Posts Tagged: Boston on a Budget

Boston Tourist Passes | Which One is the Best to Buy?

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Boston City Pass

This post provides a comparison of the various Boston attraction discount passes.  Boston is a bustling city with many wonderful museums and historic sites to visit. However, the cost of attending many of those attractions can really add up. To help mitigate the costs, a number of companies have created Boston tourist passes which offer […]

Tour the USS Constitution and the Bunker Hill Monument

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U.S.S. Constitution and the Bunker Hill Monument

The USS Constitution and the Bunker Hill Monument are two of the last sites of the Freedom Trail (when picking up the Freedom Trail on Boston Common) and are a bit further from the other 14 sites.  Even though it can be a bit of jaunt from the other sites, if you are interested in […]

The T: Boston’s Subway

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How to Use the Boston Subway

The Boston Subway system is the nation’s oldest, founded in 1897, and is the fourth largest subway system in the United States. It is operated by The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) or just the T as us Bostonians call it. Boston’s public transportation system is an inexpensive and convenient way to travel through our great […]

Boston Bus Tours | Which Are the Best?

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Boston Bus Tours

With a bus tour one can cover more ground and take in more sites, though the trade-off is that you will receive a more condensed version of the sites. If done the right way a bus tour will give you a good overview of much of the city, and if used in conjunction with one […]

Boston’s Historic Cemetery Tour: Granary Burial Ground

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For history buffs and visitors, Boston has several historic cemeteries filled.  The most centrally located historic cemetery near Boston Common, is Granary Burial Ground, and it is worth exploring. Boston’s Granary Burial Ground is the third oldest burial ground in the City of Boston and within lays the DNA of the American Revolution, including the graves of […]