Boston Attractions List


In a dynamic city like Boston, there are so many landmarks and attractions that it’s almost hard to keep track of them all. Of course, we’re not complaining—that just means more history to explore, sporting events to watch, technology to discover, art… [Read More]

Boston Tourism Discounts

Boston Trolley Ride Discounts

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… [Read More]

Top Boston Winter Attractions

boston common frog pond

With the holidays behind us, it’s hard to believe that winter is just getting underway in New England. For some, probably the skiers and snowboarders among us, this may be cause for joy. For others, two more months of winter seems like… [Read More]

Lexington and Concord Attractions

minute man statue

If you’re interested in American history, you know Boston is the place to be for historical landmarks and attractions related to the colonial era, the American Revolution, and the birth of our country. However, visitors often overlook the two sites that have… [Read More]

Top Boston Sights and Attractions


Visiting Boston is a treat for everyone because of the diversity, abundance, and quality of Boston attractions. The top Boston sights and attractions include everything from Revolutionary era historical sites, to cutting-edge museums, to cruises on the Harbor and everything in between…. [Read More]

Smart Destinations 10-Year Milestone


Get out the candles and load up on the cake (and maybe a little champagne as well) – it’s time to celebrate an anniversary! After being founded by Cecilia Dahl, Kevin McLaughlin, Tyler Brooks and Ed Kim back in 2003, Smart Destinations… [Read More]

First Night Boston: Ring in the New Year Boston Style


Still unsure of your New Year’s Eve plans? Spending new years at First Night Boston, in New England’s most populous city and cultural center, is a great way to kick off the upcoming year. Thanks to First Night Boston, you can enjoy… [Read More]

Thanksgiving at Plimoth Plantation

thanksgiving plimoth plantation

Celebrate this year’s harvest season in a truly American way by spending some time exploring historic Boston attractions— after all, Massachusetts is the birthplace of Thanksgiving. In the United States, the first Thanksgiving celebration is usually traced back to a feast held… [Read More]

The 2012 Boston Marathon

Boston Marathon

If you’ve ever been to Boston on Marathon Monday, you know that the Boston Marathon is much more than just a race. Every April, hundreds of thousands of spectators flock to the city and its surrounding towns to watch the world-renowned marathon… [Read More]

Harry Potter Scavenger Hunt at Harvard Museum of Natural History

With the release of the final Harry Potter movie, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” two weeks away, the Harvard Museum of Natural History is hosting a Harry Potter scavenger hunt to help all you muggles get in the wizarding spirit. Grab… [Read More]

Save Money & Time Visting Boston with the Go Boston Card

Most people who buy city passes (aka “attraction passes”) like the Go Boston Card do so because they want to save money. And both these options as a great way to see the sights, visit museums, and take in tours and cruises. But… [Read More]

Cheap Eats in Boston

Happy Hour; Photo taken by Flickr user aresauburn Everyone is looking to save a buck these days (or several bucks in my case), but why compromise your social life and sense of fun in order to do so?  We can still plan… [Read More]

New Go Boston Card Site

The Go Boston Card web site has a completely new look. The old site has been replaced with a new site that offers a number of improvements for customers. First, the site has been folded in under a new top navigation bar that allows customers see all… [Read More]