• Boston, Massachusetts - Do & See

    The guide was updated: 2013-11-27

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Freedom Trail

Celebrating Boston’s preeminent role in the American Revolution, this 2.5 mile trail offers a stroll through history as well as a glimpse of the beauty of the modern city.
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Public Gardens

Established in 1837, the Public Garden was the first public botanical garden in America. No visit to the Garden is complete without a cruise on the lagoon in the park’s famous swan boats.
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Duck Tour

While visitors ride in a World War II amphibious landing vehicle, the tour begins with a drive past the historic sights of downtown Boston and comes to a dramatic close by splashing into the Charles River for a sightseeing cruise of the Boston and Cambridge skylines.
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New England Aquarium

Featuring sharks, penguins, seals and over 2,000 other species of aquatic life, the aquarium is a must see in Boston. Deep-sea whale watching tours on the Atlantic Ocean can also be arranged from inside the Aquarium.
Boston Children's Museum

Boston Children's Museum

The Boston Children's Museum has been creating innovative, hands-on exhibits to engage and educate children and their families about such subjects as science, world cultures, health, art and literacy.
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Boston Open Studios

Hosts events in Boston's historic art communities in which participants can meet with artists and purchase local art as well as hear music and visit area retail shops and restaurants.
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Boston Public Library

Take a tour or peruse the holdings of the nation's first public library, which also displays the works of famous artists and sculptors.
Boston Blazers at TD Garden

Boston Blazers at TD Garden

Boston is a very athletic city and even has a professional indoor lacrosse team, the Boston Blazers. Check out a game at TD Garden, which also hosts the Bruins and the Celtics as well as other live shows.
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Boston Bruins at TD Garden

Five-time Stanley Cup Champions, Boston's National Hockey League Team was the first team to be awarded a franchise in the NHL in 1924. Games are played at TD Garden which also hosts the Blazers lacrosse and Celtics basketball teams as well as other live shows.
Boston Celtics at TD Garden

Boston Celtics at TD Garden

Founded in 1946, the Celtics have won the most championships of any NBA team–17 to be exact. Games are played at TD Garden, which also hosts Bruins hockey and Blazers lacrosse games as well as other live shows.
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Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park

Take the family out to historic Fenway Park to see Boston's Major League Baseball team, the Red Sox, who have been around since 1901.
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Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum

Founded by philanthropist and supporter of the arts Isabella Stuart Gardner, the museum houses her private collection and works to uphold her life's mission of encouraging the development of new artists.
Franklin Park Zoo

Franklin Park Zoo

See hundreds of animals from around the world at the Franklin Park Zoo, which is open year-round.
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USS Constitution

Nicknamed "Old Ironsides", the USS Constitution is best known for its naval victories during the War of 1812, fought between the United States and Britain.
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Massachusetts Convention Center Authority

Two MCCA-operated Boston convention centers, the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center and the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, have received the rare gold standard of certification from the International Association of Congress Centres. The MCCA also operates the MassMutual Center in nearby Springfield, Massachusetts.
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Boston Convention Center

The largest convention center in New England, the Boston Convention Center hosts major industrial and public events annually.
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