Gallops Island
Gallops Island
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The area
Neighbourhood: North End
Wandering around Boston’s North End can feel like being transported to Europe. Stroll down Hanover and Salem streets for the finest Italian restaurants, bakeries, cafes, and a few boutique shops. Take part in the big debate as to whether Modern Pastry or Mike’s serves a better cannoli. Before your food coma sets in, make sure to stop by historic Paul Revere’s home, and follow the Freedom Trail to Old North Church and Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. Take a rest in a cafe on Hanover street and observe the quirky, European character of the North End.
How to get there
  • North Station • 8 min walk
  • Haymarket • 10 min walk
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kappy26
Boston, MA1,091 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018 • Friends
A more rustic Boston Harbor Island that needs a water taxi from George’s Island but well worth the trip.
Written 13 March 2019
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NP383
Seattle, WA101 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2014 • Friends
Growing up I enjoyed stopping off at Gallops Island. It was a common spot for boaters in the harbor to anchor off of, explore and have a bbq on for the day. However the island has been closed since 2000 due to asbestos with no plans to open it again till at least 2015. Yet I have yet to see or hear of any cleanup effort so this date will probably be extended.
Written 21 August 2014
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