Boston - Streetcar Suburbs (PDF Chapter)

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

’Streetcar Suburbs’ Brookline and Jamaica Plain are attractive, off-the-beaten-path destinations for travelers. Brookline is well-known as the birthplace of JFK, while Jamaica Plain features open spaces, cooling breezes off Jamaica Pond and diverse flora at Arnold Arboretum.

  • take a pilgrimage to the birthplace of John F Kennedy, then follow the National Parks Service walking tour to see the schools, churches and other places from Kennedy lore
  • maps
  • sit in the balcony at the Coolidge Corner Theatre and catch an art-house flick
  • transportation
  • enjoy an evening of delightful food, music and camaraderie at Tres Gatos
  • 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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