Boston is a very historic city with many significant landmarks and attractions that can be enjoyed by young and old alike. If you are on a very tight budget and cannot afford to spend a $100 to take in a Red Sox game with your family or eat at one of the many fine restaurants in the city, do not worry. There are plenty of fun things to do in Boston.
Boston Common is a park-like area in the center of the city where people watching is at its best. Businessmen, students and people of all backgrounds routinely stroll through the wide-open public space. You can bring your lunch, sit down on a bench and just watch the world go by.
If you want a little more activity, take a walk down by the Charles River. You can watch the sailboats move slowly across the wide body of water. If you are there at the right time, you may catch a rowing crew from one of the local colleges or universities practicing their technique.
There are historic churches and monuments scattered throughout the city. Take a free walking tour. Paul Revere and John Adams are just two of the many famous Americans that Boston recognizes as their own.
The Quincy Market Place is an amazing gathering of local merchants selling everything from fruits and vegetables to sunglasses and socks. While you will have to spend a little money if you want to make a purchase, you can still enjoy yourself just wandering around from booth to booth.
Before you leave the Boston area, you should try to visit the Campus of Harvard or one of the many other institutions of higher learning that Boston has to offer.
You cannot visit Boston and not feel the youth and vitality of the city. You do not need much money to experience many of the simple but beautiful things the city offers. Take your time and enjoy this beautiful and historic part of America. Maybe even stop by the Boston Aquarium while you’re there.
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