Boston for Dummies

Boston for Dummies

by Marie Morris
     
 

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Boston offers a unique blend of traditional and trendy…old and new, with ultramodern skyscrapers towering beside colonial historical sites. Whether you want to explore incredible museums or shop tempting boutiques, take in a game or take a cruise, this book points the way with info on:

  • Attractions for history lovers, sports lovers, and food

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Boston offers a unique blend of traditional and trendy…old and new, with ultramodern skyscrapers towering beside colonial historical sites. Whether you want to explore incredible museums or shop tempting boutiques, take in a game or take a cruise, this book points the way with info on:

  • Attractions for history lovers, sports lovers, and food lovers
  • Seven great itineraries and four fun day trips
  • Public Garden, the first botanical garden in the U.S., legendary Fenway Park, Longfellow National Historic Site, and more
  • All kinds of restaurants, ranging from local seafood and pizza favorites and ethnic eateries to elegant, high-end dining and unique neighborhood cafes
  • Shopping in stores that range from cheap to chic, boho to bourgeois, including Newbury Street, the “rodeo Drive of New England”
  • Walking the 3-mile Freedom Trail, Harvard Square, Commonwealth Avenue, or around Walden Pond
  • Taking in fantastic live performances or relaxing in fun pubs and bars

Like every For Dummies travel guide, Boston For Dummies, 4th Edition, includes:

  • Down-to-earth trip-planning advice
  • What you shouldn’t miss — and what you can skip
  • The best hotels and restaurants for every budget
  • Handy Post-it Flags to mark your favorite pages

With this friendly guide, you’ll enjoy a Boston vacation that suits you, whether that’s exploring the old or celebrating the new.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470128176
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/02/2007
Series:
For Dummies Travel Series, #100
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Marie Morris grew up in New York City and graduated from Harvard, where she studied history. She has lived in the Boston area for most of the past two decades. Since 1997, she has written the Frommer’s Boston travel guide and contributed to Frommer’s New England. She is also the author of the latest edition of Frommer’s Irreverent Guide to Boston. She has been, among other things, an assistant sports editor at the Boston Herald and an editor at Boston magazine. She enjoys cooking, entertaining, horse racing, and traveling. Marie lives in the North End, not far from the Freedom Trail, where she often encounters readers — bring along your copy of Boston For Dummies, and you might meet her there.

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