"Shippin' Up To Boston" Boston by travelfrosch
Boston Travel Guide: 3,912 reviews and 8,503 photos
After more than 21 years wandering the country and the world, I'm finally coming home. Over the next few months, my family and I will be making the move back to the place I was born. On this page, I'll try to share some information on this historical, walkable, un-drivable, and when it comes down to it... my home town.
The driving in Boston is... shall we say, a bit of a challenge. Public transport is OK, but has its quirks. The good news is, Boston is very compact and is ideal for walking. If you know where to go, there are lots of nice walking paths near water.
One place not many people know about is Castle Island. Situated in South Boston, across the harbor from Governor's Island (the current location of Logan Airport), it offers a nice park for grilling, many walking trails, a small playground, a modest beach, and a Colonial era British fort -- re-named Fort Independence some time after said independence came to pass. If you arrive at the right time, you might meet a certain local volunteer who will cheerfully fill you in on the fort's history.
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