Tired of the same old tourist traps? Take the road less traveled and discover the hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales other guidebooks just don't offer. Off the Beaten Path® features the things you'd want to see - if only you knew about them! From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits, you'll say over and over again: "I didn't know that!"
Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, let Boston Off the Beaten Path show you the Bay State you never knew existed. Pay a visit to Alexander Graham Bell's original laboratory in the Verizon building, enjoy serene moments at the Qingping Gallery Teahouse in the South End, or marvel at 4,000 hand-blown "Glass Flowers" at Harvard Botanical Museum. So if you've been there, done that" one too many times, get off the main road and venture Off the Beaten Path.
About the Author
Patricia Harris and David Lyon have collaborated as essayists, travel journalists, and as art and restaurant critics since 1981. Their previous books include Romantic Days & Nights in Boston and Journey to New England. They have lived in the Boston area for more than 45 years between them.
Table of Contents
(1) Beacon Hill to Faneuil Hall Marketplace (2) Chinatown and the Financial District (3) Back Bay and Fenway (4) Charlestown, North End, and East Boston (5) South End and Roxbury (6) South Boston and around South Cove (7) Brookline and Jamaica Plain (8) Cambridge