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New England is a region comprising six states in the Northeastern United States: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. It is bordered by the state of New York to the west and by the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick to the northeast and Quebec to the north. The Atlantic Ocean is to the east and southeast, and Long Island Sound is to the southwest. Boston is New England's largest city, as well as the capital of Massachusetts. Wikipedia

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Whale Watching Tour in Gloucester

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North New England Avenue, Chicago

You are guaranteed whale sightings on this whale watching tour out to Stellwagen Bank, a national marine preserve about 12 miles off the coast of Gloucester deemed one of the "Top 5 Whale Watching Destinations in the World" by the World Wildlife Fund due to the wide variety of whale species whom migrate to the coast of Gloucester, Massachusetts every year to feed on the abundant natural resources. This is one of the best whale watching in New England as it's an awe-inspiring experience which every human being should have the opportunity to appreciate.

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Plimoth Patuxet, Mayflower II or Plimoth Grist Mill Combo Admission Ticket

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North New England Avenue, Chicago

Plimoth Patuxet Museums is a living history museum that tells the story of the historic events of America's founding story, the arrival of the Pilgrims in1620; relationship with the Wampanoag Nation; the First Thanksgiving. There are 3 unique exhibit locations at Plimoth Patuxet Museums. o The Mayflower, a full-scale replica of the ship that carried the Pilgrims in 1620 (a gift from England to the U.S. for their help in the war), listed on the National Register of Historic Places. o Plimoth Grist Mill, a working reproduction of the Pilgrims' original 1636 mill on Town Brook. o Plimoth Patuxet campus, includes the Patuxet Homesite, 17th-Century English Village, Craft Center (Plimoth artisans), Rare Breeds Animals. Exhibitions: We Gather Together, Thanksgiving, Gratitude, and the Making of an American Holiday; History in a New Light: Illuminating Archaeology of Historic Patuxet and Plymouth. Seven retail stores that sell Plimoth & local artisan items Cafe at Plimoth Patuxet

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Boston's Freedom Trail History + Photo Walking Tour of (Small Group)

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North New England Avenue, Chicago

Travel back in time on a photographic journey and immerse yourself in American history. Visit the actual sites where patriots protested against British rule and high taxes in a long struggle for independence from England. This fun Freedom Trail walking tour has lots of fascinating historical commentary and uncovers the truth behind the events that ignited the American Revolution in 1775! Discover why this is one of the 10 best Boston walking tours! Highlights include: Boston Common Park Street Church Granary Burial Ground King’s Chapel Old City Hall Benjamin Franklin Statue Old South Meeting House and its relation to the Boston Tea Party Boston Massacre site Historic non-Freedom Trail sites **Please note that most group tours are about 10 people or less. There may be up to 20 people on tour.**

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Boston Historic Taverns Tour with Drinks, Appetizers, Round-Trip Ferry Tickets

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North New England Avenue, Chicago

Raise a pint to the spirits of Samuel Adams, Paul Revere and George Washington as you relive almost 400 years of tavern history in Boston. This informative 3.5-hour walking tour also covers the history of FIVE Freedom Trail sites. Includes TWO historic tavern visits, enjoying one drink (beer/wine/soda) and snacks at BOTH taverns. Along the way you’ll explore Boston’s oldest neighborhoods, like Charlestown, the Blackstone Block, Faneuil Hall / Quincy Market area, and the North End (Little Italy).  Visit some of New England’s most historic landmarks as well as two of Boston's most historic taverns.

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Boston to Coastal Maine & Kennebunkport Guided Small-Group Daytrip

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North New England Avenue, Chicago

Nothing quite captures the beauty of New England like the Southern Maine Coast. Incredible scenery, lighthouses, history and great food make this trip a "must" on any Boston visit! After being picked up by our professional guide, you can relax and enjoy the 75 mile drive to York, Maine. Once in York, you will stop to view the Cape Neddick Light Station. Construction on this awe inspiring lighthouse was completed on July 1st, 1879. Nubble Light as it is called, is widely regarded as one of the most photographed lighthouses in the country. From there your journey will take you to the town of Ogunquit. Stroll along Marginal Way and enjoy the true beauty of a quintessential New England coastline. This 1 1/4 mile path winds along the cliffs overlooking the beating shores of the Atlantic. Next stop will be Kennebunkport where you will enjoy a 1 hour narrated trolley tour. You will also have approximately 2.5 hours of free time to enjoy lunch, shopping or whatever else you may choose.

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