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Tourist Traps To Avoid When Traveling In Boston
These areas are the heart of Boston but are not good places to eat. There aren't many options, and Quincy has been likened to a mall food court.
Faneuil Hall/Quincy Market
The Bull & Finch Pub (later renamed Cheers) was the inspiration for the hit NBC sitcom "Cheers," but if you visit, be prepared for disappointment.
The real-life bar looks nothing like what you see on TV, and with the expensive food and the hordes of tourists that flock here, you're better off heading elsewhere for a drink.
Newbury Street houses some of Boston's best luxury stores, but you'll want to avoid this shopping boulevard for its high prices and scant maneuvering space.
Newbury Street
To get to the beautiful Bunker Hill Monument, you must climb the nearly 300 steps to the top. Reviewers noted the climb is tough, and the view is disappointing.
Bunker Hill Monument
Plymouth Rock marks the spot where Pilgrims disembarked from The Mayflower in 1620. Over 1 million tourists visit Plymouth Rock each year, but it can be skipped.
Plymouth Rock
One Google reviewer called it "the most underwhelming landmark of all time." Instead of driving an hour to see it, visit the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum.