Cradle of democracy, Boston continues to drive progressive American culture, with a thriving arts scene and some of the country's top universities. Stroll through history in this eminently walkable city, enjoying lively neighborhoods, emerald parks and waterfront views. Our local authors reveal the best of Boston, from precolonial artifacts to 21st-century wonders.
Find Freedom - relive the revolution in full color with our special Freedom Trail section.
No Need To Study - explore college hot spots around Harvard, Boston College and MIT and in Cambridge, Fenway and Kenmore Square.
Stir The Melting Pot - experience American landmarks like Boston Common alongside ethnic neighborhoods like the Italian North End with our walking tours.
Beyong The Bean - learn the secret to 'killah chowdah,' where to find the best late-night grub, and why many world-class chefs call Boston home.
Explore More - hike, bike and canoe your way through Cape Cod, Concord and Salem with our informed Excursions chapter.
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