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Old 02-22-2014, 03:22 PM   #226
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Day 15... Boston

Friday 5th July

Sadly, this was the last day of our vacation.

We packed our suitcases, and left them at reception in the hotel – then went for one last walk around the city.

We got some breakfast at Au Bon Pain on Newbury Street – I had a smoked salmon and wasabi bagel that was delicious!





We walked to Bolyston Street and to the Prudential building – and decided to go up to the sky line viewing area.

We spent about an hour up there, it was fantastic to see the city from above after spending the last few days walking around it!







The Boston Marathon finish line..



The Ducks..


Fenway Park...





We were given handsets to listen to, and there were also displays in the centre to read...




I'd really recommend this for a first or last day of a trip to Boston.




After this, we weren't sure what to do as we only had a couple of hours until we were due at the airport.




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Old 02-22-2014, 03:27 PM   #227
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Day 15... Boston

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We walked back to the Common and sat for a while, then made our way back to the hotel.





Still with an hour until we needed to get to the airport, we decided to try out the hotel bar – Cuffs!



They were showing Wimbledon tennis in the bar, it looked like nice weather back home in England

At 3pm, we got a taxi to Logan airport – check in was quick and soon we were through security. It was a pretty small terminal, unlike Orlando, so we did a little duty free shopping and then got an early dinner at Durgin Park – a version of a famous Boston restaurant that one of the trolley tour guides had recommended.

We had a really nice meal there, after we got a coffee at Starbucks and sat watching the planes take off and land.

Then it was time to head home!


Overall, this was one of the best holidays I've ever had. Getting to spend a few days at WDW, then an amazing cruise.. and then visiting an incredible city... perfect!

Thank you for reading along and commenting!


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Old 02-22-2014, 03:31 PM   #228
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You really got to know Boston on this trip. That Freedom Trail walk sounds like a great way to see things (except for having to walk all the way back!) And what a cool July 4th you had! Something you'll always remember, I'm sure. Very patriotic and moving. Loved hearing about it.
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Old 02-22-2014, 03:35 PM   #229
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Ah, you added the final post as I was commenting!

Great trip! I've enjoyed re-living it along with you.
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What an incredible last couple of days! I always watch the Boston Pops celebration on TV on the 4th but it must have been awesome to see it live!

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What a fabulous way to end your trips to the states. I'm glad you got to enjoy such a fabulous 4th of July here in America!

Thanks for sharing your experiences with us! I can't wait to hear about the next trip you'll plan!
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I love all of the quintessential "American" things you guys did in Boston! I've never been there over the 4th, but I've heard the fireworks are amazing!
And I love your outfit for the Red Sox game-- very spirited!
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Old 03-05-2014, 06:14 PM   #234
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Emma how in the world did I miss your last update!?!

What an amazing view of Boston from up there. I really wish we had more than one full day when we went. So much to do and see. But it looks like you guys had such a great trip. Thanks for sharing!

Okay...now is there going to be a TR from your Marathon trip??
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Love your pictures of Boston. It is a great place to visit. You really got to see it well. Glad you had a great time.
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Old 03-16-2014, 06:17 AM   #236
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Hi Emma, it's Catherine, Patrick's (from The AA) fiancée! Just came across your trip report, small world!! Have loved reading it

We're going to WDW and the disney fantasy at end of August, so excited!

We've randomly picked our cabin in pretty much the same location as you stayed in, 8082, so the other side of the ship. Would you recommend this area? Good/bad points?

Thanks!
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Old 03-16-2014, 10:04 PM   #237
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I have really enjoyed your TR. Beautiful photos and great journal! Thank you so much for letting us enjoy your trip.
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Old 03-29-2014, 12:57 PM   #238
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You really got to know Boston on this trip. That Freedom Trail walk sounds like a great way to see things (except for having to walk all the way back!) And what a cool July 4th you had! Something you'll always remember, I'm sure. Very patriotic and moving. Loved hearing about it.
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Ah, you added the final post as I was commenting!

Great trip! I've enjoyed re-living it along with you.
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What an incredible last couple of days! I always watch the Boston Pops celebration on TV on the 4th but it must have been awesome to see it live!

Jill in CO
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Bravo - great TR
Loved all the photos from Boston
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What a fabulous way to end your trips to the states. I'm glad you got to enjoy such a fabulous 4th of July here in America!

Thanks for sharing your experiences with us! I can't wait to hear about the next trip you'll plan!
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I love all of the quintessential "American" things you guys did in Boston! I've never been there over the 4th, but I've heard the fireworks are amazing!
And I love your outfit for the Red Sox game-- very spirited!
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Love your pictures of Boston. It is a great place to visit. You really got to see it well. Glad you had a great time.
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I have really enjoyed your TR. Beautiful photos and great journal! Thank you so much for letting us enjoy your trip.
Thank you all for reading along and commenting, it was fun to write about this trip and relive it!


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Emma how in the world did I miss your last update!?!

What an amazing view of Boston from up there. I really wish we had more than one full day when we went. So much to do and see. But it looks like you guys had such a great trip. Thanks for sharing!

Okay...now is there going to be a TR from your Marathon trip??
Thanks Lesha - the view from the Prudential was so good, it was nice to be able to piece together all the places we'd visited in the days before!

Last couple of months have flown by but I will try to get on to a January 2014 TR soon!


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Hi Emma, it's Catherine, Patrick's (from The AA) fiancée! Just came across your trip report, small world!! Have loved reading it

We're going to WDW and the disney fantasy at end of August, so excited!

We've randomly picked our cabin in pretty much the same location as you stayed in, 8082, so the other side of the ship. Would you recommend this area? Good/bad points?

Thanks!
Hi! Wow that is a 'small world' - nice to hear from you

We really liked having a stateroom on deck 8 - only a few staircases up to the restaurant/pool areas (sometimes the lifts are busy, so we found it easier to walk) ... for our honeymoon, we were on deck 10 and actually found it a bit noisy some nights as we could hear the crew cleaning the restaurant Cabanas above us on deck 11!
I think being that side of the ship won't make very much difference... it's nice to be able to see the docks as you arrive at the ports from your balcony

I hope all is going well with your wedding/honeymoon plans! Which cruise itinerary did you pick?



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Old 03-30-2014, 01:17 PM   #239
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New TR!

Link to new TR if anyone would like to read about the January half marathon trip!

http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=3256814


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