Walking Boston Guide Book

by Greg & Katherine Letterman (Falcon Guides)
Walking Boston  by Greg & Katherine Letterman

283pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 1560448628

With charming city streets, historic buildings, and beautifully landscaped public spaces, Boston offers plenty to explore on foot. This comprehensive yet compact guidebook will take you on walking tours in and around the city - from local neighborhoods to nearby beaches. Each trip is detailed with everything you need including public transportation, climate, safety, and points of interest.

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Trails from the "Walking Boston" Guide Book
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... Preview: The Charles River is beautiful, historic, conveniently located, and great people-watching territory. Sunsets over the river from Boston are often beautiful. Early mornings are special, too. Sail or ... From the guidebook "Walking Boston"
Boston, MA - Walking - Trail Length: 3.75
... Preview: Want a walk among greenery amid beautiful flowers and botanical specimens while learning? This is your walk! The arboretum consists of 265 acres, including Peters Hill, Boston’s highest elevation, and ... From the guidebook "Walking Boston"
Boston, MA - Walking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: Can you visit Boston and not see Beacon Hill? Here are interesting old houses—many associated with historical events or literary personages—gas lamps, brick and cobblestone pavements, odd nooks and la ... From the guidebook "Walking Boston"
Boston, MA - Walking - Trail Length: 2.25
... Preview: This is an easy, enjoyable, and interesting urban walk. The neighborhood is beautiful, the architectural styles grand and varied, the ambiance pleasant, the historical and literary connections interes ... From the guidebook "Walking Boston"
Boston, MA - Walking - Trail Length: 2.25
... Preview: This is “soup-to-nuts” essential Boston with something for everyone. From early nineteenth-century Bay Village, the Theater District, and Chinatown, pass on to shopping at Downtown Crossing and the ed ... From the guidebook "Walking Boston"
Boston, MA - Walking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: Most tourists visit the ever-vibrant area around Faneuil Hall/Quincy Marketplace. While there, see quaint, historic North End. The North End was the place to be in the eighteenth century. The fashiona ... From the guidebook "Walking Boston"
Boston, MA - Walking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: See the New England Aquarium on the waterfront and Old Ironsides and Bunker Hill Monument in Charlestown—all “must sees”—plus wharves and piers, historic buildings, other ships and naval items, and fa ... From the guidebook "Walking Boston"
Boston, MA - Walking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: This walk is fascinating for those interested in Harvard, museums of many sorts, architecture, and colonial/ Revolutionary history. Special attractions: Harvard University and historical Cambridge. From the guidebook "Walking Boston"
Cambridge, MA - Walking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: Henry David Thoreau and his Walden Pond stay are famous. See Walden Pond and Thoreau’s cabin site and cabin replica as you enjoy a hike by the water among trees and utilize the reservation’s many recr ... From the guidebook "Walking Boston"
Concord, MA - Walking - Trail Length: 1.75
... Preview: This walk takes you to the several historic finish lines of the Boston Marathon and by marathon memorabilia and monuments through the lovely streets of Back Bay. Start at Eliot Hotel on Massachusett ... From the guidebook "Walking Boston"
Boston, MA - Walking - Trail Length: 0.8
... Preview: This is a lovely walk among woods and flowers whose attractions change with the seasons. It is a special treat for gardeners and wildflower enthusiasts. The garden is a living museum of temperate Nort ... From the guidebook "Walking Boston"
Boston, MA - Walking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: This walk permits Boston Marathon enthusiasts to follow the most fabled part of its route—Heartbreak Hill—while enjoying a pleasant residential area and the Boston College campus. Special attractions: ... From the guidebook "Walking Boston"
Hopkinton, MA - Walking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: This walk offers a view of some of Greater Boston’s most interesting Victorian architecture as well as a leafy amble by a deep, clear pond. Special attractions: Quaint Victorian houses and a lovely wa ... From the guidebook "Walking Boston"
Boston, MA - Walking - Trail Length: 2.25
... Preview: The battles of Lexington and Concord began the American Revolution. See where much of the action happened, visit restored colonial-era buildings, cross boardwalks over marshy wildlife sanctuaries, all ... From the guidebook "Walking Boston"
Lexington, MA - Walking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: This walk is for those stuck at Logan Airport or anyone wanting great views of Boston Harbor or a better acquaintance with East Boston. Walk by the water along lovely Harbor Walk through an interestin ... From the guidebook "Walking Boston"
Boston, MA - Walking - Trail Length: 2.75
... Preview: This walk takes you along one of Boston’s major thoroughfares, Massachusetts Avenue, from Symphony Hall/Christian Science Mother Church to Harvard University, while crossing the Charles River and taki ... From the guidebook "Walking Boston"
Boston, MA - Walking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: You are on the Atlantic Ocean, so why not see it and walk along it? This is a particularly nice ocean walk, with great views of Boston in the distance and the charms, beaches, and nature reserve of Na ... From the guidebook "Walking Boston"
Nahant, MA - Walking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This is the essential “getting-to-know-the-real-Boston” walk. Much of what Boston is famous for and what you came to see can be found along this walk—history, architecture, nature, human and literary ... From the guidebook "Walking Boston"
Boston, MA - Walking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: Salem has history, the sea and the Salem Maritime National Historic Site, beautiful architecture, a great museum (the Peabody Essex), and the chill of witchcraft. Come be bewitched! Special attracti ... From the guidebook "Walking Boston"
Salem, MA - Walking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: Y’gotta see Fenway once before they tear it down! While there, get a little culture at the Fine Arts and Gardner Museums amid gentle greenery. Special attractions: Fenway Park, the Boston Museum of Fi ... From the guidebook "Walking Boston"
Boston, MA - Walking - Trail Length: 2.5
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