Boston

Travel Channel's Guide to Boston

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We pulled together our picks of what to see and do while you're in Boston. This comprehensive travel guide provides tourists with all the info they need to know to plan for a great trip in Beantown, including how to get around Boston, must-see attractions, the best restaurants, the swankiest bars, quick escapes and much more!

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Getting Around
Make your trip to Boston more enjoyable with a few of our suggestions about how to get around Beantown with ease via taxis, public transit, bikes and more.
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5 Boston Must-Sees
If you're in Boston for a few days and only see these 5 tourist attractions, you won't leave disappointed. Trust us. Take a look at our picks for Boston's must-see sights.
Michael Piazza
Wicked Local Eats
Eat like the locals, and try some of the locals' favorite restaurants, including U Burger, Grotto, Sportello, Il Villaggio and Bisto du Midi.
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Off-the-Beaten Path
Travel Channel provides alternate, but fun ways to explore Boston, including a thrill ride on Codzilla; a stroll through the Museum of Bad Art; or a sweet trip to the Chocolate Bar.
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Best Beer "Beah" Spots
Nothing says "Boston" quite like sipping on a cold beer on the waterfront. So take a look at a few of our picks to pick up a cold one, including the Samuel Adams Brewery and the Harpoon Brewery.
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Historic Boston
Numerous historical events happened in Boston that shaped the American landscape. Rediscover the city's rich history, and take a tour of Boston's Freedom Trail, or take a Pirates and Patriots tour.
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Born to Shop
From tiny boutiques to huge malls, Boston has a variety of great shopping options. Go shopping at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Newbury Street, Harvard Square and more!
Karen Cox, flickr
Fine Dining
Get the dish about Travel Channel's picks for the best restaurants in Boston, including Mistral, Legal Seafoods and Ristorante Fiore.
Karen Cox, flickr
Swankiest Cocktails
Relax and grab a drink or 2 at one of our picks for Boston's best cocktail bars with the best mixologists, including Haru, Cuchi Cuchi and Strega Waterfront.
Hamza Daoui, flickr
After Dark
See Travel Channel's picks for the Boston's Top 5 spots to explore after dark, including Sweet Cheeks Q, Scholars, and The Hawthorne.

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