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Boston's oldest cultural institution, Museum of Fine Arts is noted for its collection of French Impressionist paintings, including more works
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A meticulously maintained park in the middle of the city, Boston Public Garden features swan-ornamented pedal boats and the world's shortest
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Boston Common , Boston
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The country's oldest city park, Boston Common dates back to the 1630s. Consisting of 20 hectares (50 acres), the common is part of an extensi
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Since its opening in 1742, Faneuil Hall Marketplace has served as a place of meeting and commerce for the city of Boston. Find your way to th
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Freedom Trail , Boston
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Weave your way through the city center, the birthplace of the American Revolution, and soak up some of the country’s earliest history on Free
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Greater Boston

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Whether you're a sports fanatic or a history buff with a special interest in the American Revolution, you've probably considered a Greater Boston vacation at some point. Progressive and cosmopolitan, the Athens of America attracts tourists with its historical sites, diverse neighborhoods, and rich legacy of arts, culture, and education. More adventuresome travelers must check out the nightlife in Newton or Framingham, while nature enthusiasts can't miss the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge near the university city of Cambridge. Whether you've come to mingle with the intellectual elite, cheer from the sidelines, or celebrate history, the blend of tradition and cutting-edge innovation is what makes a trip to Greater Boston memorable. Plan your visit to Greater Boston and other destinations in United States using our United States online trip itinerary planner.

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