Whirlwind Weekend – Boston by Foot + Wiki Offline Winners Announced
A Stroll Through One of the Oldest Cities in America
Although I’m not a big fan of cities, there’s something about Boston that I find utterly charming. My first visit was a few years ago, when Mr. Travelbypoints and I were relative neophytes to the world of whirlwind travel. If memory serves correctly, we budgeted two full days to tour the city, a more than generous amount of time in today’s travel currency.
This trip, we had a full 24 hours to see the sights and sounds of America’s Cradle of Liberty and having checked the Freedom Trail off the bucket list during our previous trip, we turned our attention to other notable attractions. Up on the agenda were the Public Garden, a ferry tour of the Inner Harbor, a guided walking tour of Harvard University and a stroll in downtown Boston.
All in a day’s sightseeing.
True to form, Boston did not disappoint. From succulent lobster rolls to breathtaking strolls along the historic waterfront, the weekend was packed with activities that could easily keep the average traveler busy for several days. In the interest of time and sanity, we ended up having to waitlist several excursions for a future visit.
If you’ve never visited Boston, here are some highlights from our weekend that should give you a few ideas on how to spend a few lazy days in one of the oldest cities in America.
Wiki Offline App Winners
Winners – FEV7, WorldTraveler and Brian
Congratulations to the three lucky winners of the Wiki Offline Contest. Winners, please look out for an email from me with the code to download the app. Thanks to everyone who participated and shared their favorite beach destinations with us!
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