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Boston is a large city that feels much smaller than it is. Maybe it's because it is easily walkable or because you'll find familiarity in the sites, be it from history books or media depictions. Either way you'll feel at home checking out Boston's 10best.
The Public Garden is a must any time of year, the landscape changes to reflect the seasons and offers visitors the chance to stroll, picnic, or take a whirl on the Swan Boats. Plus, the Public Garden offers some of the best photo opportunities Boston has to offer.
A trip to Castle Island Park combines history with outdoor fun (great for a walk, to enjoy the beach or let the kids loose at the playground).
If you are an animal lover, the Franklin Park Zoo has 100 years of rave reviews to entice you through its gates, and is one of the best stocked zoos around.
Those seeking an interactive experience with a historical twist can be found at the Tea Party Ships and Museum where your guides will take you back to the night the tea was dumped in the Harbor and even have you try your hand at tossing tea.
But your one stop shop for seeing it all is the easy to follow Freedom Trail; taking you all around Boston with well marked stops at the most historical locations throughout the city.