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Boston's Hidden Gems

10 great things to do in the Hub that you (probably) haven’t heard about

Boston is a popular travel destination, one probably so because it is familiar to us all, whether you’ve been here before, or not. We’re all over the history books. Plus, who hasn’t thought it might be cool to see firsthand where the fabled, Revere ride-inducing lanterns were hung at Old North Church, or to catch a Sox game at Fenway Park, baseball fan or not? Well, on your next visit, eschew the essentials—or at least a few of them—and explore some of Boston’s lesser known attractions, places that many visitors wouldn’t naturally stumble across, but are well worth donating an hour or two of time to. Our favorites, here:

Slideshow: 10 Ways to Go Off the Beaten Path in Boston