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More Guided City Walks in New England

More Guided City Walks in New England
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by in May 2012

THE FREEDOM TRAIL
Boston, Massachusetts
Immerse yourself in early America on this 2.5-mile journey. Visit churches, meetinghouses, key markers: 16 nationally significant historic sites in all. 617-357-8300; thefreedomtrail.org

NORTH END MARKET TOURS
Boston, Massachusetts
Delicious and delectable explorations of the venues that make up Boston’s “Little Italy” and Chinatown. Cooking tips included. 800-979-3370; bostonfoodtours.com

NEWPORT HISTORY TOURS
Newport, Rhode Island
Steep yourself in Newport’s past, from its colonial history to its working-waterfront heritage to its rogues and scoundrels. Sponsored by the Newport Historical Society and the Newport Restoration Foundation. newporthistorytours.org

DOWNTOWN HARTFORD TOUR
Hartford, Connecticut
Explore the Connecticut capital’s historic gems, including the Old State House, the Wadsworth Athenaeum, Bushnell Park, and other attractions on this 90-minute tour. 860-655-6897; hartfordwalkingtours.com

PORTSMOUTH HARBOUR TRAIL
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Step back in time on this tour of the city’s waterfront, Market Square, historic homes, and other landmarks. Listen to the past come alive as early townspeople tell their stories. Reservations recommended. 603-610-5510; portsmouthchamber.org/pht.cfm, portsmouthnh.com/harbourtrail

CULINARY WALKING TOUR
Portland, Maine
Explore Portland’s historic Old Port and sample the foods that define coastal Maine, from artisanal cheeses to seafood to whoopie pies. 207-233-7485; mainefoodietours.com

HISTORIC TOUR OF UVM
Burlington, Vermont
This 90-minute stroll takes walkers through the campus of the University of Vermont, the fifth-oldest university in New England; more than a dozen UVM buildings are on the National Register of Historic Places. 802-656-3131; uvm.edu/about_uvm/visiting/?Page=historic_tour.html

Please Note: This article was accurate at the time of publication. When planning a trip, please confirm details by directly contacting any company or establishment you intend to visit.

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