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What are some fun things to do in Boston?

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Boston is home to the Paul Revere House, Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area, Fenway Park, and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. The Old Town Trolley Tours offer a fun ride through the historic portions of the city.

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The Paul Revere House commemorates one of the significant figures of the Revolutionary War. Paul Revere owned the house during the latter part of the 18th century, and sold it in 1800. Built in 1680, it is the oldest building in downtown Boston, and is now a national historic landmark. The Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum is another historical site that provides artifacts, reconstructed vessels and live acting of the famous Boston Tea Party of 1773.

Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area provides an outdoor getaway for visitors and residents of the city. Camping, kayaking, swimming, wildlife viewing and hiking are among the activities visitors can participate in here. Boston Red Sox fans can visit Fenway Park to watch the several-time World Series champions play.

Boston is notable also for its culture, including the famed Boston Symphony Orchestra. The symphony provides yearly performances of the world's greatest composers, from Bach to the present day, in addition to providing a platform for great performers and conductors.

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