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Lonely Planet Boston 2ND Editionby Kim Grant
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Cradle of democracy, Boston continues to drive progressive American culture, with a thriving arts scene and some of the country's top universities. Stroll through history in this eminently walkable city, enjoying lively neighborhoods, emerald parks and waterfront views. Our local authors reveal the best of Boston, from precolonial artifacts to 21st-century wonders.
Find Freedom - relive the revolution in full color with our special Freedom Trail section.
No Need To Study - explore college hot spots around Harvard, Boston College and MIT and in Cambridge, Fenway and Kenmore Square.
Stir The Melting Pot - experience American landmarks like Boston Common alongside ethnic neighborhoods like the Italian North End with our walking tours.
Beyong The Bean - learn the secret to 'killah chowdah,' where to find the best late-night grub, and why many world-class chefs call Boston home.
Explore More - hike, bike and canoe your way through Cape Cod, Concord and Salem with our informed Excursions chapter.
- offers the best DIY tours to America's 'walking city'
- truly local perspective on parks, pubs, festivals, classic bookstores & the best clam chowdah
- thorough coverage of US historical sites in the cradle of the American Revolution
- excursions to Cape Cod & the best fall-foliage viewing
Featuring five original walking tours of the city neighbourhoods and details on Boston's hot spectator sports scene, this guide to the city also includes details of excursions along the New England coast and shopping trips to Maine.
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