Boston - Charlestown (PDF Chapter)
This is the Charlestown chapter from Lonely Planet’s Boston guidebook.
Spend a day following the Freedom Trail and you will end up in Charlestown, as the final two sites are located here. Besides seeing the historic USS Constitution and the commemorative Bunker Hill Monument, strolling inland from the Charlestown waterfront provides an opportunity to explore the neighborhood’s aged narrow streets, lined with 19th-century Federal and colonial houses.
- Bunker Hill Monument Counting the 294 steps as you climb to the top and then catching your breath while you admire the 360-degree view of Boston, Cambridge and beyond.
- Warren Tavern Sipping an ale at the same bar that propped up the founding fathers.
- USS Constitution Admiring the craftsmanship and discovering the ship’s long and storied history from US Navy sailors.
- restaurants & accommodation
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