25 things to do around Boston for under $25
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History buffs know the battle of Bunker Hill as the first major engagement of the Revolutionary War. They also know it as a misnomer. The Bunker Hill Monument, located on Breed's Hill (where the battle actually took place) is a reminder of America's roots. A 294-step climb to the top rewards visitors with an impressive view of the Boston skyline.
Free of charge. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Last climb at 4:30 p.m.