Boston - Cambridge & East Anglia (PDF Chapter)

Boston - Cambridge & East Anglia (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Cambridge chapter from Lonely Planet’s Boston guidebook.

Here, we count Cambridge as one among many ‘neighborhoods’ in Boston. But truth be told, this independent town has the historical and cultural offerings to rival many major cities. Certainly, it matches Boston for quality (if not quantity) and diversity of drinking, dining and entertainment options. Exploring museums, historic sites and university landmarks, you could just as easily spend a day as spend a year.

  • Harvard Square Browsing the bookstores, rifling through the records and trying on vintage clothing, then camping out in a local cafe to watch the world go by.
  • maps
  • Minuteman Bikeway Cycling from urban Cambridge to idyllic Bedford on this car-free bike trail, taking in scenery and history along the way.
  • transport
  • Harvard Art Museums Checking out the varied collections (European, Asian and more) and superb architecture at this university gem.
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.

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