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Boston, Cambridge and Vicinity

Visitor's Information and City Guides

Events and Happenings

Transportation

Museums

Sites and Tours

Recreation

Parks

  • Arnold Arboretum – "World-renowned for its collection of plants and shrubs from around the world."
  • Boston Common – "The Boston Common was established in 1634 for the expected good citizenship purposes of militia training and cattle grazing. É The Common is enjoyed as a recreational park today."
  • Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area – "Boston Harbor Islands national park area includes 34 islands situated within the Greater Boston shoreline and are are managed by a unique, 13-member Partnership which includes the National Park Service and other public and private organizations."
  • Boston Public Garden – "The Public Garden, established in 1837, is the first public botanical garden in the United States."
  • Charles River Reservation –17 miles of linear park
  • Charles River Canoe & Kayak – Rent a canoe or kayak from to explore the Charles River.
  • Community Boating – Learn how to sail, windsurf, and kayak in the Charles River Basin between Boston and Cambridge. Community Boating's program is the largest, oldest, and best public sailing program in the United States.
  • Forest Hills Cemetery – "Forest Hills is one of America's most lovely garden cemeteries and a unique Boston cultural resource and historic site."
  • Jamaica Pond – "A 60-acre pond, with fishing, rowing, sailing, and walking/jogging are the primary activities today."
  • Mt. Auburn Cemetery – "Mount Auburn Cemetery, located in Watertown and Cambridge, Massachusetts, was founded in 1831 as America's first landscaped or garden cemetery. Comprising 175 acres, it has been designated a National Historic Landmark."

    Sports

  • Boston Bruins
  • Boston Celtics
  • New England Revolution
  • Red Sox

Shopping

  • Antiques, etc.
  • Copley Place – "Located in the historic Back Bay, Copley Place is Boston's most distinctive shopping destination with 100 fabulous storesÉ"
  • Downtown Crossing – "We are a neighborhoodÉa retail districtÉa place to eat and socializeÉa place to workÉa place to liveÉ"
  • Faneuil Hall and Quincy Marketplace – "Shopping, dining, entertainment and more"
  • Harvard Square – "Beyond Harvard Yard, Harvard Square's historic red brick walkways lead visitors to hundreds of restaurants, top notch retailers, museums, entertainment venues, bookstores, architectural landmarks, and an ever-changing outdoor arena of street performances."
  • Newbury Street – "Boston's "Rodeo" drive, where hundreds of enchanting shops, restaurants, outdoor cafes, art galleries, and salons are embraced in Boston's old world grandeur."
  • The Shops at the Prudential Center

Nightlife

Theaters


The Greater Boston Area

Museums

Music

Sites and Tours

  • Adams Historical Park – The site's main historic features include the birthplaces of John Adams and John Quincy Adams.
  • Frederic Law Olmsted National Historic Site – "Home of the designer of the Emerald Necklace (and New York's Central Park)."
  • Lowell National Historical Park – "The history of America's Industrial Revolution is commemorated in Lowell, Massachusetts."
  • Minuteman National Historical Park – "Minute Man National Historical Park preserves and protects the significant historic sites, structures, properties and landscapes associated with the opening battles of the American Revolution."
  • Roads to History – The Greater Boston History Project describes 6 history trails representing 28 historical organizations.

Recreation


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