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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
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Faneuil Hall - Quincy Market

A visit to Boston HAS TO INCLUDE going to the Faneuil Hall Marketplace! It's amazing! First we will talk about the historical significance of it. In 1742 Peter Faneuil, Boston's wealthiest merchant,...
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Salem Common

Be ready for the crowds... even on a rainy day. Lots of folks come in their witch's hats, capes, costumes ... just about anything goes. It's fun! Loads of shops for costumes, crystals, tarot cards,...
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Plymouth Rock

Once in Plymouth visit Plymouth Rock & Mayflower II www.plimoth.org on Water Street. Along with these well-known American icons there are harbor cruises gardens and impressive monuments along the...
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Pilgrim Monument

Perhaps, upon looking at the link, you will feel inspired to visit The Pilgrim Memorial. I as of yet, have not. What I can tell you about the place is that this tower is Provincetown's iconic...
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Heritage Museums & Gardens

If your interests are more flora and fauna related take a 20-minute ride across the Cape Cod Canal to the Town of Sandwich to fully enjoy the beauty and tranquility of Heritage Museums & Gardens...
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Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden

While on our way to Boston we needed a break from car tired child so we stopped here to give her a break out and have lunch. The sculpture garden is not very large and has 4 main sculptures and a 5th...
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Emily Dickinson Museum

I would highly recommend a tour of Emily Dickinson's homestead if you are in Amherst. The story of her life and poetry.,, her family and their friends is a fascinating tale. We had an excellent...
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Old Sturbridge Village

If you are in the general area do make a visit to this 'living' museum...it really is excellent. Old buildings have been brought in from the surrounding area and re-erected to create a 'village' as...
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Crime / After Dark

So, after adding tips about pickpockets to my Paris and Madrid pages, I'm now adding one about my home city! While browsing the racks at Marshalls in the Downtown Crossing area recently, I felt a...
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Boston Common

I was happily taking pictures of the lovely colors at Boston Common, when suddenly a man came running after me, shouting invectives about me taking his picture - which I wasn't - and I didn't even...
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Parking & Driving

People on foot in Boston are some of the friendliest around. When you find yourself down some weird side street, ask directions. But when they get behind the wheel they are A**holes honking! We took...
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Dealing with locals

There's a pub in Brockton near the Mall that has everything...prostitution, drugs dealers, strippers and some of the seediest people in the Boston area...even with the Police at the door (it's...
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Big Dig

In 2006, a section of ceiling from the Connector Tunnel between the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) and the Ted Williams Tunnel collapsed, crushing a car and killing a motorist. The collapse appears to...
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Walking

Jaywalking is rampant in Boston. I've never heard of anyone receiving a ticket. People generally walk at a brisk pace and have little patience to wait for the usually brief walk signal. Waiting at a...
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