Things to do on Valentine’s Day in Boston

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Whether you’re celebrating with a sweetheart or single with friends, Valentines Day is an opportunity to show the most important figures in our lives just how much we value them. For an ultimate romantic setting, consider Boston this holiday – the snow-dusted Boston Public Gardens, charming window displays on Newbury Street, and a bevy of world-class restaurants to dazzle your date.   For the animal enthusiast: OUR PICK – NEW ENGLAND AQUARIUM Take your animal-crazed date to the New England Aquarium for an engaging, educational, and enjoyable time! You’ll see the brand new Caribbean coral reef that hosts more than 2,000 animals; experience the engrossing personalities of sea lions and penguins; marvel at the recently renovated Giant Ocean Tank, sporting crystal-clear views of stingrays, sharks, sea turtles, a variety of fishes, and more aquatic critters! It’s an … [Read more...]

Holiday Lights in Boston

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Nothing quite ignites the spirit of the holiday season like those twinkling lights strung along houses, trees, and everywhere in-between. Boston displays their reverence for this most beloved time of the year by equipping some of the most esteemed, populous areas with timeless holiday lights to inspire feelings of nostalgia and sentiment to travelers of all ages. Faneuil Hall: As a Bostonian, one of the displays I anticipate most is when the long line of once barren winter trees become majestic works of wintery art. The array of trees surrounding this historical shopping and dining hub are enough to enlighten and excite even the most stubborn of Scrooge-types. This year's tree-lighting ceremony lands on Saturday, November 23rd at 7:30pm - the perfect ending to a fun-filled day of exploring the city with your Go Boston Card! Expect to see holiday musical performances by the … [Read more...]