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Explore Boston, New England

Explore Boston, New England

The city of Boston is frequently referred to as the gateway to New England. It is the capital of Massachusetts, and the largest city in New England. There is plenty to do for young and old alike in Boston, making it a great destination for a holiday to New England. Boston lies on a peninsula, with the Massachusetts Bay on one side and the Back Bay on the other. It became one of the wealthiest cities in North America during the 18th and 19th centuries, which led to a great many cultural buildings being built during this era. The Public Garden is the oldest botanical garden in the USA, with its flower gardens, trees, grassy lawns and lakes. The most famous part of The Public Garden’s is of course the Swan Boats, to take you on a graceful ride around the lakes. Faneuil Hall Marketplace was built in 1742,...

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Boston: Five Ways To Experience Beantown

Boston: Five Ways To Experience Beantown

A Boston vacation is a mesmerizing trip through the nation’s past and to a celebration of its future and center of learning. Here in one city you can experience the start of the revolutionary war, see a coral reef, take a bus on a river, and experience the campuses of MIT and Harvard – and all before dinner. You’ll find Boston vacations a refreshing mixture of historic and modern buildings. And what’s even better is you can see it all – or most – by walking. That’s right the ole soft shoe shuffle. You’ll save time and see more by expending some shoe leather. But before you do that I highly recommend an orientation tour first. THE FAMOUS DUCK TOUR One of the best and most unique tours is the Duck Tour ride. This is a popular 80-minute tour for first-time Boston vacation visitors. But be warned, during the...

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Budget Travel: Bargain Deals in Boston

Budget Travel: Bargain Deals in Boston

Made famous by Revolutionary events, infamous by cold winters, & both by the World-Series winning Red Sox, Boston has its fair share of reasons to visit. With such a reputation, however, comes high prices, & it’s become increasingly difficult to find bargain deals in the city. That is why we created a list of budget restaurants, bars & activities that both locals & tourists can use when going out in Boston. Spanning the unique Boston neighborhoods, we have suggestions whether you are with family, friends or single. We also provide ideas for dates that won’t break the bank – great especially for a first outing, yet perfect also for a change of pace in the old routine. Restaurants sister Jimmy’s BBQ (96 Winthrop St., Cambridge) – Enjoy a number of the best BBQ you can find north of Memphis & east of St. Louis. While the entrees can get...

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Boston Dining

Regional specialties and restaurants give cities their own personalities and Boston dining is no exception. The proximity to the New England coast brings the best in seafood to Boston. Well known local dishes include cod and clam chowder, in addition to those famous baked beans. Bostonians are also known for their high consumption of ice cream. The city is a cosmopolitan one and restaurants serve cuisine from all over the world along with American staple fare. The neighborhood of North End is where the best Italian food can be found. Marliave restaurant is 124 years old and has a roof garden. Galleria Umberto specializes in Sicilian food and is very popular as it serves great food at inexpensive prices. It is especially busy at lunchtimes. There are many seafood establishments and Barking Crab gives a view of the harbor and downtown. This Boston dining experience outdoors is also accompanied...

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