Historical Walks around Boston
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Boston is a great ‘walking’ city, fun to explore by foot from the waterfront promenade to shady parks and streets lined by distinctive red brick buildings. Most of the marinas are located in the very desirable North End district, a really charming and historic neighborhood, with a maze of alleys and streets filled with Italian pastries, restaurants and old buildings.
Old Boston Tours offer very interesting guided tours of the oldest parts of the city.
Tel: (617) 755 2648
Well-preserved pedestrian path weaving in and out of 16 historic sights where major events in the nation’s freedom fight took place. Accessible within a short walk from most of the waterfront marinas, and starting at Boston Common. It is easy, just follow the 2½ mile red line on the ground. Self guided tour booklets available at the information center.
An absolute ‘must do’ while in Boston!
Boston Harbor Islands National Park
Explore Boston Harbor Islands National Park, featuring an archipelago of 34 islands scattered a few miles off downtown Boston. 10 of them can be visited, offering great hiking, swimming or wildlife watching. Spectacle Island hosts a marina, and moorings are also available (see ‘Marinas’ above) A truly special and unique experience in some of the most beautiful and protected waters in new England.