Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area

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Waterfront Banners Reveal a Hidden Treasure, the Boston Harbor Islands, Where Visitors and Locals Can Escape and Breathe

November 17, 2008, 7:07 am
Boston tourists and residents are currently encountering a stunning array of colorful banners along Boston's famed waterfront that promote a spectacular outdoor experience just "15 minutes by ferry," the Boston Harbor Islands national park area. ...

Squantum Ferry Service to Link Parks and Tourist Sites

September 18, 2008, 12:51 pm
A waterfront park in Quincy will soon be connected by ferry to national park sites and other tourist venues stretching from the Boston Harbor Islands to Cape Cod. Federal, state, and local officials say the pilot program, expected to launch next spring, will expand water transportation, highlight the coastline, attract ...

In Boston Harbor, but a World Away

July 24, 2008, 12:31 pm
BY many measures, the view from the arched doorway of the cobblestone home on Bumpkin Island, off the Massachusetts coast, has most likely not changed much since the 19th century, when hay farmers lived there. Now, as then, the sun dazzles off wind-streaked waves beyond a pebbly shore fringed with ...