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Things to Know

From navigating the streets to understanding the social dynamics, here is everything you need to know before you visit Boston.

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Best Neighborhoods

From the tourist sights of Downtown to the historic streets of Beacon Hill, this guide to Boston's best neighborhoods can help you plan the perfect trip.

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Day Trips

Many of New England's best places to visit are just a day trip from Boston. These are some of our favorites.

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Money and Costs

Beantown may be expensive but you don't have to break the bank when you visit. Here are 13 tips and tricks to experience the best of Boston on a budget.

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From riding the T to using the city's bike-share scheme, here are the best ways to get around in Boston.

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Free Things to Do

Get to know Boston without spending a dime with these top free activities.

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Traveling with Kids

Boston engages kids of all ages. Here are the best things to do there as a family.

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