Freedom Trail : Follow the redbrick road from Boston Common to Bunker Hill.
New England Aquarium : Sharks, penguins, and other ocean-dwellers await at this waterfront museum.
Mapparium : A 30-foot-wide stained-glass globe of the world is one of the more unusual spaces in the city.
Fenway Park : From the Green Monster to the bleachers, this ball field is a living shrine.
Museum of Fine Arts : The French Impressionist paintings and Asian sculpture here are among the best anywhere.
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum : This Victorian jewel-box of a museum is as acclaimed for its building as for its art.
Harvard Museum of Natural History : Meticulously hand-blown glass flowers are just the beginning of the wonders on display here.