Boston Tourism Discounts

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Boston, Massachusetts is a lot of things to a lot of people. To sports fans, Boston is the city from which the Red Sox, the Celtics, and the Bruins hail. To history buffs, Boston is the birthplace of the Revolution, where the Freedom Trail and the Paul Revere House reside. Academics revel in Boston’s scientific, technological, and cultural achievements, from MIT to “Hahvahd Yahd”—and yes, both are technically in Cambridge. Students from all over the world flock to “the Bean” to embark on degrees ranging from engineering to poetry. While world-class comedians reel in guests at the Wilbur Theater, up-and-coming improv artists elicit big laughs from smaller stages. Italian-Americans still reign in the North End, where famous Italian pastry shops and gourmet dining establishments flood the neighborhood. Meanwhile, at the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in “Southie” … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving in Boston

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If you are planning to be in Beantown for Turkey Day, there are certainly a number of Boston Attractions that you will want to check out while you are in town. It’s shaping up to be a fairly cold winter up north in the Hub, but don’t let that dissuade you from coming to one of the most historical cities in the U.S. to celebrate Thanksgiving. It might not have the Macy’s Parade, but Thanksgiving in Boston is certainly an occasion that is worth celebrating. If there is snow on the ground (and sometimes there certainly is) there are a number of indoor Boston Attractions that you may want to visit in the days surrounding Thanksgiving. For families with kids of all ages, the Boston Children’s Museum is an excellent choice. Known for encouraging imagination, curiosity and exploration, the Boston Children’s Museum is packed with three full floors of exciting exhibits and … [Read more...]

Boston Historical Sites

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When it comes to the history of the United States, you can’t get closer to the center of the action than Boston, Massachusetts. As the rallying site for the key players of the American Revolution and one of the oldest cities in the country, Boston undoubtedly boasts endless entertainment for history buffs. This summer, throw the history books aside and step into the action with several Boston attractions that host historical reenactments on a regular basis. These authentic historical attractions will take you back to the days of “Red Coats” and “Minute Men,” and put you in the center of the action. Old State House Museum The first reading of the Decleration of Independence to the citizens of Boston took place at the Old State House, a stunning building that held the utmost significance in the early days of the American Revolution. Once the civic center of the colonies, it … [Read more...]

Top Bars for Tourists in Boston

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Traveling to Boston? Get your hands on a Boston Attractions Pass and see as many of the sites in the Hub as your heart desires. And when you want to take a break, relax with a cold pint in one of Boston’s top watering holes. Boston has many places to enjoy a refreshing drink so get ready! If you work up a thirst on a Fenway Park Tour, cool off with a refreshing drink at one of the many fine establishments within walking distance of the iconic ballpark. Although it might be tough to get a seat when the Sox are in town, the bar at Game On! on Landsdowne Street is a great place to grab a drink and recharge your batteries with some tasty pub food. Opened in 2005, this spot is a staple of the Boston sports scene and a great place for out-of-towners to get a true taste of Boston hospitality. Some other good places to visit in the area are the Cask ‘n Flagon, Jillians and Tequila Rain. … [Read more...]

Things to do on Father’s Day in Boston

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Looking for a great place to go with Dad for Father’s Day? Head to Beantown and see some of the most exciting Boston Attractions that the city has to offer. Unless Dad wants to spend the day with his young children or grandchildren, you can probably skip the Boston Children’s Museum but that doesn’t mean you should leave all of the great museums that Boston has off of the list. The historic city is also home to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Science and the New England Aquarium. Maybe Dad doesn’t really feel like looking at famous paintings, exotic marine animals or learning about some of life’s greatest scientific mysteries. It’s still a good bet that taking a trip to one of the country’s most famous ballparks is going to be a hit. Secure a spot in the lineup of one of the daily Fenway Park Tours that are offered and give Dad a chance to take an … [Read more...]

Things to do in Boston

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Boston is a city rich with culture and class.  The opportunities for an enriching experience are boundless with the area’s vast amount of sightseeing activities, family tours, and decadent eateries. But how can you decide which of the many things to do in Boston you want to add to your list? Check out these popular recommendations from our travel team. The Boston Museum of Science features a variety of exhibits, shows, events and activities, even a revolving schedule of IMAX films.  With over five hundred exhibits to take in, it’s difficult to find a dull moment.  You don’t have to be science-minded, just open-minded to enjoy this venerable over-175-year-old interactive institution where the eye-catching exhibits – from the musical piano steps and sensational kinetic sculptures to the stunning Omni Theater – the ample food court affords a first-rate view of the Charles … [Read more...]

Top Boston Attractions for Day Trips

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Making a day trip to Boston? Whether you’re more in the mood to mix and match, or you’re the ambitious traveler who wants to see them all, here are the top attractions in Boston: Museum of Fine Arts & Fenway Park Start your day off with two of the premier Boston attractions: The Museum of Fine Arts and Fenway Park. They’re only separated by a 15 minute walk, so it’s easy to visit both in the morning before continuing on with your sightseeing in the city. The Museum of Fine Arts almost needs no introduction. Over one million visitors come into the museum each year; they see over 450,000 works of art, and are able to take advantage of special exhibits, films, and over 4 different dining experiences, just to name a few. When you visit, make sure to walk around the newly renovated Art of the Americas Wing and the Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art. Once you make your … [Read more...]