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New England Traveler

Boston by Foot

Boston by Foot is the best way to see Boston: up close and personal. Boston by Foot tours encourages visitors to walk around Boston and explore the city in a way they might not be able to from a bus, cab, or train. Since its founding in 1976, America’s Bicentennial

Boston National Historic Park

You can certainly navigate the Freedom Trail on your own: Just follow the red line on the sidewalks. But you’ll learn a lot more about Boston’s role in the Revolutionary War and the growth of a new nation by taking a 60-minute tour led by a knowledgeable and enthusiastic park

Courtyard Boston Downtown/Tremont

Best Theater-District DigsThis grande dame of the Theater District has the bones of Deco design from its 1925 construction, but recent renovations have brought the 315 rooms up to contemporary standards in both style and comfort. It’s the perfect location if you’re planning to catch performances in the nearby theaters,

The Freedom Trail

The Freedom Trail

The Freedom Trail lets you immerse yourself in early America on this 2.5-mile journey. Visit churches, meetinghouses, key markers: 16 nationally significant historic sites in all.–Yankee Magazine, May/June 2012On Boston’s 2.5-mile Freedom Trail, the birth of the American Revolution comes alive–but only if the tour guide brings it to life.Clearly,

Union Oyster House

Union Oyster House

A National Historic Landmark, America’s oldest restaurant, c. 1826, is in a building dating back to pre-Revolutionary days; located on the Freedom Trail near Faneuil Hall; features New England-style seafood and grilled meats. Famous oyster bar. Daniel Webster was a regular and JFK had his own booth. Casual. $10-$30. Open

Urban AdvenTours

Best City ToursProof that Boston is a bikable city, these varied tours led by experienced cyclists will get you into the action. Routes include the Freedom Trail, the waterfront, the Emerald Necklace, and more.Urban AdvenTours taps into everyone’s inner bike messenger with 21?2-hour tours of the Hub on wheels. Hang

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