Boston For Dummies

Boston For Dummies

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From Faneuil Hall to Fenway Park, Harvard Square to Beacon Hill, Boston is as beloved for its centuries of history as it is for its sparkling contemporary culture. It's also a very doable and enticing vacation destination. This user-friendly guide is packed with all the info travelers need for a memorable trip to Beantown, including: Helpful tips and tons of maps for getting around by subway, bus, ferry, taxi, and car On-the-money shopping tips by neighborhood and type of store Great day trip itineraries for historic hotspots and seaside havens including Concord, Salem, Glouchester, and Rockport Whale watching, historic landmarks, dining out, nightlife, and more Like every For Dummies travel guide, Boston For Dummies, Second Edition includes: Down-to-earth trip-planning advice What you shouldn't miss and what you can skip The best restaurants and hotels for every budget Lots of detailed maps
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Product details

  • Paperback | 308 pages
  • 134.6 x 215.9 x 20.3mm | 317.52g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • maps
  • 0764576704
  • 9780764576706

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Introducing Boston. Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Boston. Chapter 2: Digging Deeper into Boston. Chapter 3: Deciding When to Go. Part II: Planning Your Trip to Boston. Chapter 4: Managing Your Money. Chapter 5: Getting to Boston. Chapter 6: Catering to Special Travel Needs or Interests. Chapter 7: Taking Care of the Remaining Details. Part III: Settling Into Boston. Chapter 8: Arriving and Getting Oriented. Chapter 9: Checking In at Boston's Best Hotels. Chapter 10: Dining and Snacking in Boston. Part IV: Exploring Boston. Chapter 11: Discovering Boston's Best Attractions. Chapter 12: Shopping the Local Stores. Chapter 13: Following an Itinerary: Seven Great Options. Chapter 14: Going Beyond Boston: Four Day Trips. Part V: Living It Up after Dark: Boston Nightlife. Chapter 15: Applauding the Cultural Scene. Chapter 16: Hitting the Clubs and Bars. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 17: The Top Ten Ways Not to Look Like a Tourist. Chapter 18: The Top Ten Free (or Almost Free) Activities. Chapter 19: The Top Ten Things to Do in Bad Weather. Appendix: Quick Concierge. Index.
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About Marie Morris

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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