Boston truly is a walking city. This might be due to the sparsity of parking spots, but once you understand this, Boston and its vast trove of historical sites will be your oyster. These tourist attractions in Boston and Cambridge highlight just some of the many excellent spots to visit in Beantown.


1. Take in Some Shakespeare

Come summertime, the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company puts on a two-week production of selected works from the great bard. It's free, it's fun, and it's popular -- bring a chair and get there early, as all of Boston is on its way.

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