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6 Days | 5 Nights
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Itinerary for Oct 12 — Oct 17, 2014

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Type: Hotel

Description: Located in the historic Charlestown Navy Yard, 3 blocks from USS Constitution and Boston National Historical Park. The Navy Yard was closed as an active naval installation in 1974. Since then it has undergone major renovations. New buildings built along the waterfront are upscale condominiums. Many of the Navy building were repurposed as office and research and design space. The Massachusetts General Hospital is the largest tenant here. The Navy Yard is also the site of the Boston National Historic Park, part of the National Parks System. Charlestown Ferry and Partners' buses connect the Inn with downtown Boston and the city's subway system. (No shuttle service on weekend evenings.) If you arrive early and want to visit downtown Boston, we recommend taking the MBTA’s Charlestown Ferry. The ferry leaves from the end of Pier 3 (ask the Front Desk: it’s a 5 minute walk) and takes just 10 minutes to travel to Long Wharf in downtown. (The New England Aquarium is located right at Long Wharf, as is Legal Sea Foods restaurant, and Faneuil Hall is just across the “Greenway.”) The ferry costs $1.70 each way (.85 cents for seniors) and you can pay cash. The ferry runs every fifteen minutes during commuter hours and every half hour at other times. The last trip back to the Navy Yard is at 6 on weekend nights, and 8 on weekday nights. You can also ride the free, and open to all, Partners’ Healthcare Shuttle which makes regular trips between the Navy Yard and Massachusetts General Hospital. The Partners’ Shuttle will take you to North Station (Green Line and Orange Line) and Charles/MGH Station (Red Line). Ask at the Front Desk for details about riding the Partners’ Shuttle.

Contact info:
150 Third Avenue.
Charlestown, MA 02129 USA
phone: 617-241-8400
web: www.constitutioninn.org/

Room amenities: Rooms have two double beds, cable TV with remote, refrigerator, microwave oven, iron, ironing board, and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The Inn is part of the Boston YMCA. 149 Eat Street Café in adjacent office building serves breakfast & lunch on weekdays; other restaurants are nearby. The Inn has complimentary wireless Internet on every floor. A coin-operated laundry is located on the ground level. On the second floor there is a lounge area with vending machines and an ice machine. The Inn is fully air-conditioned. There is an Olympic-sized indoor swimming pool on the ground level and a fitness center on the street level. Workout facilities are free of charge to all guests. Ask at the Front Desk for details. The gym and pool are open Monday through Friday from 6 AM to 9:45 PM and Saturday and Sunday from 8 AM to 5:45 PM. Tedeschi’s Market is a nearby well-stocked convenience store that also sells beer and wine. Tedeschi’s is open daily from 6 am to midnight. It is located on First Avenue, between Seventh Street and Sixth Street. (Turning right coming out of the Inn’s front door, it’s in the second building along First Avenue.) ATM are located next door to the Inn, at Building 149, just inside the Ninth Street entrance, and just outside Tedeschi’s, on First Avenue.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies
Call the Inn to reserve additional nights at 617-241-8400. Please dial extension 3009 for Angela or 3006 for Brandy. Either Angela or Brandy will be happy help with pre/post night reservations. Please state you are with the Road Scholar group and your program start date. A special rate may be available.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, October 12 - Afternoon Arrival/Orientation
Afternoon: Hotel check-in begins at 3 PM. Free luggage storage is available at the Inn's front desk for persons who arrive before the 3 PM check-in time. Once you have checked in and picked up your room key, stop in at the Colerico Room (3rd floor, across from the elevators) anytime between 3:00 and 4:45 to meet your Group Leaders and collect your program materials.

Dinner: We'll have dinner at 5 PM

Evening: After dinner, regroup in the Colerico Room about 7:15 for group introductions and orientation.

Lodging: The Constitution Inn

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Located in the historic Charlestown Navy Yard, 3 blocks from USS Constitution and Boston National Historical Park. The Navy Yard was closed as an active naval installation in 1974. Since then it has undergone major renovations. New buildings built along the waterfront are upscale condominiums. Many of the Navy building were repurposed as office and research and design space. The Massachusetts General Hospital is the largest tenant here. The Navy Yard is also the site of the Boston National Historic Park, part of the National Parks System. Charlestown Ferry and Partners' buses connect the Inn with downtown Boston and the city's subway system. (No shuttle service on weekend evenings.) If you arrive early and want to visit downtown Boston, we recommend taking the MBTA’s Charlestown Ferry. The ferry leaves from the end of Pier 3 (ask the Front Desk: it’s a 5 minute walk) and takes just 10 minutes to travel to Long Wharf in downtown. (The New England Aquarium is located right at Long Wharf, as is Legal Sea Foods restaurant, and Faneuil Hall is just across the “Greenway.”) The ferry costs $1.70 each way (.85 cents for seniors) and you can pay cash. The ferry runs every fifteen minutes during commuter hours and every half hour at other times. The last trip back to the Navy Yard is at 6 on weekend nights, and 8 on weekday nights. You can also ride the free, and open to all, Partners’ Healthcare Shuttle which makes regular trips between the Navy Yard and Massachusetts General Hospital. The Partners’ Shuttle will take you to North Station (Green Line and Orange Line) and Charles/MGH Station (Red Line). Ask at the Front Desk for details about riding the Partners’ Shuttle.

Contact info:
150 Third Avenue.
Charlestown, MA 02129 USA
phone: 617-241-8400
web: www.constitutioninn.org/

Room amenities: Rooms have two double beds, cable TV with remote, refrigerator, microwave oven, iron, ironing board, and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The Inn is part of the Boston YMCA. 149 Eat Street Café in adjacent office building serves breakfast & lunch on weekdays; other restaurants are nearby. The Inn has complimentary wireless Internet on every floor. A coin-operated laundry is located on the ground level. On the second floor there is a lounge area with vending machines and an ice machine. The Inn is fully air-conditioned. There is an Olympic-sized indoor swimming pool on the ground level and a fitness center on the street level. Workout facilities are free of charge to all guests. Ask at the Front Desk for details. The gym and pool are open Monday through Friday from 6 AM to 9:45 PM and Saturday and Sunday from 8 AM to 5:45 PM. Tedeschi’s Market is a nearby well-stocked convenience store that also sells beer and wine. Tedeschi’s is open daily from 6 am to midnight. It is located on First Avenue, between Seventh Street and Sixth Street. (Turning right coming out of the Inn’s front door, it’s in the second building along First Avenue.) ATM are located next door to the Inn, at Building 149, just inside the Ninth Street entrance, and just outside Tedeschi’s, on First Avenue.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies
Call the Inn to reserve additional nights at 617-241-8400. Please dial extension 3009 for Angela or 3006 for Brandy. Either Angela or Brandy will be happy help with pre/post night reservations. Please state you are with the Road Scholar group and your program start date. A special rate may be available.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, October 13 - Introduction/Freedom Trail
Note: Today you will be using the inner harbor ferry to get to and from Boston. Within Boston you will be using the subway which requires walking up and down stairs (not all stations have elevators) The majority of the day will be spent walking and standing at various sites..There will be walking up and down hills and on cobblestones

Breakfast: Meet your Group Leaders in the lobby at 7 AM. They will escort you next door to breakfast at 149 Eat Street Café. (Or make your way over on your own later if you like.)

Morning: At 8:30, meet your program instructor, in the Colerico Room, for his lecture, "Roots of the American Revolution." Afterwards, board a chartered bus for an introductory tour of the city.

Lunch: Lunch

Afternoon: After lunch, Walk the Freedom Trail from Boston Common to the Old Granary Burying Ground. We stop in at the Old South Meeting House, and the Old State House Museum and end at Faneuil Hall.

Dinner: Afterwards enjoy a classic New England dinner in nearby Quincy Market. Return to The Constitution Inn on the Charlestown Ferry.

Lodging: The Constitution Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Located in the historic Charlestown Navy Yard, 3 blocks from USS Constitution and Boston National Historical Park. The Navy Yard was closed as an active naval installation in 1974. Since then it has undergone major renovations. New buildings built along the waterfront are upscale condominiums. Many of the Navy building were repurposed as office and research and design space. The Massachusetts General Hospital is the largest tenant here. The Navy Yard is also the site of the Boston National Historic Park, part of the National Parks System. Charlestown Ferry and Partners' buses connect the Inn with downtown Boston and the city's subway system. (No shuttle service on weekend evenings.) If you arrive early and want to visit downtown Boston, we recommend taking the MBTA’s Charlestown Ferry. The ferry leaves from the end of Pier 3 (ask the Front Desk: it’s a 5 minute walk) and takes just 10 minutes to travel to Long Wharf in downtown. (The New England Aquarium is located right at Long Wharf, as is Legal Sea Foods restaurant, and Faneuil Hall is just across the “Greenway.”) The ferry costs $1.70 each way (.85 cents for seniors) and you can pay cash. The ferry runs every fifteen minutes during commuter hours and every half hour at other times. The last trip back to the Navy Yard is at 6 on weekend nights, and 8 on weekday nights. You can also ride the free, and open to all, Partners’ Healthcare Shuttle which makes regular trips between the Navy Yard and Massachusetts General Hospital. The Partners’ Shuttle will take you to North Station (Green Line and Orange Line) and Charles/MGH Station (Red Line). Ask at the Front Desk for details about riding the Partners’ Shuttle.

Contact info:
150 Third Avenue.
Charlestown, MA 02129 USA
phone: 617-241-8400
web: www.constitutioninn.org/

Room amenities: Rooms have two double beds, cable TV with remote, refrigerator, microwave oven, iron, ironing board, and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The Inn is part of the Boston YMCA. 149 Eat Street Café in adjacent office building serves breakfast & lunch on weekdays; other restaurants are nearby. The Inn has complimentary wireless Internet on every floor. A coin-operated laundry is located on the ground level. On the second floor there is a lounge area with vending machines and an ice machine. The Inn is fully air-conditioned. There is an Olympic-sized indoor swimming pool on the ground level and a fitness center on the street level. Workout facilities are free of charge to all guests. Ask at the Front Desk for details. The gym and pool are open Monday through Friday from 6 AM to 9:45 PM and Saturday and Sunday from 8 AM to 5:45 PM. Tedeschi’s Market is a nearby well-stocked convenience store that also sells beer and wine. Tedeschi’s is open daily from 6 am to midnight. It is located on First Avenue, between Seventh Street and Sixth Street. (Turning right coming out of the Inn’s front door, it’s in the second building along First Avenue.) ATM are located next door to the Inn, at Building 149, just inside the Ninth Street entrance, and just outside Tedeschi’s, on First Avenue.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies
Call the Inn to reserve additional nights at 617-241-8400. Please dial extension 3009 for Angela or 3006 for Brandy. Either Angela or Brandy will be happy help with pre/post night reservations. Please state you are with the Road Scholar group and your program start date. A special rate may be available.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, October 14 - Paul Revere/Old North Church
Note: Today you will be using the inner harbor ferry to get to and from Boston. The day will start with a lecture and then be spent walking and standing at various sites..There will be walking up and down hills and on cobblestones

Breakfast: Have breakfast at 149 Eat Street Café from 7 AM to 8 PM.

Morning: Meet your Group Leaders in the lobby and head over to the ferry. Disembark at Long Wharf and walk from the waterfront to North Square, where Paul Revere's house has stood since 1680. Right next door, at the Mariner's House, an historian from the Revere House will give an illustrated talk. Then we will visit the Revere House.

Lunch: Have lunch at the Mariner's House in the North End.

Afternoon: After lunch we will take a narrated walking tour of the North End neighborhood. We will have a "Behind the Scenes" tour of the Old North Church. Captain Mike Cicalese will talk to us about the history of the Mariner's House and the Mariner's Association.

Dinner: Have dinner at a local restaurant Return to the Inn on the Charlestown Ferry.

Lodging: The Constitution Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Located in the historic Charlestown Navy Yard, 3 blocks from USS Constitution and Boston National Historical Park. The Navy Yard was closed as an active naval installation in 1974. Since then it has undergone major renovations. New buildings built along the waterfront are upscale condominiums. Many of the Navy building were repurposed as office and research and design space. The Massachusetts General Hospital is the largest tenant here. The Navy Yard is also the site of the Boston National Historic Park, part of the National Parks System. Charlestown Ferry and Partners' buses connect the Inn with downtown Boston and the city's subway system. (No shuttle service on weekend evenings.) If you arrive early and want to visit downtown Boston, we recommend taking the MBTA’s Charlestown Ferry. The ferry leaves from the end of Pier 3 (ask the Front Desk: it’s a 5 minute walk) and takes just 10 minutes to travel to Long Wharf in downtown. (The New England Aquarium is located right at Long Wharf, as is Legal Sea Foods restaurant, and Faneuil Hall is just across the “Greenway.”) The ferry costs $1.70 each way (.85 cents for seniors) and you can pay cash. The ferry runs every fifteen minutes during commuter hours and every half hour at other times. The last trip back to the Navy Yard is at 6 on weekend nights, and 8 on weekday nights. You can also ride the free, and open to all, Partners’ Healthcare Shuttle which makes regular trips between the Navy Yard and Massachusetts General Hospital. The Partners’ Shuttle will take you to North Station (Green Line and Orange Line) and Charles/MGH Station (Red Line). Ask at the Front Desk for details about riding the Partners’ Shuttle.

Contact info:
150 Third Avenue.
Charlestown, MA 02129 USA
phone: 617-241-8400
web: www.constitutioninn.org/

Room amenities: Rooms have two double beds, cable TV with remote, refrigerator, microwave oven, iron, ironing board, and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The Inn is part of the Boston YMCA. 149 Eat Street Café in adjacent office building serves breakfast & lunch on weekdays; other restaurants are nearby. The Inn has complimentary wireless Internet on every floor. A coin-operated laundry is located on the ground level. On the second floor there is a lounge area with vending machines and an ice machine. The Inn is fully air-conditioned. There is an Olympic-sized indoor swimming pool on the ground level and a fitness center on the street level. Workout facilities are free of charge to all guests. Ask at the Front Desk for details. The gym and pool are open Monday through Friday from 6 AM to 9:45 PM and Saturday and Sunday from 8 AM to 5:45 PM. Tedeschi’s Market is a nearby well-stocked convenience store that also sells beer and wine. Tedeschi’s is open daily from 6 am to midnight. It is located on First Avenue, between Seventh Street and Sixth Street. (Turning right coming out of the Inn’s front door, it’s in the second building along First Avenue.) ATM are located next door to the Inn, at Building 149, just inside the Ninth Street entrance, and just outside Tedeschi’s, on First Avenue.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies
Call the Inn to reserve additional nights at 617-241-8400. Please dial extension 3009 for Angela or 3006 for Brandy. Either Angela or Brandy will be happy help with pre/post night reservations. Please state you are with the Road Scholar group and your program start date. A special rate may be available.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, October 15 - Bunker Hill/Free Time
Note: Today you will be The day will start with a lecture and then be spent walking and standing at various sites. This includes walking up and down hills.

Breakfast: Breakfast this morning from 7 to 8 AM at 149 Eat Street Café.

Morning: Lecture, "The War Begins," in the Colerico Room. Afterwards we'll have a guided walk to Breed's Hill, site of the Battle of Bunker Hill. Visit the Bunker Hill Museum.

Lunch: Lunch

Afternoon: Wednesday afternoon is free for your own exploration. Many people choose this time to visit the Adams Historical site in nearby Quincy or the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library just south of downtown.

Dinner: Dinner is on your own.

Evening: Wednesday evening is free for Participants to explore the city's cultural attractions on their own.

Lodging: The Constitution Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Hotel

Description: Located in the historic Charlestown Navy Yard, 3 blocks from USS Constitution and Boston National Historical Park. The Navy Yard was closed as an active naval installation in 1974. Since then it has undergone major renovations. New buildings built along the waterfront are upscale condominiums. Many of the Navy building were repurposed as office and research and design space. The Massachusetts General Hospital is the largest tenant here. The Navy Yard is also the site of the Boston National Historic Park, part of the National Parks System. Charlestown Ferry and Partners' buses connect the Inn with downtown Boston and the city's subway system. (No shuttle service on weekend evenings.) If you arrive early and want to visit downtown Boston, we recommend taking the MBTA’s Charlestown Ferry. The ferry leaves from the end of Pier 3 (ask the Front Desk: it’s a 5 minute walk) and takes just 10 minutes to travel to Long Wharf in downtown. (The New England Aquarium is located right at Long Wharf, as is Legal Sea Foods restaurant, and Faneuil Hall is just across the “Greenway.”) The ferry costs $1.70 each way (.85 cents for seniors) and you can pay cash. The ferry runs every fifteen minutes during commuter hours and every half hour at other times. The last trip back to the Navy Yard is at 6 on weekend nights, and 8 on weekday nights. You can also ride the free, and open to all, Partners’ Healthcare Shuttle which makes regular trips between the Navy Yard and Massachusetts General Hospital. The Partners’ Shuttle will take you to North Station (Green Line and Orange Line) and Charles/MGH Station (Red Line). Ask at the Front Desk for details about riding the Partners’ Shuttle.

Contact info:
150 Third Avenue.
Charlestown, MA 02129 USA
phone: 617-241-8400
web: www.constitutioninn.org/

Room amenities: Rooms have two double beds, cable TV with remote, refrigerator, microwave oven, iron, ironing board, and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The Inn is part of the Boston YMCA. 149 Eat Street Café in adjacent office building serves breakfast & lunch on weekdays; other restaurants are nearby. The Inn has complimentary wireless Internet on every floor. A coin-operated laundry is located on the ground level. On the second floor there is a lounge area with vending machines and an ice machine. The Inn is fully air-conditioned. There is an Olympic-sized indoor swimming pool on the ground level and a fitness center on the street level. Workout facilities are free of charge to all guests. Ask at the Front Desk for details. The gym and pool are open Monday through Friday from 6 AM to 9:45 PM and Saturday and Sunday from 8 AM to 5:45 PM. Tedeschi’s Market is a nearby well-stocked convenience store that also sells beer and wine. Tedeschi’s is open daily from 6 am to midnight. It is located on First Avenue, between Seventh Street and Sixth Street. (Turning right coming out of the Inn’s front door, it’s in the second building along First Avenue.) ATM are located next door to the Inn, at Building 149, just inside the Ninth Street entrance, and just outside Tedeschi’s, on First Avenue.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies
Call the Inn to reserve additional nights at 617-241-8400. Please dial extension 3009 for Angela or 3006 for Brandy. Either Angela or Brandy will be happy help with pre/post night reservations. Please state you are with the Road Scholar group and your program start date. A special rate may be available.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, October 16 - Lexington/Concord/Farewell Reception
Breakfast: Have breakfast at 149 Eat Street Café from 7 to 8 AM.

Morning: Thursday's lecture is called "The Siege of Boston." Afterwards we head out for the day on our chartered bus. Have a narrated journey as we travel out of Charlestown, through Somerville and Cambridge en route to Lexington's Battle Green. We will stop at the Battle Green, where the first shots of the Revolutionary War were fired.

Lunch: Lunch in Lexington Center.

Afternoon: After lunch we will head to Minute Man National Park in Concord for a multi-media presentation. Next we will drive through the Concord countryside, past the houses of Hawthorne, Emerson, and the Alcotts, ending at the North Bridge.

Dinner: We will have dinner at a local restaurant

Evening: Afterwards, in the Colerico Room, meet Deborah Sampson, colonial soldier, as portrayed by actress Joan Gatturna.

Lodging: The Constitution Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, October 17 - USS Constitution/Departure
Note: USS CONSTITUTION is a commissioned warship in the U.S. Navy located on an active military base. Consequently time, day and availability are subject to change Visitors wishing to embark USS CONSTITUTION may be subject to present a valid federal or state-issued photo ID and go through the ship's security entrance.

Breakfast: Have breakfast at 149 Eat Street Café.

Morning: We will have a special guided tour of USS Constitution, "Old Ironsides," led by US Navy personnel; then return to the Inn.

Meals Included: Breakfast


Free Time Opportunities


Charlestown, MA
Greater Boston Convention and Visitors BureauExplore Boston's historic sites, art museums, and unique neighborhoods during your Road Scholar stay. Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau, 2 Copley Place, Suite 105, Boston, MA 02116-6501 1-888-SEE BOSTON, fax: 617-424-7664
For additional information, visit: www.bostonusa.com
Adams National Historical ParkContains three historic homes, which were the residences and birthplaces of President John Adams and of his son, President John Quincy Adams.
For additional information, visit: www.nps.gov/adam
Beacon Hill neighborhoodBoston's finest neighborhood, built in the early 1800s. Includes fine examples of architectural design plus many antique stores on Charles Street. Also the site of the Black Heritage Trail.
For additional information, visit: www.beaconhillonline.com
Black Heritage TrailWalking trail featuring the first church built by black Americans, plus many sites associated with the abolitionist movement and the Underground Railroad. Self-guided tour or escorted tour by National Park Rangers. Located in historic Beacon Hill neighborhood.
For additional information, visit: www.nps.gov/boaf
Boston Harbor CruisesThe largest operator of harbor cruises in Boston. Choose from whale watch tours, harbor island tours, Provincetown cruises, or 45-minute sightseeing cruises.
For additional information, visit: www.bostonharborcruises.com
Boston National Historical Park and the Freedom TrailNational Park includes walking trail of 16 historic sites associated with the beginning of the American Revolution and the early years of the republic.
For additional information, visit: www.nps.gov/bost/planyourvisit/guidedtours.htm
Boston Symphony Orchestra / Boston Pops OrchestraOne of the world's great symphony orchestras, October through April. Boston Pops performs lighter fare, May through mid July.
For additional information, visit: www.bso.org
Charlestown Navy YardHistoric military facility, now a national park, includes 2 historic navy ships which can be boarded: USS Constitution and USS Cassin Young, plus the USS Constitution Museum. Portions of the Navy Yard have been redeveloped into private offices and residences.
For additional information, visit: www.nps.gov/bost/historyculture/cny.htm
Faneuil Hall MarketplaceHistoric market buildings have been remodeled into hundreds of fascinating stores, restaurants, pushcarts, and fast-food emporia. Located adjacent to Faneuil Hall, Boston's town meeting hall and the "Cradle of Liberty."
For additional information, visit: www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com
Harvard UniversityOldest college in English America, founded in 1636. Campus includes many historic buildings plus art museums.
For additional information, visit: www.harvard.edu
Harvard University, Ware Collection of Glass Flowers.Unique collection of more than 3,000 models of flowers and plants, crafted by hand out of molten glass by Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka. Located in the Harvard Museum of Natural History.
For additional information, visit: www.hmnh.harvard.edu/exhibitions/glassflowers.html
Isabella Stewart Gardner MuseumThe incredible art collection of one woman, Isabella Stewart Gardner, assembled in the late 1800s and early 1900s. More than 2,500 art masterpieces are displayed in a 15th-century Venetian palace.
For additional information, visit: www.gardnermuseum.org
John F. Kennedy Library and MuseumStep back to the world of the 1960s in this national memorial to our 35th President.
For additional information, visit: www.jfklibrary.org
Museum of Fine Arts, BostonOne of the world's great art museums. Features an outstanding permanent collection, plus exciting special exhibits.
For additional information, visit: www.mfa.org
New England AquariumEnter an underwater world! The 4-story Giant Ocean Tank is home to sharks, turtles, and moray eels.
For additional information, visit: www.neaq.org
Old North ChurchOldest church in Boston, built 1723; from its steeple were displayed the signal lanterns of Paul Revere on the night of April 18, 1775.
For additional information, visit: www.oldnorth.com
Paul Revere HouseOldest house in Boston, built circa 1680; home of the famous patriot Paul Revere, from which he departed for his midnight ride on April 18, 1775.
For additional information, visit: www.paulreverehouse.org
Trinity ChurchHistoric church, built in 1877; the masterpiece of architect Henry Hobson Richardson and one of the nation's greatest architectural treasures; renowned for its interior murals and stained glass.
For additional information, visit: www.trinityboston.org
USS Constitution ("Old Ironsides")Oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world; a symbol of our nation's pride. Operated by the US Navy.
For additional information, visit: www.ussconstitution.navy.mil
USS Constitution MuseumPrivately operated museum devoted to the history and heritage of "Old Ironsides."
For additional information, visit: www.ussconstitutionmuseum.org

Important information about your itinerary:
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5 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips
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