Because you can do it anytime, it costs nothing, and you already know how. It also could help strengthen your muscles, burn more calories, and lift your mood. And it could lower your odds of having high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease. At least 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week, should keep you in good shape. A “walking city” might help you get that and more.
It’s known as “the walking city” for a reason. “Beantown” was built on a small scale well before cars. New parks, neighborhoods, and public transportation keep it modern and easy to navigate on foot. And there’s lots to see. Follow the sons and daughters of the American Revolution on the famous 2.5-mile Freedom Trail. You’ll see Paul Revere’s house, the site of the Boston Massacre, and secret meeting spots.