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Boston calls itself â€œAmericaâ€™s Walking City,â€ and with good reason: driving
can be a challenge. What better excuse to park your car and explore on
foot? Thereâ€™s history around every corner.
No trip to Boston would be complete without a walk along the Freedom
Trail, a red brick line winding through the Financial District, Beacon Hill
and the North End, past more than a dozen famous landmarksâ€”Faneuil
Hall, the Old North Church, Paul Revereâ€™s house. Beyond these streets
where patriots walked are scores of distinctive
neighborhoods to explore: Cambridge, Back Bay,
Charlestown, Brookline, Fenway and the South
End. Youâ€™ll rub elbows with Yankee pragmatists,
Irish fatalists, Kennedy liberals, Brahmin blue-
bloods, die-hard Red Sox fans and sleep-
deprived students of every stripeâ€”Boston has
one of the highest concentrations of colleges and
universities in the world. If you can say, â€œPark the
car at Harvard Yard,â€ without using an â€œr,â€ youâ€™ll fit
Walk the Freedom Trail, which connects 16 famous sites across the city.
Sit in a pew at the Old North Church, where â€œone if by land, two if by seaâ€
signaled a revolution.
Buy a souvenir at the Faneuil Hall marketplace, the cityâ€™s commercial
heart since 1742.
Ride a swan boat across the lagoon at the Public Garden, considered the
first public botanical garden in the country.
Catch a Red Sox game at Fenway Park, one of baseballâ€™s oldest and
most historic stadiums.
Go where â€œeverybody knows your name,â€ Cheers Beacon Hill, the model
for the long-running TV comedy series.
Watch early-morning rowers on the Charles River, the center of Bostonâ€™s
Take an evening stroll through Little Italy, where the sights, sounds and
aromas will take