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206 Clarendon St, Boston, MA 02116, USA
The Trinity Church in Boston located in the back bay area. This is a historical landmark of America, worth a visit if you are into architecture. Check out the court yard at the back as well. ***Update*** Another reason for you to check out the...
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1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110, USA
In the summer, when the temperatures reach sweltering and the city is crowded with tourists, the Boston Harbor Islands are where Bostonians go to escape. The Harbour Islands are comprised of 12 islands in total. Although it's a mere 15 to 20...
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24 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02133, USA
Love history? Then don't miss at least part of The Freedom Trail. Two and a half miles of 16 sites steeped in history make up Boston's version of the 'Yellow Brick Road.' This time, the brown bricks start at the Boston Common, and lead you on a...
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4401, 9 Spring Ln, Boston, MA 02109, United States
Commonwealth Books is a fantastic place to while away an hour or two, amid an impressive collection of used & rare books, ranging from recent titles to medieval manuscript leaves, engravings, children's books and more. Located in the heart of ...
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44 School St #250, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Taking the self-guided Freedom Trail tour was amazing! A nice walk, a history lesson and beautiful architecture... Follow the red brick line and the trail will take you to 16 places of historic importance in the colonial revolution. Pop into the ...
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50, 800 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02199, USA
Boston is a big city, yet it is possible to see all of the famous sights in one hour at one place: the Skywalk Observatory, inside the Prudential center. As a local, I go there often to see how the city and the view changes—spring's vivid color,...
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465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
If you love art in all its many forms, the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) in Boston is a 'must-see' destination. They have a great collection of Impressionism and Asian art works, from Monet and Van Gogh, to Chinese furniture and Japanese paintings, as...
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370 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113, USA
Walking through the narrow streets of Boston's North End might have you thinking about a delicious Italian meal. Take the time, however to explore the area on Hanover Street where the surrounding brick buildings suddenly give way to a park where...
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139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
The Boston Common, built in 1634, is America's oldest park and the start of the famous Freedom Trail. A beautiful spot to walk in all seasons and try to imagine the Redcoats making camp there in 1775. During the winter, the Frog Pond has a magical...
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Monument Sq, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
A horrid thought, but this is the spot where that famous cry originated in 1775 at the Battle of Bunker Hill. If you dare, climb the 294 stairs of local granite, where you'll be rewarded at the top of the obelisk with a spectacular view of the...
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645 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116, USA
We've all heard of the Old North Church, made famous by Paul Revere, but one of my favorite buildings in Boston is the Old South Church. The copper-clad cupola was inspired by the cupola atop the Basilica of St. Mark, in Venice. The mix of ornate...
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560 Boylston, Boston, MA 02116, USA
Beantown, The Cradle of Liberty or America's Walking City? Whatever you call it, Trinity Church reflected in the Hancock Tower is a perfect example of the old and the new that you'll find in this historic locale. Copley Square is filled with...
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Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, USA
April's first sunset, as viewed from Beacon Hill. Of all the cities I have lived in, Boston has the finest sunsets. The colors are brilliant and the light bounces off the brownstones in most unexpected ways. So when you are in Boston, find out...
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374 Congress St #307, Boston, MA 02210, USA
One of the first things I like to find when visiting a new destination is a place to take a good walk. Winding through the city's waterfront neighborhoods, the design of the HarborWalk allows the public to connect with the cleaned and restored ...
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306 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210, USA
A floating museum is certainly a bit out of the ordinary, and this walk back in history does not disappoint. Live actors, interactive exhibits of artifacts, and authentically restored tea ships will transport children as well as adults back to the...
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100 Park Dr, Boston, MA 02215, USA
While in Boston, we made our way over to see Propeller Theatre Company’s performance of Comedy of Errors. Propeller is a London-based all-male company that does incredible modern stagings of Shakespeare. This sounds like a recipe for cheesy-ness....
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510 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02210, USA
Boston is a great walking city, and there's no better way to get behind the scenes then with guides who love Boston. Committed, trained volunteers run the guided walking tours that cover everything from architecture, going green and neighborhoods...
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1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110, USA
On Saturday, we got up and tried unsuccessfully to have breakfast at the Paramount in Beacon Hill and the North Street Grille in the North End. Guess that’s what happens when you try to brunch at...
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270 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210, USA
The chic, waterfront location of Legal Harborside will remind you of a beautiful yacht. Three floors offer the best of seafood, each in a distinct venue. The first floor is open and pays homage to Legal's casual beginnings. The market area will...
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30 Germania St, Boston, MA 02130, USA
This is one of the best brewery tours I've ever been on. My thoughts on reasons why this may be... 1. All of the tour guides are slightly buzzed 2. They get free beer every day to take home 3. The unique culture and tradition of Boston The tour...
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Columbia Point, Boston, MA 02125, USA
The assassination of Boston’s favorite son is burned into the memory of most Americans who lived through that tragic moment in history, but the JFK Presidential Library and Museum is a celebration of John F. Kennedy’s life, not his...
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484 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02116, USA
Connecting Boston's Public Garden to Massachusetts Avenue the Mall is the central organizing element in the Back Bay. A light dusting of snow silhouettes the tree-lined promenade enhancing its sculptural elements.
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560 Boylston, Boston, MA 02116, USA
Located at the nexus of Boston's Back Bay and South End is Copley Square, named for American artist John Singleton Copley, and framed by two architectural masterpieces: H.H. Richardson's Trinity Church, and the Boston Public Library, designed by...
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351 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116, USA
Just up the street from the Boston Common is the Arlington Street Church. Fluttering in the breeze, you'll see a wall of ribbons, tied to a wrought iron fence. On most are written a simple thought: B Positive, Peace, Boston Strong. What started as...
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2010 William J Day Blvd, Boston, MA 02127, USA
Boston has hosted tall ships on many occasions but every time it is majestic. This is the Coast Guard Eagle entering on the week of July 4, 2012. One can only imagine what the harbor looked like during the era of tall ships. The next time the...
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193 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113, USA
One brisk February weekend, my husband and I took a last minute trip to Boston. We followed the Freedom Trail, a series of important historical sites within the city. I took this shot of a Paul Revere statue behind the Old North Church, and...
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539 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
What originated as a grand movie theater during the Golden Age of Cinema now showcases some of Boston's most exceptional performances and artists. The world-renowned Boston Ballet calls this historic building home, and traveling Broadway shows...
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81 S Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02130, USA
A short walk from Fenway Park and surrounded by the charm of the Mission Hill neighborhood, this 39 room boutique hotel is situated just outside the heart of the city. During the week they feature local talent, sweets from different dessert spots...
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1 Seaport Ln, Boston, MA 02210, USA
An unseasonably warm October day in Boston. The sun shone perfectly on the cityscape. Boston is one of my favorite cities in the United States!
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4 Charles St, Boston, MA 02116, USA
Boston’s Public Garden is magical in the summer, with its many weeping willows and manicured hedges. Kids and adults alike will delight in a ride on the iconic Swan Boats, which float on the garden’s lagoon. The whimsical boats are foot-pedaled,...
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Boston, MA, USA
On a recent walk from BU to the MFA, I stumbled across the piano. Written across the top, it says: "play me, I'm yours". As weird as it might seem to randomly stumble upon a piano in the middle of a city, it is actually quite common in Boston. In...
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Beacon Hill, Boston, MA, USA
Beacon Hill is Boston's traditional blue-blood neighborhood, whose famous residents over the years have included Oliver Wendell Holmes (who coined the term "Boston Brahmin" for the city's elite), Louisa May Alcott, John Hancock, Daniel Webster,...
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Boston is an easy city to get around, whether walking or using the "T". For the T a "Charlie Card" is a must, it will save you bundles, I recommend buying the 7 day pass. The Freedom Trail, (should say Urban Freedom Trail). Around many corners are...
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185 Kneeland St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Year round festivals are a source of pride in Boston. The Wine Expo starts off the year in February. Restaurant Week is in March, and Patriots Day hosts the Boston Marathon. June begins three months of festivals in the North End. The Rose Kennedy...