Synopses & Reviews
A seamless blend of past and present, Boston offers an inexhaustible supply of places to go and things to do. Come and explore New England's hub - its modern attractions as well as its historical monuments. This guide offers valuable information on:
Walking tours - eight routes, each easy to personalize, through a city made for walking
Driving tour - a three-hour drive that covers both modern and historic attractions
Cambridge - the city across the Charles that combines grand traditions, classic art, and an international community
Renowned museums - the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Children's Museum, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, New England Aquarium, and many others
Historical sites - the Freedom Trail, the Black Heritage Trail, Beacon Hill, Boston Common, Faneuil Hall, and more
Day trips - thirteen quick trips outside the city, including Lexington and Concord, Salem, Cape Cod, and Newport
Practical tips - on public transportation, shopping, and sports and recreation, with complete updates on accommodations, dining, and entertainment options
Explore Boston past and present with this guide featuring eight walking tours, a three-hour driving tour, and 13 quick trips to nearby destinations outside the city. Attractions include Beacon Hill, Faneuil Hall, the Freedom Trail, the Black Heritage Trail, the North End, and much more.
Former Boston Globe
travel editor Jerry Morris offers an insider's look at the Boston area in this thoroughly updated seventh edition of The Boston Globe Guide to Boston
. Eight walking tours cover many major Boston sites, including Boston Common, Faneuil Hall, Beacon Hill, the Back Bay and Copley Square, the North End, the Freedom Trail, the Waterfront, and Charlestown. Also included is a three-hour driving tour that covers both modern and historic attractions.
Other features include
*maps and public transportation tips
*accommodations and restaurants with price ranges
*information on entertainment, shopping, sports, and recreation
*day trips outside the city, including Cape Cod, Newport, and Salem
*a list of seasonal events
*a section on family outings
Don't even think of traveling to the Boston area without this essential guide.
About the Author
was born and educated in Boston, where he writes for the Sunday Travel section of the Boston Globe. His weekly syndicated column, "Globe Trotting," is seen in many papers around the country.