Homewood Suites By Hilton Boston
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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Today is our last port stop at Boston - a beautiful day. Boston - "The Cradle of Liberty" - is one of America's oldest cities where some of the most critical events of the American Revolution took place. The most important event (December 16, 1773) leading up to the American Revolution was the Boston Tea. We saw Old South Meeting House where the "Sons of Liberty" destroyed a whole shipment of tea in defiance of the British "Tea Act" which was to tax tea. ...
... pointed it out to me. I continued walking around town, there wasn't much I could do. Except laugh. I became that guy who chuckled at his chips yesterday. That made it look like I was eccentric and not an idiot who hadn't realised she had two different shoes on. I eventually brought flip flops and changed into them. Also, following the theme of irony, there are hundreds of "No Smoking" signs in certain areas of the city. Everytime I walk past one, there ...
... another was when we were stopped with "Sir, you dropped your pocket back there"- which we looked behind us for our "dropped pocket" and fell for the prank! The kids loved it but we did mention that it was past 12pm...which want straight through to the keeper with "it's still the same day, man!" Feeling tired and a bit weary, we wandered back through Back Bay towards our hotel, pausing to remember the Boston Marathon bombing as we passed the siteon Boyleston st. Across the road ...
... the villages of Lexington and Concord had to protect themselves from the British army that was already occupying Boston. The army left their Boston barracks in the middle of the night in a forced march of approximately 20 miles to the villages of Lexington and Concord. They had hoped to surprise the residents and capture the caches of weapons before they could be moved. But the signal from the Old North Church alerted Paul Revere, a patriot from Boston, and he rode all night ...
... to check out some sites there. We found Salem a twisty, turny, little town with pretty poor parking solutions. There was an event going on in the town commons so that made it worse. We went to the Salem Witch Museum which led us through the Salem Witch Trails followed by other information that doesn't really line up with my personal theology but it was informative. We didn't make Nathaniel Hawthorne's House ...