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Must do things in Boston

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Must do things in Boston

We are in boston for 3 days at end of december...what are good suggestions for things to see and do during our stay??

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1. Re: Must do things in Boston

What are your interests?

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2. Re: Must do things in Boston

We like walking and seeing local sights. We were interested in the duck tour but i think this will not be running end dec?

Also thought about Salem...is it worth visiting??

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3. Re: Must do things in Boston

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Ice skating on City Hall Plaza

Ice skating on Boston Common

Walking along Commonwealth Ave

Noodles at Pho Pasteur

Trinity Church

Boston Public Library


BLINK at Quincy Market

Weekday lunch a Sam LaGrassa's

Children's Museum

Black History Trail

Hop on Hop off trolley

Drinks at Top of the Hub

Freedom Trail

Pastry at Maria's

Behind the Scenes tour at Old North Church

Trinity Church

Institute of Contemporary Art

Museum of Fine Arts


Dinner in the North End

... and more ..

There is lots to see and do, but the"musts" will be determined by your interests. I suggest you buy or borrow a guide book or scroll the forum and read proposed itineraries and trip reports. See wha appeals to you, draft a plan and then let us help you refine it.


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4. Re: Must do things in Boston

Salem is an easy day trip from Boston by commuter rail. The trip takes about a half hour each way, and once in Salem, the attractions are within walking distance of the train station. Most attractions are open in the winter months, including the Peabody Essex Museum, Maritime National Historic Site, and House of the Seven Gables. However, three days is not a lot of time for Boston itself, so you may want to skip Salem and spend that time in Boston.

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5. Re: Must do things in Boston

Add to the list:

Visit Chinatown

Take a walk down Newbury Street

Catch a show at Symphony Hall (Boston Pops Christmas)

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