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Money-Saving tips for Boston and surroundings

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I am starting a thread to post some of the money-saving tips I have found while living in Boston. I hope other Fodorites will chime in and post their pearls.

I am doing this really for a selfish reason, as I am always looking for fun things to do in and around Boston without breaking the bank. However, I hope this thread will also benefit visitors to Boston and surroundings.

25 Free Things to do in and around Boston, from Boston Globe

Some of the things listed include:
- Coit Observatory, Boston University. Offers free stargazing Wednesdays after 8:30 p.m. throughout the spring and summer
- Arnold Arboretum
- Walking along Newbury Street, North End, Haymarket, Harvard Sq
- Mount Auburn Cemetery

Historic Sites
Freedom Trail - free Self-guided tour

Free NPS Ranger guided Freedom Trail tour

Along the route, stop at
Mass State House for free guided tour

Bunker Hill Monument and Museum free

USS Constitution free guided tours

Boston African American National Historic Site - free

More to come...

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