Explore Boston and it’s history
Experience some of the best things Boston has to offer
We’ve put together a mix of conventional tourist attractions as well as some of the best kept secrets of this historic city.
Enjoy the holiday's in Boston!
November 19 - January 1
Holiday Light & Sound Extravaganza
For five weeks, the Holiday Blink will fill Boston’s Faneuil Hall Marketplace festive family fun. Walk through the marketplace and view the largest Christmas Tree in the northeast, which is 85 feet tall covered with lights, ornaments and music. You can also get the prefect view of 350,000 LED lights draping the Boston Skyline synchronized to your favorite holiday tunes. Blink! Will be open from November 19 - January 1, check out the events schedule here.
Address: 4 S Market St, Boston, MA 02109
December 31 | 7:00pm
First Night Boston - The Innovation and Design Building
First Night is Boston’s New Year’s Eve celebration that’s been running for the past 41 years. This tradition takes place in Copley Square is free and open to the public, full of entertainment, light displays, and the Copley Countdown into 2018. The live entertainments and Ice sculptures start at noon and follows on into plenty of activities to keep your family entertained, including the Family Fireworks starting at 7pm. View the schedule for First Night and First Day Boston here.
Address: 1 Design Center Pl #718, Boston, MA 02210
Some of the most stylish footwear and apparel you'll find behind a Snapple vending machineResembling the outside of a dingy convenience store, Bodega is one of the coolest sneaker stores in the Northeastern United States. Not only known for its stylish footwear & apparel, but also for the mystery of figuring out how to get into the store. Situated on a quiet residential block, the unassuming storefront looks like a classic, New York City bodega. But walk to the back, trigger the a tile in the floor, and watch the Snapple machine slide away to reveal a trendy retail space filled with some of the most sought-after footwear, designer apparel, and sportswear.
Even if you're not into slick footwear/apparel, just the experience of walking into convenience store, walking through a vending machine and entering a super-crisp boutique is well worth the 20 min ride on the red line.
For opening and closing times, visit http://shop.bdgastore.com/
Address: 6 Clearway St. Boston, MA 02115
3 Cambridge Rooftop Garden
A peaceful retreat in a place you never imaginedLocated in the middle of Kendell on the rooftop of a parking garage, the Rooftop Garden is a secret oasis in the middle of a concrete jungle.
Whether searching for a romantic place to have a picnic or a quite escape to read a good book, visiting this hidden gem of tranquility is a must.
For more information, visit http://mysecretboston.com/secret-garden/
Address: 4 Cambridge Center, Kendall Square Cambridge, MA, 02142
4More Conventional Places
The Shops at Prudential Center
Home to more than 75 retail shops, 18 restaurants and a variety of popular activities like the Skywalk Observatory and Boston Duck Tours, there is always something to do. So whether you’re a shopper, a foodie, or adventurist The Shops at Prudential Center has something for you.
For opening hours, and a full listing of attractions, visit www.prudentialcenter.com
Address: 800 Boylston St #131, Boston, MA 02199
The Union Oyster House
Established in 1862, Union Oyster House is the oldest restaurant in Boston. Notes as one of the best seafood restaurants this establishment has been visited by former Presidents, movie stars, and countless other famous patrons across the decades. Voted in the top 10 Classic Restaurants in the World by Forbes, a meal at this National Historic Landmark is a must.
For hours of operation or to reserve a table, visit www.unionoysterhouse.com
Address: 41 Union St, Boston, MA 02108
The Boston Tea Party Ship & Museum
Take part in the famous night that forever changed the course of American History. The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum tells the story of December 16, 1773. Sneak on board with Sam Adams and the Sons of Liberty to throw tea overboard from one of two fully-restored 18th century sailing vessels and be a part of the single most important event leading up to the American Revolution.
For special events, tour times, maps and more, visit www.bostonteapartyship.com
Address: 306 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210