Every tourist destination has its attractions. However, because every tourist is different, these attractions have greater or lesser value. In this series Gary’s gives his reasons for traveling to a particular place. Hopefully some of his thoughts will entice you to consider adding this particular place to your itinerary. The entire series is being categorized under the heading, “Spotlights.” You may find more about these locations in the archives of this website, under headings such as, “Great Places,” “Things to Do in,” “Best of,” “Top 10” and “Places of a Lifetime.” In addition, there may be “Walking Tours” of these places available for purchase on the website for the low price of $1.49 each.
Boston is one of America’s most interesting cities. It combines a long tradition of significant historical events with many modern and exciting activities for people of all ages. It is highly recommended for the following reasons:
1. The birth of America is chronicled along an entertaining walk known as the Freedom Trail.
2. Boston’s North End is the city’s Italian enclave where good food is always available.
3. One of the world’s greatest gathering places is at Faneuil Hall. Along with the nearby Quincy Market, this pedestrian area is fantastic for people-watching.
4. Boston’s Museum of Science is one of the best of its type in the world.