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Jun 5th, 2011, 07:11 AM
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Boston for a day with carry-on luggage

We have a 12-hour layover in Boston this Wednesday, but will have our carry-on luggage or an overnight flight to Europe. We were wondering if anyone had suggestions of sites to visit in Boston that might have baggabe check or lockers.
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Jun 5th, 2011, 07:28 AM
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The water taxi companies can help you. Link: http://www.massport.com/logan-airpor...Transport.aspx
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Jun 5th, 2011, 07:39 AM
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To see the sites I'd take a duck tour which I'd book in advance (they sell out). This is a fairly relaxing and entertaining way to see a lot of the historic sites.

Before or after this I'd eat somewhere outdoors on Newbury St as it's good for people watching (or open front like Abe and Louies) http://www.abeandlouies.com/

Allow plenty of time to return to the airport, clear security etc before your onward flights.

I assumed a morning arrival/ evening departure!
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Jun 5th, 2011, 09:28 AM
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An airport hotel might check your luggage for the day at the bellman's desk. People checking out of the hotel who have an evening flight do this all the time of course and we did this once at an airport hotel that we hadn't stayed at, they seemed happy to oblige and probably didn't even know that we hadn't just spent the night in their hotel. Just don't leave valuables in your luggage.
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Jun 5th, 2011, 02:53 PM
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Thanks so much for the helpful suggestions!
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Jun 5th, 2011, 04:04 PM
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I would walk part of the Freedom Trail, maybe as far as Copp's Hill Cemetery. It would only take a few hours. You could easily grab a pastry and some pizza in the North End.

I live in MA, but took a Duck Tour because I had my young niece visiting. I thought it was fine if you had kids, but not the best way to see the city for adults. I know opinions vary on this though.
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