eBook DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Boston, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0756683734
  • ISBN-13: 9780756683733
  • DDC: 917.446104
  • 208 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Boston will lead you straight to the best attractions Boston has to offer, with over 500 detailed maps, illustrations, and color photographs. You'll find detailed background information on the best things to do in Boston, from visiting the historical Harvard University and taking one of many historical walks to watching the Boston Red Sox play. This best-selling travel guide is packed with beautiful cutaways and floor plans of all Boston's major sights, as well as 3-D aerial views of its most interesting districts, and now includes a new pull-out map with detailed sheet maps and useful transportation information. Features include everything from a section on Four Great Days Out in Boston to where to go for a beer at the end of the day, with enlarged and enhanced Street Finder mapping throughout. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Boston is fully updated and expanded with dozens of reviews for hotels in Boston, recommended restaurants, and tips for shopping and entertainment. Don't miss a thing on your vacation with the DK Eyewitness Travel guidebook to Boston.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing Boston.
2: Four Great Days in Boston.
3: Putting Boston on the Map.
4: The History of Boston.
5: Boston at a Glance.
6: Boston’s Best: Museums.
7: Eminent Bostonians.
8: Boston’s Architecture.
9: Boston through the Year.
10: Boston Area by Area.
11: Beacon Hill and West End.
12: Old Boston and the Financial District.
13: North End and the Waterfront.
14: Chinatown and the Theater District.
15: Back Bay and South End.
16: Farther Afield.
17: Three Guided Walks.
18: A 45-Minute Walk on the MIT Campus.
19: A Two-Hour Walk in South Boston.
20: A 90-Minute Walk Along the Freedom Trail.
21: Travelers’ Needs.
22: Where to Stay.
23: Choosing a Hotel.
24: Restaurants, Cafés, and Bars.
25: The Flavors of Boston.
26: Choosing a Restaurant.
27: Cafés and Bars.
28: Shopping in Boston.
29: Fashion.
30: Antiques, Fine Crafts, and Gifts.
31: Entertainment in Boston.
32: The Arts in Boston.
33: Music and Nightlife.
34: Sports and Outdoor Activities.
35: Spectator Sports.
36: Children’s Boston.
37: Survival Guide.
38: Practical Information.
39: Personal Security and Health.
40: Banking and Currency.
41: Communications and Media.
42: Travel Information.
43: Getting Around Boston.
Boston Street Finder.
General Index.
Further Reading.