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Inside Background
Because of the city’s long history, its architecture covers a range of eras...
Last edited: July 17, 2011
Boston’s culture was characterized for a long time by its Anglo-Saxon roots...
Last edited: August 05, 2011
Although not as intimidating as New York or Los Angeles, Boston is by no means...
Last edited: September 16, 2014
Anyone who’s spent St. Patrick’s Day in Boston—a raucous, celebration in which...
Last edited: September 30, 2014
One thing that makes Boston so neat is the diversity of its neighborhoods. Each...
Last edited: June 23, 2014
On the web: City of Boston's “ Welcome to Boston” page Schmap Boston...
Last edited: February 08, 2012
Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau,  Comprehensive information to...
Last edited: February 14, 2016
Boston weather is hard to predict. If you don't like the weather, just wait a...
Last edited: August 03, 2011
Seeing the Boston Red Sox play a home game at Historic Fenway park is one of...
Last edited: January 03, 2007
Boston Area Farmers Markets  Farmers markets start sprouting up in the Boston...
Last edited: May 27, 2009
Boston is the largest city in New England, the capital of the state of...
Last edited: April 06, 2012
As you walk down a cobblestone street that is nearly four centuries old, you...
Last edited: February 23, 2006
Only In Boston Duck Tours One of the many exciting things you can do in Boston...
Last edited: June 20, 2014
Here is a link to some photos of Boston. Boston Pictures
Last edited: March 02, 2009
Boston has several sources of listings for arts and entertainment. Each has a...
Last edited: December 20, 2006
Discover New England and General Travel Apps is a great collection of travel...
Last edited: January 18, 2014
Useful Advice for ALL Tourists / Visitors Here is a state tourist office link...
Last edited: June 19, 2013
Useful Websites for ALL Tourists / Visitors  Boston Discovery Guide  Travelgoat...
Last edited: April 13, 2016
Inside Transportation
Just as there are many ways to travel around Boston once you check in, there...
Last edited: August 30, 2016
Boston is a compact city and easy to get around by public transportation, on...
Last edited: October 14, 2014
The city of Boston is notorious for traffic gridlocks and temperamental drivers...
Last edited: June 13, 2014
Taxis  Taxis are widely available in downtown Boston, although it can be...
Last edited: August 30, 2016
Getting around Boston can be fairly simple if you follow these simple...
Last edited: August 11, 2009
The big dig, for all intents and purposes, is finished!   Hooray.   You don't...
Last edited: October 27, 2008
Taking the train is a nice alternative to flying to/from Boston to New York...
Last edited: October 15, 2015
When planning your Boston vacation, keep in mind that while the city is compact...
Last edited: April 22, 2015
Take the SIlver Line. To find it, go to GroundTransportat... follow the signs...
Last edited: November 23, 2012
Cape Cod is a peninsula that is approximately 60 miles SE of the City of...
Last edited: March 30, 2016
Boston’s Logan Airport is a major international transportation center handling...
Last edited: June 23, 2014
Inside Things to Do
There are any number of day trips from Boston, depending on the season.  You...
Last edited: August 04, 2008
Below is a list, by month, of festivals and events happening in Boston each...
Last edited: October 05, 2016
The most obvious place to take the kids in Boston is the Children’s Museum. In...
Last edited: January 31, 2012
For any first-time visitor to Boston, there are so many things you'll want to...
Last edited: November 19, 2015
These are a few of the many attractions and historical icons to visit in...
Last edited: June 20, 2014
Many people unfamiliar with Boston think that Lansdowne Street near Kenmore...
Last edited: January 08, 2015
224 Boston Street in Dorchester is a charming restaurant with a small outdoor...
Last edited: January 12, 2014
The Theater District boasts a range of theaters and playhouses that is only...
Last edited: April 02, 2014
Shopping in Boston generally revolves around four spots: Downtown Crossing...
Last edited: April 23, 2013
In terms of places to jog, run, rollerblade, or simply walk the dog, the...
Last edited: March 27, 2006
Boston is not bicycle friendly, so riding in the city can be daunting for the...
Last edited: August 08, 2006
From historic sites to sport venues and museums, there’s plenty to see and do...
Last edited: December 10, 2014
Attention Chocoholics! Every Saturday (except July and August) from 11:00 to...
Last edited: April 01, 2014
With its rich musical history and fertile breeding ground for new music...
Last edited: July 13, 2009
Boston Harbor has many cruise lines, one of the best for the money, is...
Last edited: January 31, 2012
The festivities on the 4th take place on the Esplanade, which is along Storrow...
Last edited: July 07, 2012
  1/2 Price Ticket to Shows: Looking for last minute tickets to a Broadway...
Last edited: December 10, 2014
Cambridge is a unique city that's just across the Charles River from Boston...
Last edited: August 04, 2008
The fabulous Canadian travel circus, Cirque du Soleil, in Boston -- and it is...
Last edited: October 22, 2012
This is by no means a complete list of arts possibilities in Boston, but there...
Last edited: January 31, 2012
The SoWa Vintage Market, In the heart of Boston’s SoWa Arts District. Weeklly...
Last edited: November 09, 2012
The Frog Pond is a fun place to visit with kids. In summer, the children can...
Last edited: November 10, 2008
Whether you're in town for the weekend or a New England native, a helicopter...
Last edited: March 05, 2012
Pass the popcorn, turn off your cellphone, and shush the chatterbox two rows...
Last edited: July 13, 2006
Chinatown Walking Tour 38 Oak Street Boston, MA  02111 617-482-2380 ext 206...
Last edited: June 29, 2008
Boston CityWalks is a small walking tour with a compelling introduction to the...
Last edited: April 26, 2010
Located off of the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars Parkway in West Roxbury...
Last edited: December 30, 2006
  To experience culture and authentic Italian cooking, go to the North End of...
Last edited: June 09, 2010
Boston is well known for its citizens’ devotion to their local pro sports...
Last edited: July 12, 2007
The Cradle of Liberty, Boston is a center of the arts and fashion that also...
Last edited: August 30, 2016
If you're visiting Boston in the springtime, you are bound to get some rainy...
Last edited: June 25, 2011
Located on spectacular Boston Harbor, Piers Park Sailing Center (East Boston...
Last edited: December 18, 2008
If you can afford it, stay somewhere near the Freedom Trail in Downtown...
Last edited: April 17, 2013
Boston Day Trip - Southern Maine Beaches Southern Maine is about 65 Miles North...
Last edited: April 28, 2010
Affectionately referred to as the "Southie" parade, this annual event is a...
Last edited: March 10, 2010
"I can see for miles and miles...I can see for miles and miles and miles...
Last edited: June 18, 2006
Don't be fooled by all the culture in Boston and the staid Victorian era...
Last edited: September 16, 2014
The Boston transit system allows visitors an inexpensive option for getting...
Last edited: May 17, 2006
The only existing Thoroughbred horse racing track in New England, Suffolk Downs...
Last edited: August 06, 2014
Located at 85 West Newton Street in Boston's historic South End, The Center for...
Last edited: June 26, 2006
Some of the most beautiful places in Boston can be found along the many ponds...
Last edited: June 18, 2006
A nice long walk can do wonders for both the body and the soul. If you're...
Last edited: July 24, 2006
10 1/2 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108 617-227-0270 www.bostonathenae... Free...
Last edited: April 10, 2015
Boston By Foot offers walking tours of Boston. Boston is difficult to get...
Last edited: April 02, 2014
Even if you have lived in Boston all your life, taking a Boston Duck Tour is a...
Last edited: November 13, 2012
The Boston Public Garden is a beautiful nature retreat in the heart of the...
Last edited: November 10, 2008
The Boston Public Library was the first large municipally-funded public library...
Last edited: December 12, 2012
Ask someone from outside of Boston to visualize their ideal Boston street, and...
Last edited: July 09, 2009
Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park was renovated and reopened in 2003. The...
Last edited: November 10, 2008
Established in 1659, Copp's Hill Burying Ground has thousands of graves...
Last edited: August 10, 2010
Google "Henry Knox". Washington's closest friend. Brought the cannons to Boston...
Last edited: November 13, 2007
Designed by Charles Bulfinch in 1805 with its massive meeting hall virtually...
Last edited: May 03, 2009
Most major cities have something like it now, but this was one of the first...
Last edited: May 03, 2007
Fenway Park is the oldest Major League baseball park in the United States. Its...
Last edited: September 18, 2013
Franklin Park: The biggest park in the city. Franklin Park is surrounded by...
Last edited: July 27, 2009
Franklin Park Zoo is fun for both adults and children. For adults, there is a...
Last edited: November 05, 2008
There are at least seven Different Tour Companies that tour guests on the...
Last edited: May 17, 2014
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in the Fenway area of Boston features a...
Last edited: April 17, 2013
Jamaica Plain is a truly unique neighborhood. Just 3 miles or so from downtown...
Last edited: July 28, 2012
Limelight Stage & Studios is Boston's premiere karaoke hot spot - where YOU...
Last edited: December 08, 2009
Mass Bay Lines runs several types of trips and water shuttles that run from 60...
Last edited: October 02, 2008
The Minuteman Bikeway runs from Cambridge, Mass into Arlington Center...
Last edited: July 03, 2006
This Italian neighborhood, Boston's oldest, is known for its wonderful...
Last edited: August 05, 2010
Peddock's Island is a great place for camping, or just wandering around and...
Last edited: November 10, 2008
Sam Adams Brewery offers tours on: Tuesday-Thursday 10am-3pm Fridays...
Last edited: November 10, 2008
Boston's South End neighborhood is a great place to spend an afternoon or...
Last edited: May 03, 2007
The First Church of Christ, Scientist is the mother church and world...
Last edited: April 19, 2012
Housed inside The Mary Baker Eddy Library, the Mapparium is a one-of-a-kind...
Last edited: May 31, 2011
Underbar is a major hotspot on the weekends. It is one of the most popular...
Last edited: July 12, 2010
WGBH 
Are you a fan of Masterpiece, American Experience, Nova, Antiques Roadshow...
Last edited: November 26, 2008
Inside Dining Scene
Boston has long been known as a great seafood town.   But over the years the...
Last edited: November 12, 2013
Surely, there will be lots of debate about where to eat breakfast in Boston...
Last edited: November 06, 2008
A great place to dine with a 'view' of Boston is the Top of the Hub! The reason...
Last edited: November 09, 2006
Traveling with young ones doesn't necessarily have to mean eating mac and...
Last edited: July 12, 2006
Cuchi Cuchi, home of the Cuchi Cuchi girls refined in black lace, serves up...
Last edited: November 05, 2008
The weather in Boston doesn't allow for much dining "al fresco" so there aren't...
Last edited: November 05, 2008
It seems like you can't turn a corner in Boston without running into a pizza...
Last edited: August 21, 2006
If you're in the mood for Asian fare, Boston's dining choices will not...
Last edited: July 13, 2006
So you feel like grabbing a bite to eat, but also feel like having a cocktail...
Last edited: August 21, 2006
Just walk up Newbury Streeet and you can find a number of delicious restaurants...
Last edited: November 01, 2006
You can't beat a style of cuisine that encourages you to eat with your bare...
Last edited: July 12, 2013
Looking for healthier fare to dine on in the Boston area? Here are a few...
Last edited: November 05, 2008
These out-of-the-way eateries attract the locals and offer good food at...
Last edited: May 03, 2007
I Scream, You Scream... Be it a crown, tiara or golden cone, whatever the...
Last edited: June 18, 2006
If you find yourself in the South End of Boston and feeling hungry, consider...
Last edited: November 05, 2008
Boston has plenty of sushi to offer, but which are the finest? Here's the word...
Last edited: April 24, 2008
Authentic Ethiopian Cuisine served in a warm and friendly atmosphere.  A rich...
Last edited: April 27, 2009
Atlantic Fish is a favorite destination for Boston locals and visitors wanting...
Last edited: June 11, 2009
http://www.bamboo... Helpful Hints about Bamboo: Take the T, Green Line B train...
Last edited: November 05, 2008
Barking Crab is known for good local seafood in an outdoor, casual setting...
Last edited: November 06, 2008
Neighborhood of Bella Vista Restaurant is definately The North End - The...
Last edited: November 06, 2008
The Breezeway Bar and Grill's menu includes ribs, crab legs, pasta, burgers...
Last edited: November 05, 2008
Located in the fabled "Little Italy" section of Boston, Giacomo's is centraly...
Last edited: November 04, 2008
Joe Tecce's has been a part of Boston's North End for a terrifically long time...
Last edited: November 10, 2008
Mother Anna's is conveniently located at the outer edge of the North End on the...
Last edited: November 10, 2008
The Parish Cafe's prices range from about $10, to the most expensive sandwich...
Last edited: November 04, 2008
The Peach Farm Restaurant is an authentic, Chinese restaurant tucked in a small...
Last edited: November 06, 2008
Pomodoro's Italian Kitchen has been serving fresh Italian food to West Roxbury...
Last edited: January 30, 2009
Ristorante Saraceno is located in North End area on Hanover Street.
Last edited: November 10, 2008
The Silvertone Bar and Grill is a comfortable lounge with "comfort foods" as...
Last edited: November 05, 2008
South End Formaggio is a great place for wine, cheese, olive oil and just lunch...
Last edited: November 06, 2008
Teatro, located in the theater district overlooking the Boston Common, offers a...
Last edited: October 01, 2009
Thorton's Restaurant is a café/diner type restaurant with some outdoor tables...
Last edited: November 10, 2008
Vee Vee is a New American Bistro in Jamaica Plain, serving mid-priced, modern...
Last edited: February 26, 2009
Inside United States: For Foreign Visitors
Currency  The United States uses the United States dollar as its currency. The...
Last edited: March 27, 2016
A little preparation will help simplify the process of entering the United...
Last edited: July 17, 2016
Despite the best of intentions, accidents and illness happen when away from...
Last edited: September 15, 2016
Temperature in the United States... How Hot is HOT? How Cold is COLD?   100°F...
Last edited: December 21, 2015
General: The standard American telephone number is ten digits, such as (555...
Last edited: April 12, 2014
While tipping is not mandatory in most of the United States, it is customary in...
Last edited: June 26, 2016
In many states motels, hotels and innkeepers of any description are subject to...
Last edited: September 21, 2014
Being victimized by scandalous businesses when traveling is one of the sad...
Last edited: February 28, 2015
Depending on where you travel to in the U.S. bottle/container deposit laws...
Last edited: October 02, 2010
I have in the past, hired from Alamo, but having never needed to amend...
Last edited: September 12, 2016
United States of America has a history of unified etiquette protocols that may...
Last edited: December 17, 2015
A discount shopping trip in the United States can be a real bonanza for...
Last edited: September 25, 2013
A popular holiday destination for international travellers is the United States...
Last edited: November 06, 2014
Canadian citizens flying between a Canadian and American airport require a...
Last edited: May 04, 2014
An important task prior to your international travel is to determine what visa...
Last edited: August 30, 2014
How to Save Money while travelling - Transportation A major expenditure when...
Last edited: October 20, 2014
When traveling, one of the major expenditures that must be planned is food and...
Last edited: September 19, 2014
A common discussion within travel communities is the question of independent...
Last edited: September 17, 2014
Before making international travel, it is important to determine the electrical...
Last edited: April 08, 2013
A common question seen on many of the Tripadvisor forums is something along the...
Last edited: October 26, 2014
  Some Anglophone Nations  United Kingdom On your first visit to the USA from...
Last edited: April 29, 2014
There are many Forum posts where people ask about how to use their Mobile Phone...
Last edited: August 24, 2016
When going for a holiday or even for a short trip a checklist with "not to...
Last edited: November 05, 2013
Eye Contact In the United States, most people consider it polite, and a...
Last edited: June 19, 2016
For those out there exploring the opportunity to travel around the world on a...
Last edited: September 18, 2014
Contents:  1. Understanding the "sales tax" on merchandise and food in the U.S...
Last edited: September 09, 2014
Travellers often schedule multiple cities during their holidays. When doing...
Last edited: November 11, 2014
The following links provide access to lots of travel and tourist information...
Last edited: December 10, 2014
This is a listing of SmartPhone and Tablet Apps that will be of benefit to the...
Last edited: June 02, 2014
One of the most common mistakes people make when traveling is being overly...
Last edited: November 06, 2014
Many visitors to the United States go to typical tourist areas like New York...
Last edited: September 09, 2016
In the U.S., there are certain customs about the young that may differ from...
Last edited: October 28, 2010
Everyone who arrives in the United States is processed by U.S. Customs and...
Last edited: January 11, 2014
It is always exciting to travel USA. But before you start travelling, you...
Last edited: October 20, 2015
If you are a citizen of a foreign country, and not a resident or citizen of the...
Last edited: July 07, 2016