Massachusetts, Boston Guide (B): How I Became a Tourist for the Day in the City of Boston

How I Became a Tourist for the Day in the City of Boston
Boston

From historic Salem, Danielle (CruiseMiss) and I jumped back in our Ford Mustang convertible and continued our road trip to my hometown of Boston, Massachusetts. While this New Yorker may not have been born in the city of Boston, I do consider it home. With Danielle at my side, I turned autopilot on and began to float my way through Boston and took a break from navigating unfamiliar streets and cities.

Home of the Boston Red Sox

The first place we stopped at was none other than one of Boston’s most famous landmarks, Fenway Park. Considered the oldest Major League Baseball park in the United States, it’s home to the Boston Red Sox, but no game for us that night as they were out of town. Instead, on a beautiful summer evening in Boston, we went shopping, grabbed some dinner, and then took a leisurely walk back to my place.

Marathon memorial 

I wanted Danielle to see both the finish line of the Boston Marathon, but also the makeshift memorial that still stands nearby. That tragedy is still fresh in the minds of Bostonians more than three years later.

Trinity Church

As we continued onward, we walked past Trinity Church in Copley Square, one of my favorite pieces of architecture in Boston. Built between 1872 and 1877 in the Richardsonian Romanesque style, it’s the only church in the U.S. and the only building in Boston to be named by the American Institute of Architects as one of the “Ten Most Significant Buildings in the United ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: How I Became a Tourist for the Day in the City of Boston
Guide Location: USA » Boston
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Fenway Park   Trinity Church   Edgar Allen Poe statue   Boston Public Garden   Faneuil Hall   Quincy Market   Commonwealth Avenue   Boston Public Library   Union Oyster House   New England Holocaust Memorial   Old State House   Boston Massacre   Boston Irish Famine Memorial  
Author: Marian Krueger
Read it on author's website: https://travelshopgirl.com/city-of-boston/

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