2015 Summer Events & Things to Do in Boston

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A long New England winter and less than ideal spring temperatures mean Bostonians are itching to get out and about to enjoy their favorite Boston attractions.

This summer you can join in on any of a wide variety of festivities in the Greater Boston area—music festivals, whale watch cruises, and sporting events to name a few.

Boston Trolley Tours on the Beantown Trolley

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Are you a first-timer to Boston? Then hopping on a Boston Trolley Tour by Beantown Trolley is the ideal attraction for you & your family.

This 90 minute tour is one of the best introductions to this historic city, offering guided narration of 125 points of interest, & hop-on, hop-off capability at over 15 stops.

Top 10 Places to Take Pictures in Boston

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Boston is full of historical sites, landmarks, and works of art.

If you’re a fan of architecture, literature, history, or sports, you’ll find something to be amazed by in Boston. While you can find an interesting historical landmark practically anywhere you look, here’s my personal selection of the top ten things you must include in your photo album.

Tips for Visiting the New England Aquarium – Discounts & Insider’s Guide

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In a town that is full of fun activities & destinations, the New England Aquarium is truly a must-see attraction.

From exhilarating touch tanks to beautiful coral reefs, you’ll see it all here. Get the most out of your time here with these tips & ideas from our Insider’s Guide.

New Year’s Things to do in Boston 2014

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Are you planning on spending New Year’s Eve in Boston? There’s plenty to do and loads of festive events, attractions, and activities to help you ring in 2015. Check out our recommendations, and post your own in the comments. We all look… [Read More]

A Few Boston Holiday Attractions

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Don’t be scared away by lower temperatures, Boston is a beautiful city in the wintertime. Charming historic architecture, beautiful holiday displays, and festive events throughout the season make Beantown a wonderful tourist destination in the winter months.

Thanksgiving in Boston 2014

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Spending Thanksgiving in Beantown? While we’re sure you’ve already got plans for the big meal itself, there’s plenty to do the rest of the holiday weekend that’s sure to delight family and friends (besides Black Friday shopping, that is). Check out a… [Read More]

New Special Exhibits at the Boston Institute of Contemporary Art

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Boston is renowned as a creative city, an East Coast hub for writers, artists, and performers of all kinds. Although there are many artistic Boston attractions to choose from when you’re looking to get your art fix, one of our favorite art… [Read More]

Boston Attraction Tips

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Looking for something special to do on your next trip to Boston? Check out a few of our suggestions for unique attractions to visit in Beantown this fall. One of our favorite things about Boston is the rich history of the region… [Read More]

Halloween in Boston 2014

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Celebrating Halloween in Boston this year? Check out our top recommendations for the best, the spookiest, and the most exciting ways to spend our favorite fall holiday. All options are perfect for the whole family, and many of these Boston attractions combine… [Read More]

Boston Fall Attractions

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New England shines in autumn. It’s the time of year when you’ll see some of the most stunning fall foliage, breathe in the fresh scent of crisp days, and marvel at the bright blue skies. Boston has tons of autumnal charm this… [Read More]

Summer Sensations at the Boston Museum of Science

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There’s a lot happening this summer at the Boston Museum of Science. As usual, the museum curators have stepped up their game for the summer months, bringing you an array of exhibits, events, and shows for a summer filled with exploration and… [Read More]

2014 Boston Marathon Tourism

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In its 118th year, the Boston Marathon is back with more tenacity than ever before. On Monday, April 21st, the community of Boston will come together to prove their strength and rally behind the incredible 36,000 athletes who will give their all… [Read More]

Top Boston Tourist Attractions

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You know it’s springtime in New England when it’s barely 40 degrees Fahrenheit outside and yet everyone is happily dancing about in shorts and flip flops. We endure long winters here, and we waste no time with this in-between weather—Bostonians are an… [Read More]

Summer Happenings at the Boston Children’s Museum

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Recently, we gave you the lowdown on Spring happenings at the Boston Children’s Museum. However, the fun doesn’t stop when spring comes to an end: The Boston Children’s Museum also has a full line-up of summer programming to entertain and educate kids… [Read More]