Boston Activities -

  Boston Common and Public Garden A must-see for all visitors during the warmer months. Accessible from Park Street (Green, Red Lines), Boylston (Green Line), and Arlington (Green Line), and a short walk from any other downtown station. Ride the famous and generally enjoy the park with its shady trees, fountains, statues, sidewalk vendors, and greenery. Visit the "Cheers" bar. A great starting point for visitors interested in local historical sights, or on your way to Downtown Crossing or the Back Bay. Very nice foliage in the fall. Technically, the part west of Charles St. is the Public Garden, and the eastern part is Boston Common.
  Community Boating For kids between ages 10 and 18, membership is only $1 for the entire summer. Membership includes all sorts of sailing lessons (sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, etc.) along with other benefits. Each class takes a couple of days. Located at the Charles/MGH stop on the Redline. Visit
  Freedom Trail A 2.5 mile walking tour of 16 historic sites that travels through Beacon Hill, downtown Boston, the North End and Charlestown. Includes the USS Constitution and the Old North Church. . The Freedom Trail connects to the .
  Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market, downtown Boston. (Green Line to Government Center, or Blue Line to Aquarium, or Orange Line or Blue Line to State) Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market, two of Boston's oldest marketplaces, contain a great set of mainly tourist-oriented shops and eateries. Faneuil Hall also has a historic meeting hall in its upper levels, and is just down the street from the Old State House.
  Copley Square. (Green Line to Copley or Orange Line to Back Bay) Take a Duck Tour, enjoy the fountains, visit the top of the nearby Prudential building, see the Boston Public Library, or go shopping along Newbury Street.
  Boston Pops Orchestra (Green Line E train to Symphony) The Pops perform programs of both classical and popular music, consistently pleasing audiences. Tickets can be had inexpensively, but check for availability beforehand.
  Minuteman Bikeway (Red Line to Davis or Alewife). One of the most heavily used rail trails in the United States, this eleven mile paved path is popular with walkers, cyclists, and in-line skaters. The route closely follows that taken at the beginning of the Revolutionary War.

Boston is a sports town, and its professional teams are much-loved. These include the Red Sox, Celtics, Bruins and New England Patriots.
  Fenway Park The home of the Boston Red Sox  . Take a B, C, or D Green Line train to Kenmore Station. You'll also be able to see the famous Citgo Sign. There are a few good restaurants in the Square. The local architecture is quite attractive. A short walk to the East is the grassy boulevard of Commonwealth Avenue, and to the West is Boston University, which has some interesting landmark structures.

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