Massachusetts, Boston Guide (B): Randi Glazer’s Tour of Boston: 6 Attractions You Must See

Randi Glazer’s Tour of Boston: 6 Attractions You Must See
Boston is home to some of the most important historical events and monuments in American history. It was one of the original colonies and is the site of the first battle that started the Revolutionary War. If you ever have the chance to visit this incredible city, there are a few things that you have to make sure you see. Read on to find out more about the amazing attractions that the city of Boston is home to. Randi Glazer is going to give you his top 6 attractions you must see when you visit Boston.

Walk Through the Freedom Trail

The Freedom Trail is a 2 1/2 mile brick road that starts at Boston Common, the place where the Colonial Army gathered in preparation for the Revolutionary War. The troops marched these 2 1/2 miles until they reached Breed’s Hill, where the first battle of the war was held. Today, a 221 foot Bunker Hill Monument was erected there to honor the first fight. You will be tracing the steps that the soldiers took to start the Revolutionary War centuries ago.

The hike will take anywhere from 1 to 3 hours, or you can run or bike through it in less than half an hour. It all depends on how much time you want to spend seeing the historical sites along the way. There’s a lot to see along this trail, including the Bell in Hand Tavern, the first bar built in America. In case you are wondering, yes it is still serving customers.

You can make your way to the Bunker Hill Monument, or take the bridge and head north to see where the famous Paul Revere ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Randi Glazer’s Tour of Boston: 6 Attractions You Must See
Guide Location: USA » Boston
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Freedom Trail   Boston Common   Bunker Hill Monument   the Bell in Hand Tavern   old North Church   Boston Tea Party Museum   Cheers   Fenway Park   Samuel Adams Brewery  
Author: Ava Roxanne Stritt
Read it on author's website: http://www.spatravelgal.com/2016/06/randi-glazers-tour-boston-6-attractions-must-see

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