Massachusetts, Boston Guide (B): Take a Good Walk Boston

Take a Good Walk Boston
A Great Walking City

Boston ranks as one of the best walking cities in the U.S., and it’s not a surprise that as I take a good walk in Massachusetts, I find myself squarely in the middle of Boston. With miles and miles of walking, and a city built to the original human scale, Boston abounds with fantastic jaunts all over the city. The Freedom Trail, a red brick line that runs throughout the city, is tantamount to the walking access and unique finds Boston has. But my walk isn’t on the Freedom Trail, it starts in Back Bay near Copley Square.

Copley Square

Copley Square, an area situated around Boylston and Exeter, is where my walk begins. On this morning, a bright and cheery summer day, I headed out on Boylston. Of course, I couldn’t resist the Boston Library and taking a sneak peak at the new renovations on the first floor. Wow, what a treat to experience this world-class library that any reader or learner would fathom over to just sniff the wonderful old library smells!

The Grandest Boulevard of Them All

I rounded the corner on Dartmouth and strided the quick couple of blocks to the Commonwealth Avenue Mall. Avoiding the quicker runners, I ambled myself along the oldest of walks, crowned by Winston Churchill as the grandest boulevard in North America. I can see why! Every 50 to 100 feet or so, you can feast your eyes on some of the best sculpture of our American icons. Some old, some newer, all fabulous.

My heart stopped at the memorial the the ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Take a Good Walk Boston
Guide Location: USA » Boston
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Copley Square   Boston Library   Commonwealth Avenue Mall   Boston Public Garden   Boston Marathon Finish Line  
Author: Chris Englert
Read it on author's website: http://eatwalklearn.com/index.php/2015/07/21/take-a-good-walk-in-massachusetts/

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