Big Adventures in a Small City
The small city of Boston Massachusetts consisting of 600,000 people is a unique tight knit community. Boston is not only famous for its four sports teams, but also the fans that attend the games. Sporting events in this city are known to be exciting, passionate, and intriguing due to the die-hard fans that attend all of the games.
Although you shouldn’t pass up a chance to watch the Red Sox hit a home run or the Celtics make a three, there are many other things to do in the City of Boston that you might not know about.
Frost Ice Bar, the “worlds largest permanent indoor ice bar,” located in Faneuil Hall Marketplace is perfect for people of all ages. The bar offers admission to everyone until 5pm to undergo a unique experience in an atmosphere that is 21 degrees Fahrenheit. Attire is provided before time of entry to assure you stay warm through your chilling adventure. Not only are the walls created of ice but also items ranging from the seats you sit on to the glasses you will be drinking out of. After 5 p.m. admission is 21+ and the ambiance changes once again.
For those beer lovers out there, Boston offers the Samuel Adams Brewery tour. The hour-long tour teaches you about Samuel Adams and the complete beer brewing process. For those of you over 21, bring a valid ID and sample beers along the way.
Boston’s 2.5-mile long Freedom Trail is fun for people of all ages. It is home to 16 historic locations in Boston and can be explored on your own terms or with a tour guide. Accessible year round, the Freedom Trail is a convenient activity in the city that can be traveled on as many times as you choose.
Opening back up on March 17th, 2014, the Boston Duck tours are very unique to the dirty water city. Lead by a tour guide your whole journey; the Boston Duck tours take you around the city in an interesting ride. Once your “ConDUCKtor” shows you the main attractions of the city, you are lead into the Charles River for a view of the city you cannot see anywhere but the water. The Duck Tours range from 65 to 80 minutes and are a must do four Bostonians and tourists.
Don’t let the small size of Boston trick you when it comes to things to do around this city. Boston is home to over 40 museums ranging from sciences and arts to history and culture. The large range of museums the city has to offer is sure to meet anyone’s needs.
When it comes to dining and shopping, Boston features some of the most amazing streets and plazas that consist of restaurants, cafes, boutiques, high-end stores and department stores all in the same convenient location. From Newbury to Boylston Street, to the Prudential Center and Copley Place, the shopping is endless and the food will be sure to please your taste buds. But that’s not all. Quincy Marketplace offers quick eating from pushcarts and stands as well as affordable shopping.
The experiences to have in Boston are endless and there are far to many to be listed here. But why not begin checking a few things off your to do list and start right now.