Boston's history recalls revolution and transformation, and it is still among the USA's most forward-thinking, barrier-breaking cities.
Lonely Planet will get you to the heart of Boston, with amazing travel experiences and the best planning advice:
Inspirational images, highlights, city walks and the best of local knowledge.
Planning features and top itineraries to help you plan the perfect trip.
Local secrets and hidden travel gems that will make your trip unique.
Plus detailed coverage of Boston's top sights, a guide to city walking tours and the Freedom Trail, and the best day trips from Boston.
Coverage includes: Plan Your Trip, Charlestown, West End, North End, Beacon Hill, Boston Common, Downtown, Waterfront, South End, Chinatown, Back Bay, Kenmore Square, Fenway, Seaport District, South Boston, Cambridge, Streetcar Suburbs, Day Trips from Boston, Sleeping, Understand and Survival chapters.