20551
Boston
Intergenerational Boston: “One if by Land, Two if by Sea”
From its Revolutionary history to its world-class museums and educational institutions, Boston is the perfect city for building lasting memories with your grandchild.
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Program No. 20551RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,449
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At a Glance

Calling all generations to come together and spearhead the revolution that gave America its independence as you recreate the steps of Paul Revere’s midnight ride! Experience history that resonates with all as the turning point in uniting our country. Let Boston’s Revolutionary spirit move you as you fling tea into the harbor in resistance at the Boston Tea Party Museum. Then follow the Freedom Trail to the USS Constitution Museum in historic Charlestown Navy Yard. Wind through Boston’s streets and waterways on a “Duck Boat,” witnessing the sites where people sparked a nation. Learn more about this “city upon a hill” and celebrate your Revolutionary journey by making a local favorite and a Boston first: Boston Cream Pie.
Activity Level
Active
Walking up to two miles, uneven surfaces. Must be able to climb two flights of stairs. Extensive use of public transportation.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Go behind the scenes at the Old North Church, climbing the stairs to the steeple that was crucial to American victory and walking below the floorboards in the church’s crypt, a resting place for fallen soldiers.
  • Discover the world of water at the New England Aquarium and become an aquatics aficionado by taking an explorer class that offers hands-on learning and fun!
  • Gaze upon the pride of Boston from atop the “Green Monster” at Fenway Park, and enjoy a private-access walk through the beloved park as you soak up the infectious Red Sox spirit.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 7-10.
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Dorrit Turner (LD)
Dorrit Turner began her journey with Road Scholar as a volunteer in 2005 and began working with the Road Scholar Boston provider in 2013. Dorrit leads programs in Baltimore, Washington D.C, California, New England and most often in Boston, where she guides participants on the program “Birthplace of American Liberty.” Her hobbies include playing with her dogs, hiking and skiing. When she is not leading programs for Road Scholar, she is busy with the special events team at Mount Snow in Vermont.
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