New England - Around Boston (PDF Chapter)
This is the Around Boston chapter from Lonely Planet’s New England guidebook.
The towns surrounding Boston represent every aspect of New England history: Colonial, revolutionary, maritime, literary and industrial. Inspired by intriguing events of the past and spectacular seascapes in the present, writers, artists and filmmakers continue to enrich the region’s cultural life.
- cycle through history, from Cambridge to Lexington, along the Minuteman Commuter Bikeway
- hit the beaches, admire the art and feast on seafood in Gloucester
- traverse Minute Man National Historic Park and recall the beginnings of American independence
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Lexington, Concord, Lowell, North Shore, Salem, Gloucester, Rockport, Ipswich & Essex, Newburyport, South Shore, Quincy, Plymouth, New Bedford.
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