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Many visitors come to historic Boston to walk in the footsteps of the Founding Fathers, but this collegiate city is also dynamic and modern, not to mention one of the greenest cities in America. Explore Boston is part of a brand-new series and is the ideal pocket companion when discovering this lively and historic place: a full-colour guide containing 16 easy-to-follow routes which lead you from the Freedom Trail's famous sights around Boston Common and Charlestown to the Back Bay's fabulous art museums and Harvard's prestigious colleges, as well as out to the colonial settlements at Salem and Plymouth and the seaside charms of Provincetown. Insight's trademark cultural coverage perfectly sets the routes in context, with introductions to Boston's cuisine, love of sport and historical significance. Each route guides you through an interesting area with clear directions, a detailed map and authentic places to eat and drink along the way. The directory section contains a wealth of practical information and a range of carefully selected hotels and restaurants to suit all budgets. All routes are also plotted on the pull-out map. Whether you are new to the city or a repeat visitor, and however long your stay, Explore Boston will help you discover the self-proclaimed "hub of the universe".