"Insight City Guide Boston" is a full-colour, comprehensive travel guide to one of America's most historically rich and lively destinations. Full-colour photography and maps throughout combine with authoritative text to give you both inspiration and information to help explore Boston. Be inspired by the "Best Of Boston" section, which highlights the city's unmissable sights and experiences, while a comprehensive Travel Tips section provides all the practical information and travel advice you need, as well as a guide to things to do in Boston, plus our selective listings for hotel and restaurants. Lavish Photo Features offer a unique insight into topics such as the Freedom Trail, Faneuil Hall and whale-watching. Insight's trademark history and culture coverage provides a fascinating introduction to Boston's colonial and revolutionary heritage as well as its modern life, while features by local writers delve into everything from the local education industry and Salem's witch-hunts to the charming suburbs reached by streetcar. Nine Places chapters cover the entire city in detail, from lofty Beacon Hill to the handsomely renovated Waterfront and the academic hub of Cambridge, while three further excursions chapters suggest worthwhile trips to historic Plymouth, the inviting beaches and dunelands of Cape Cod, and Lexington and Concord, crucibles of the American Revolution. Colour maps throughout help you get around so you can find the top attractions in Boston as well as venture off the beaten track, to make sure you have the quintessential Boston experience.
Barbara Rockwell is a freelance arts and travel writer and a devoted city-lover, with a deep-rooted affection for all things Boston. Her US travel expertise runs from coast to coast; she has previously written Insight Step-by-Step San Francisco.