Thanksgiving in Boston


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...]

Thanksgiving at Plimoth Plantation

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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 in 1621 on Plimoth Plantation between the colonists and the Wampanoag Indians, inspired by the fruitful harvest. This fall, experience Thanksgiving as the Pilgrims and Native Americans did when you visit Plimoth Plantation. Things to Do at Plimoth Plantation Just 40 miles south of Boston, on a 100-acre stretch of land overlooking Cape Cod Bay, step back in time as you enter 17th-century colonial and Native American communities. These authentically reproduced attractions feature costumed actors, modern day artisans, and knowledgeable museum guides who demonstrate the interweaving story of two distinct … [Read more...]