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Fodor's Boston (Fodor's Boston)

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend in Boston!

•Updated annually, Fodors Boston 2010 provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available in a guidebook.

Fodors Boston 2010 features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in Boston.

•Experience Boston like a local! Fodor's Boston 2010 features the best New England clam chowder, where to watch the Boston Marathon, and how to snag tickets to see the Red Sox play at legendary Fenway Park.

•Indispensable, customized trip planning tools include “Top Reasons to Go,” “Word of Mouth” advice from other travelers, and tips to help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls.

•Full-color pullout map

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

Synopsis:

This full-color guide paints an unforgettable picture of a vacation to Boston. From Fenway Park to Harvard Square to where to find the best clam chowder, engaging magazine-style articles offer a glimpse of local culture and increase a traveler's enthusiasm for the city. Full-color pullout map.

Synopsis:

"In terms of comprehensiveness of coverage, the very accessible format, and the enthusiastic tone, this series remains one of the best on the market." –Booklist

 

"Fodor's super-informative guidebooks are known for accuracy and attention to detail…" –The Sacramento Bee

 

"The Fodor's guides are notable for their ratings of sights, restaurants, shops, accommodations and attractions." –Chicago Tribune

 

"The great detail, infectious spirit, and attractive format are distinguishing traits of these guides, which are entries in one of the top series in the business." –Booklist

 

"Fodor's can help you plan the perfect adventure" –The Arizona Republic

 

"Always thoughtfully written and easily readable, Fodor's travel guides have become a must-have when traveling to unfamiliar destinations" –Mid South Magazine

 

"Widely recognized as the gold standard of mainstream travel" –Honolulu Advertiser

Synopsis:

Full-color guide • Make your trip to Boston unforgettable • Customize your trip with simple planning tools • Top experiences & attractions • Lodging comparison charts • Easy-to-read color regional maps

Explore Boston, and beyond • Discerning Fodor’s Choice picks for hotels, restaurants, sights, and more • “Word of Mouth” tips from fellow Fodor’s travelers • Illustrated features on the Freedom Trail and Whale-Watching • Best bets for dining and lodging, ideas for making the most of your time, shopping blitz tours, family activities, and museums.

• Opinions from destination experts • Fodor’s Boston-based writers reveal their favorite local haunts • Revised annually to provide the latest information

Table of Contents

Be a Fodor's Correspondent............3

About This Book............6

When to Go............7

What's Where............8

Quintessential Boston............12

If You Like............14

On The Calendar............16

Great Itineraries............18

 

Chapter 1: Exploring Boston............21

Beacon Hill and Boston Common............22

The Old West End............36

Government Center............41

The North End............48

Charlestown............54

Downtown Boston............58

The Back Bay............67

The South End............81

The Fenway and Kenmore Square............83

The "Streetcar Suburbs" ............89

 

Chapter 2: Exploring Cambridge............95

Harvard Square............98

Brattle Street/Tory Row............107

Kendall Square/MIT............112

 

Chapter 3: Where to Eat............115

Best Bets for Boston Dining............118

Boston............119

Cambridge............135

Brookline............139

Allston............144

Jamaica Plain............145

 

Chapter 4: Where to Stay............149

Best Bets for Boston Lodging............152

Boston............153

Boston Outskirts............178

Cambridge............181

 

Chapter 5: Nightlife and the Arts............189

Nightlife............190

The Arts............211

 

Chapter 6: Sports and the Outdoors............221

Beaches............222

Parks............224

Sports............225

 

Chapter 7: Shopping............235

Major Shopping Districts............236

Department Stores............238

Specialty Stores............240

 

Chapter 8: Side Trips............255

Northwest of Boston............257

The North Shore............266

South of Boston............278

Side Trips Essentials............283

 

Travel Smart Boston............287

Getting Here and Around............288

Essentials............296

 

Index............303

 

About Our Writers............320

 

MAPS

Beacon Hill and Boston Common............25

Following the Freedom Trail............31

The Old West End............39

Government Center and the North End............44

Charlestown............56

Downtown Boston............61

The Back Bay, the South End and the Fens............72–73

The Street Car Suburbs............91

Harvard Square............100

Cambridge............102–103

Where to Eat in Boston............120–121

Where to Eat in Cambridge............140–141

Where to Eat in Allston, Brookline and Jamaica Plain............146

Where to Stay in Boston............162–163

Where to Stay in Cambridge............182–183

Boston Shopping............242–243

Cambridge Shopping............244

Northwest of Boston............259

Lexington............260

Concord............262

The North Shore............268

Salem............270

South of Boston............279

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400004966
Publisher:
Fodor's
Subject:
United States - Northeast - New England (General)
Manufactured by:
Fodor's
Author:
Fodor's
Subject:
United States / Northeast / New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)
Subject:
United States - New England - Massachusetts
Subject:
Boston (Mass.)
Subject:
Americana-Massachusetts
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Full-color Travel Guide
Publication Date:
20100803
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
396
Dimensions:
8.00x5.30x.77 in. 1.09 lbs.

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Product details 396 pages Fodor's Travel Publications - English 9781400004966 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This full-color guide paints an unforgettable picture of a vacation to Boston. From Fenway Park to Harvard Square to where to find the best clam chowder, engaging magazine-style articles offer a glimpse of local culture and increase a traveler's enthusiasm for the city. Full-color pullout map.
"Synopsis" by , "In terms of comprehensiveness of coverage, the very accessible format, and the enthusiastic tone, this series remains one of the best on the market." –Booklist

 

"Fodor's super-informative guidebooks are known for accuracy and attention to detail…" –The Sacramento Bee

 

"The Fodor's guides are notable for their ratings of sights, restaurants, shops, accommodations and attractions." –Chicago Tribune

 

"The great detail, infectious spirit, and attractive format are distinguishing traits of these guides, which are entries in one of the top series in the business." –Booklist

 

"Fodor's can help you plan the perfect adventure" –The Arizona Republic

 

"Always thoughtfully written and easily readable, Fodor's travel guides have become a must-have when traveling to unfamiliar destinations" –Mid South Magazine

 

"Widely recognized as the gold standard of mainstream travel" –Honolulu Advertiser

"Synopsis" by , Full-color guide • Make your trip to Boston unforgettable • Customize your trip with simple planning tools • Top experiences & attractions • Lodging comparison charts • Easy-to-read color regional maps

Explore Boston, and beyond • Discerning Fodor’s Choice picks for hotels, restaurants, sights, and more • “Word of Mouth” tips from fellow Fodor’s travelers • Illustrated features on the Freedom Trail and Whale-Watching • Best bets for dining and lodging, ideas for making the most of your time, shopping blitz tours, family activities, and museums.

• Opinions from destination experts • Fodor’s Boston-based writers reveal their favorite local haunts • Revised annually to provide the latest information

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