Massachusetts, Boston Guide (B): Boston, MA –Understanding America’s Fight for Liberty

Boston, MA –Understanding America’s Fight for Liberty
After my Great American Adventure 2010 was done and dusted, I still had half of my summer break to spend so I decided to go to the only region in the USA that I haven’t been yet – New England. I decided to spend about five days up north – three days in Boston wandering around town and two days in Cape Cod lazing by the beach. Mid-July was my target since it is well into summer where the days are long and the outdoors are inviting. The low-cost Megabus really helped my budget as I rode the double decker bus from sleepy State College to the buzzing South Station, in the heart of Boston.

Back Bay & Charles River

It was a great day to walk around as I made my way to my friend’s place somewhere in Back Bay. I met Enrique a year ago while backpacking in New Orleans and he so happened to be working in Boston at the time and was kind enough to let me bunk at his place for a couple of nights. The hostels available were either expensive or too far out of town while I didn’t feel like Couchsurfing this time around.

Trinity Church, an architectural landmark of Boston’s Back Bay.

Back Bay is an old neighborhood where rows of 19th-century Victorian brownstone houses are eclipsed by skyscrapers like the Hancock and Prudential towers. Besides those two glass giants, the rest of the “new” buildings adhere to the general architecture of the area so you can admire historical landmarks like the Trinity Church, Old South Church and Boston Public Library without feeling ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Boston, MA –Understanding America’s Fight for Liberty
Guide Location: USA » Boston
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Trinity Church   Old South Church   Boston Public Library   Fenway Park   Massachusetts State House   Park Street Church   Granary Burying Ground   Faneuil Hall   Durgin Park  
Author: Danial Ariff Bin Ahmad Nordin
Read it on author's website: http://www.dansontheroad.com/2015/04/11/boston-ma-a-trek-across-americas-fight-for-liberty/

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