Boston - Cambridge (PDF Chapter)

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

This neighborhood has historical and cultural offerings to rival many major cities, as well as diverse drinking, dining and entertainment options. Exploring museums, historic sites and university landmarks, you could just as easily spend a day as spend a year.

  • browse the bookstores, rifle through the records and try on vintage clothing in Harvard Square, then camp out in a local cafe to watch the world go by
  • maps
  • explore the MIT campus and discover its fantastic, eclectic collection of public art
  • transportation
  • cycle the Minuteman Bikeway from urban Cambridge to idyllic Bedford
  • restaurants & bars

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

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