rail a couple of times during our trip. Once to get to Bridgewater State Uni to visit our daughter and once to get to Salem for a day trip out of town. You can catch the T from...
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Tracyden
Apr 25, 2011

South Staition

South Station is the hub of most of the commuter rails and Amtrak trains. It's a beautiful, historic building and there are porters available to help you if you don't know where to make your...
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sophiebeans
Jan 06, 2008

MBTA Trains

If you're staying somewhere near Boston rather than in it, the MBTA runs commuter trains from a lot of the suburbs. There are a lot of trains on weekdays, and still not too few on weekends (at the...
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Fewf
Apr 04, 2011

Yay for the Commuter Rail!

Traffic in Boston can be brutal, but the city has a remarkably convenient and handy mass transit system.In addition to the "T", there is an extensive commuter rail system that connects outlying areas...
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gilescorey
May 01, 2010

North Station

In January 1842 Charles Dickens came to Boston and in the last few days, in February, before he moved on to Pennsyvania, he was invited by Lowell to visit Lowell's cotton mills. In Chapter 4 of his...
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Galahad
Dec 29, 2005

Trains and Buses

There is an extensive train and bus system here. It is 1.25 for the train and 90 cents for the bus. The trains are not attractive and there are not too many cars on it but it gets you where you want...
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iam1wthee
Apr 04, 2011

Logan Airport is the way most...

Logan Airport is the way most travelers come in. However, if you plan to drive into NH why don't you fly into Manchester, NH--its' less congested and you can drive into Boston.Until the BIG DIG...
betty2sean
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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"BOSTON KALEIDOSCOPE AND ITS CAST OF COLORS…"
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"IF HOME IS WHERE YOUR HEART IS-THEN I LIVE HERE"
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"Boston in a Nutshell"
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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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