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List of attractions that I have visited and reviewed, in the Boston area.

Updated November 26, 2017
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  1. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    As part of the Boston African American Historic Site, the Black Heritage Trail is the lesser known trail in Boston. This trail takes people to the different sites along the way, that were important for African-American (or black) history. Be sure …
  2. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    The oldest public park in the US, Boston Common is the starting point to start your visit to Boston. Not hard to find, as the closest subway stop to the park, is Park Street on the Green Line. Built in 1634, it started out as a grazing ground for …
    This review was featured on Sunday November 5th, 2017
  3. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Located at the top of the Prudential Tower (or Prudential Center), the Skywalk Observatory is an observation deck that gives high views of Boston, from the top. Getting to it, the closest subway stop is the Prudential, which should take you inside th…
  4. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Part of the Boston African American Historic Site of the National Park Service, the Museum of the African American History consists of the last 2 sites of the Black Heritage Trail. Those sites are the Abiel Smith School and the African Meeting House.…
  5. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Located on the Freedom Trail, the Massachusetts State House is where the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is ruled from. It is across the street from Boston Common, close to the Beacon Hill neighborhood. Not hard to miss, as the building does really sta…
  6. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    A site along the Freedom Trail, the Granary Burying Ground is a cemetery where some of the well-known people of history are buried. Next to the Park Street Church, it should easy to find. Dating back to 1660, it is basically a collection of graves…
  7. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Located along the Freedom Trail, the King’s Chapel and Burying Ground is a 2-part attraction, as it is both a church and a cemetery. Starting with King’s Chapel, which was established in 1686 as the first Anglican Church in New England, it is…
  8. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    A site on the Freedom Trail, the Old South Meeting House was built in 1729 as a Puritan church. Also, it is notable as the gathering place of Samuel Adams and the colonists, to protest the tax on tea in December 1773. From there, they would go to Bos…
  9. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Located along the waterfront, the New England Aquarium is a few blocks off from the Freedom Trail. Being in such a good location, it is not hard to get to, from the Freedom Trail. From the Old State House, you can go straight to the waterfront, where…
  10. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    The Old State House is not hard to get to, either by public transportation or if following the Freedom Trail. And a subway stop directly underneath it, the State stop, though there is no direct access between the station and the attraction. Built…
  11. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Located in the different part of the city, the Franklin Park Zoo is in the park of the same name, Franklin Park. And by being in the different part of the city, it is really out of the way, from all the other attractions. Getting there, requires a co…
  12. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    A Freedom Trail site in the North End, the Paul Revere House was the home of the famous patriot that help start the American Revolution. Paul Revere was a silversmith and a printer, before getting involved with the colonists in the fight for independ…
  13. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Located in the North End along the Freedom Trail, the Old North Church did play a very big role during colonial times, leading up to the American Revolution. Mainly in the Midnight Ride of 1775, with Paul Revere, William Dawes and others. The chu…
  14. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    The third cemetery on the Freedom Trail, Copp’s Hill Burying Ground is located just up the street from the Old North Church. Dating back to 1659, this is Boston’s second oldest cemetery, with King’s Chapel Burying Ground being the oldest. T…
  15. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA
    Located in the Charlestown neighborhood, the Charlestown Navy Yard Visitor Center is a starting point to visiting the Charlestown Navy Yard. Also known as the Boston Navy Yard. Getting to it, just follow the Freedom Trail from the Charlestown Bridge.…
  16. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA
    Located in the Charlestown Navy Yard, the USS Cassin Young is a warship (or destroyer) of the US Navy that was built and launched in 1943. Named after the Captain for his heroism at Pearl Harbor in 1941, and later killed at a battle in 1942. The s…
  17. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA
    As one of 2 sites on the Freedom Trail, the USS Constitution is a 2-part attraction in the Charlestown Navy Yard. That would include both the ship and the museum. So this would be a review on both, though I can see if others decide to make separate r…
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