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3 Days in Boston: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, September 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 959 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Freedom’s the word in Boston. From the Boston Tea Party and the Boston Massacre to the beginning of the American Revolution, this city’s steeped in history and lucky for you, it’s one of the few ...  Read more

Boston Colonial Sites

By Viator, September 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 343 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Long gone are the days when the Puritans and Pilgrims walked the cobbled streets of the small peninsula of what is now bustling Boston. Today, however, the knowledgeable amateur historian need not ...  Read more

Boston Harbor Cruises

By Viator, September 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 555 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Boston Harbor has had its share of drama since its discovery by John Smith in 1614 (Boston Tea Party, anyone?), but these days, it’s smooth sailing when you include a boat cruise in your Boston ...  Read more

Boston’s Biggest Annual Events

By Viator, July 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

For those who enjoy planning their trips around annual events, Boston is full of them. Whether you’re interested in wine, history, culture, food, film or something else, Boston has a festival for ...  Read more

Fall Foliage Tours from Boston

By Viator, May 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 45 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

72 544x376 New England is renowned for its vibrant foliage in the fall. This also means places like Vermont and New Hampshire become swarmed with people wanting to take it in for ...  Read more

Cape Cod Tours from Boston

By Viator, May 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 41 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

People have their escapes. Many say Hawaii or the Caribbean is for them. But for New Englanders, nothing is closer to the heart or the home, then their Cape Cod. A little slice of peace and ...  Read more

Boston Winter Travel Tips

By Viator, February 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 643 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Every year, New England winters roll in quick, leaving many to scramble in search of warmer things to do. But if you’re also willing to brave the cold a bit, Boston offers plenty to do – both indoors ...  Read more

Things to Do in Winter

By Natalie Grant , USA, January 2013

On average, Boston gets over 10 inches of snow every winter, which makes for scenic cityscapes, crisp mornings, and lovely walks around the city, assuming you’re bundled up. Here are some ideas ...  Read more

Following the Irish Heritage Trail

By Natalie Grant , USA, January 2013

People of Irish descent make up the largest ethnic community in Massachusetts, and any discussion about American history, immigration, the 18th century, or historical landmarks wouldn’t be ...  Read more

Boston for New Year's Eve

By Natalie Grant , USA, December 2012

For those who love to celebrate national holidays, Boston is the place to be. Whether it’s Christmas or  July 4th , this New England hub of festivities has something for everyone. You can  ...  Read more

5 Great Walking Tours in Boston

By Natalie Grant , USA, May 2012

With New England-style boulevards, historical parks, and a thriving student population, it’s no wonder Boston is so often thought of as one of the nation’s most walkable cities. Also, since many ...  Read more

Boston: Fenway is the Only Way

By Natalie Grant , USA, February 2012

It's common to hear Bostonians boast about Fenway Park , home of the Red Sox and arguably one of the coolest baseball stadiums in the country. But what exactly makes it so great? Firstly, it's ...  Read more

Old Ironsides in Boston

By Natalie Grant , USA, December 2011

George Washington himself gave this wooden frigate, which first launched in 1797 and is now the oldest remaining commissioned naval vessel in the world, its legendary name: the USS Constitution . ...  Read more

Take a Hike in Middlesex Fells

By Natalie Grant , USA, November 2011

City chaos too much for you? A few miles north of Boston is a 2,500-acre reservation called Middlesex Fells, which brushes against the smaller towns of Malden, Stoneham, Melrose, Medford, and ...  Read more

Boston: The Wine Cellar

By Natalie Grant , USA, October 2011

OpenTable called it "the most romantic restaurant in Boston ". When you go to The Wine Cellar, be careful not to get too bogged down with the wine list (you have hundreds to choose from), ...  Read more

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