Photo: Boston Harbor - Copyright: Tim Grafft /
It's a big city, but you can cover the center on foot in just a couple
of hours. And with the history of the Freedom Trail, the modern
attractions of the Institute of Contemporary Art and everything in
between, Greater Boston is worth exploring for a weekend, and for years to
Hop on the T for a quick ride to the Kennedy Library and Museum, or stay
close to the water for a visit to the New England Aquarium. When you're
ready for a coffee or ice cream break, a short walk to the North End will
put you in the midst of world-class dolci on Hanover Street. Take the kids
to the Children's Museum, where they'll have so much fun they won't even
realize how much they're learning. The Museum of Science, where you'll
catch fascinating exhibits — and a Duck Tour, an amphibious vehicle which
takes you through the city and into the Charles River.
Just across the Charles River in Cambridge, enjoy the ethnic cuisine and
plentiful bookstores of Harvard Square. If you're scientifically minded,
the MIT Museum will give you a lot to think about.
Self-guided iPod Tours
- Let your iPod be your tour guide in these FREE audio tours of
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Free or almost free things to do in Boston Click Here.
Sources: CityofBoston.gov & MassVacation.com
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