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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

Water Shuttles Tips (9)

Boston Ferries

For a city struck out into the Atlantic on a peninsular of land, it's not surprising to find Boston has ferry services to shuttle people from one place to another. The ferry services form part of the...
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antistar
May 26, 2013

Why Pay For An Expensive Cruise

An economical way to see Boston by water is to take the MBTA harbor ferry from the Aquarium (Long Wharf) to the Charlestown Navy Yard and back. The Ferry runs every 15 minutes, so there is little...
CanadianJaybird
Apr 04, 2011

Ferry to Charlestown

A good way to get to the USS Constitution in Charlestown is to take the water shuttle. Operated by the 'T' it leaves from Long Wharf every half hour. It's a short trip, taking less than 10 minutes to...
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jasperdo
Jun 15, 2006

The Water is the Way!

When flying into Boston, take the appropriate shuttle to the "Water Docks" . Normally there are boats waiting but sometimes they are not there and if that happens to panic. There is a small box that...
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Melissa510
Nov 16, 2004

Water Shuttles

Many people prefer water-shuttles & ferries to get to & from Logan Airport or to & from the North & South Shores. See http://tdc-www.harvard.edu/massbike/info/ferries.htm for a list...
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diver-x
Oct 21, 2002

Okay, this is more of an...

Okay, this is more of an activity than a transportation tip, but if you go to the Public Garden next to Boston Common, you'll see a pond in which you can take a ride on a pedal-powered swan boat. The...
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acemj
Aug 25, 2002

We took a ferry from...

We took a ferry from Charlestown (the end of the Freedom Trail), back to downtown Boston. It cost $1.25 one way which wasn't bad at all. The ride itself was less than 10 minutes.Photo: You can't tell,...
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Carmanah
Aug 24, 2002

Getting from the Airport in style

If you arrive at Logan airport, the nicest way to go to downtown Boston is to take the waterbus: at $10, it's more expensive than a subway but much cheaper than the taxi and so much more agreeable! ...
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LHOON
Apr 20, 2003

There are many modes of...

There are many modes of transportation to get to Boston. For instance you can fly into Boston's Logan airport, you take a bus, you can drive, or you can even take a boat like one of these.
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Yubert
Aug 25, 2002
 
 
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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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