Insight City Guide Boston is a comprehensive travel guide to this historic and lively city. Full-color photos and maps throughout combine with authoritative text to inspire you to explore Boston and its surrounding areas. Be inspired by the "Best Of Boston" section, which highlights unmissable sights and experiences, while a comprehensive Travel Tips section gives you all the practical information and travel advice you need to plan what to do on your trip, including 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, Paul Revere, and Salem's witch-hunts, to the charming suburbs reached by streetcar. Nine Places chapters cover the city, from lofty Beacon Hill to the handsomely renovated Waterfront and the academic hub of Cambridge, while three further excursions chapters suggest trips to historic Plymouth, the inviting beaches and dunelands of Cape Cod, and Lexington and Concord, crucibles of the American Revolution.