There are few cities today that embody the past, the present, and the future as Boston does. Largely remembered for its important role in the American Revolution, Boston also has its feet planted firmly in the present, through its thriving arts scene, and the future, through its connection to the world’s leading academic institutions. But it’s more than that to those who come to visit it. Check out these top things to do in Boston!
#1 – Go on a Boston movie tour
Fans of Good Will Hunting and Cheers will love this one. But is it any wonder that this picturesque and historic place has been the backdrop of so many films? See one of Jack Nicholson’s mob hangouts from The Departed, visit the bench from Good Will Hunting, and have a drink at the original Cheers with On Location tours.
#2 – Take a Freedom Trail pub crawl
Follow the Freedom Trail on this fun pub crawl. You’ll visit 4 historic pubs in the Faneuil Hall area of the Freedom Trail while being entertained by stories from the city’s past.
#4 – Take a harbor cruise
Hop aboard the most elegant sailing yacht in town and explore Boston’s Harbor in style. This sunset sail takes you through beautiful Boston Harbor where you can see the Boston Seaport District, The Moakley Federal Courthouse, the Inner Harbor Islands, and Castle Island, home to Independence Fort. Enjoy beer and wine from the onboard bar while taking in these salty sea breezes.
#5 – Visit Fenway Park
There are those who would say that no “things to do in Boston” list is complete without including a visit to Fenway Park. The historic stadium is, after all, home to some truly zealous sports fans. Book yourself into a Fenway Park tour to learn the social history of this most hallowed of places—or buy yourself a couple of tickets and experience the park the way it was meant to be experienced
#6 – Visit Boston’s historic North End
Home to the oldest part of the city, Boston’s North End is well worth a visit and tops most things to do in Boston lists. Here you can explore the city’s earliest structures and get a sense of the people and places that formed the personality and character of this remarkable place. See Old North Church, Faneuil Hall, Quincey Market, Paul Revere’s House, and more on this walking tour of the North End.
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