Looking for something fun to do in Boston? You’ve come to the right place! Tripster has the best selection and deals on Boston attractions and activities ranging from the New England Aquarium to harbor cruises and sightseeing tours. Of course, entertaining Boston shows are an important part of any vacation here, too. Treat yourself to shows like Blue Man Group or theatrical performances from top-rated comedy and music stars.
Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, you will board a whale-watching vessel and sail the waters of Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary! Many species of whales, dolphins, and other sea-life come for the bounty of calorie-rich fish that burrow in the grainy sands. Wildlife is unpredictable, but this cruise gives you the best chance to spot these wondrous beings! Details
The Historic Sightseeing Cruise takes visitors on a narrated 90-minute tour of Boston’s historic inner and outer harbors. During the tour, guests can enjoy heroic tales from the Revolutionary War, local sea lore, and facts about the harbor. Other highlights of the tour include the nation’s oldest continuously manned lighthouse, Harbor Islands National Park, and vibrant coastal homes. Details
Codzilla Boat Thrill Ride is an adrenaline-packed experience the whole family will love! The monster-sized speedboat’s aerodynamic design is ideal for ripping through the ocean and can make heart-stopping 360-degree turns in an instant. Feel the wind on your face, and be prepared for waves crashing onboard as a skillful captain performs insane stunts. An original epic soundtrack plays in the background, heightening the suspense! Details
The Museum of Science heralds as one of the world’s largest science centers, right in the heart of Boston. With innumerable interactive exhibits, thrilling temporary exhibitions, daily presentations, and stunning IMAX films, the center offers entertainment for all visitors. Learn more about the galaxies in the Charles Hayden Planetarium, feel amazed by an indoor lightning show, and much more. Details
The New England Aquarium features educational exhibits that allow guests to get up-close to amazing sea-life and marine animals! The aquarium is home to more than 80 penguins, hundreds of Caribbean reef animals, fish, manta rays, and more! If you have the courage, an interactive tank allows you to pet the sharks! This experience is wondrous for all ages and will keep the entire family entertained. Details
Secret Food Tours features Boston, Massachusetts, the birthplace of the American Revolution, and the culinary gem of the state! Sample extraordinary dishes from six separate eateries, and learn how some of the recipes are produced. Skilled chefs do all the cooking, so you're guaranteed mouthwatering bites that will leave you fully satisfied! A local guide leads the way, providing plenty of lore and insight into Boston's lively food scene! Details
Boston Ghosts and Graveyards tour brings history back to life, exploring the frightening past of sinister characters and hauntings of the city. Take a trolley to the two oldest graveyards in Boston for an exclusive night-time tour. Along the way, you will view the most haunted hotel in the city and hear scary tales of the Boston Strangler. There is something so thrilling about learning the mysterious lore surrounding Boston! Details
All aboard! The Boston Old Town Trolley Tour is the most convenient and fun way to travel the city! With eighteen stops and unlimited on and off privileges, you can spend the entire day, or multiple days, exploring the most popular points of interest. The open-aired trolley makes it easy to snap photos, and a knowledgeable conductor will provide plenty of entertainment on the route. Details
Voted best family museum in Boston by TripAdvisor users, The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum is an experience that everyone will enjoy! Onboard, there are interactive exhibits, astonishing centuries-old artifacts, and reenactments of the political protest that changed the course of U.S. history forever! After exploring the ships and museum, stop in at Abigail's Tea Room for a delicious meal! Details
Boston Crawling’s Fenway Pub Crawl allows Red Sox fans to go behind the scenes, learning about Boston’s baseball history while enjoying local beers. During the bar crawl, guests will visit four bars near Fenway Park. While sipping, guests can listen to local experts discuss Fenway’s history and the history of baseball in Boston. Details
Join a passionate student guide and tour two of the best schools in the world, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University! Some people think the schools are affiliated, but the only connection these renowned universities have is that they are located in Boston. On this tour, you will find out what life is like for students, compare school traditions, and visit the most notable campus facilities. Details
This bus tour takes you on a journey through four of the most historical cities in Massachusetts; Boston, Lexington, Cambridge, and Concord. An expert guide will be with you during the entire process, implementing direction, and providing tons of history about each location. You will have plenty of stops to explore and stretch your legs, and along the way, you will see countless landmarks from the coach. Details
Join a passionate student guide and tour the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a campus that extends more than a mile! Learn how students and faculty have contributed to advanced technology, as well as some of the school's most impressive achievements, and see some of the most notable campus facilities. You will also admire the school's fantastic architecture and learn about student traditions. Details
Let Boston Crawling show you Boston in the most exciting way possible – a good, ole fashioned Pub Crawl! Come along and learn about the birthplace of a city and a country, and hear how it all started in a bar.
HIGHLIGHTS: -Visit four historic taverns -Learn about the influence of beer on famous American events such as the landing on Plymouth Rock and the Boston Massacre -Enjoy local Boston beers you can’t find anywhere else -Let our expert guides entertain you with tales of Boston’s secret history while you crawl from bar to bar along the historic Freedom Trail -Please note that Pub Crawls begin on the hour. Please arrive five minutes before your scheduled crawl.
MEETING SPOT: The Independence Pub Crawl meets at the Samuel Adams Statue in front of Faneuil Hall. For GPS, the best address is 6 Faneuil Hall Square, Boston MA 02109. The Sam Adams Statue is located on the Congress Street side of Faneuil Hall. The statue is about 20 feet tall and features Sam Adams standing on top of a pedestal with his arms crossed. Walk around to the front of the statue so that you’re looking Sam in the face. Your guide will be there. Details
The LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston has been described as a smaller version of the LEGOLAND theme park. Everywhere you look, you will find something made of LEGO! The center features incredible models constructed with millions of LEGO bricks, has hands-on play areas, a 4D cinema, LEGO-themed rides, and more! This indoor attraction is a magical experience the whole family will love. Details
Come hang out with a knowledgeable guide and get an insider look at four of Boston's most prominent breweries! Enjoy beer tasting flights at each stop, learn the differences in variety, and see the brewing methods used, including both traditional and modern techniques. The Original Brew Tour is perfect for the beer-obsessed and covers the history and growth of the craft beer scene in Beantown. Details
The preview Boston Bus Tour explores the vibrant culture and history that surrounds Beantown. You will stop at Harvard University, Lexington Common National Historic Site, and Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House to explore and stretch your legs! Along the way, you will see countless other sites from the coach! Learn the exciting history of each locality and fun facts you didn't think you needed to know from an expert guide. Details
The craft beer scene in Boston is booming; new breweries and pubs are popping up everyday! Discover why Boston has become a hot destination for the beer-obsessed, and taste hearty ales and smooth lagers from the areas top producers. A delicious hand-rolled pretzel will hit the spot, leaving you energized and ready to drink more beer! A knowledgeable guide provides city insight so you can plan where to go after the tour. Details
The best way to see the stunning views of Boston is from the water! Boston Harbor & Sightseeing Cruises offer a variety of tour types, and many sail times for ease of planning. All tours have charismatic guides who share the surprisingly entertaining history of Boston. There is even a snack/ beverage bar if anyone gets hungry! Most cruises are family-friendly; however, there is a sunset cruise for adults only. Details
Harvard University is known for its liberal arts programs, but the school offers a broad range of majors, from French literature to health and medicine! The "Hahvahd" tour is led by a passionate student guide and will highlight the most notable campus facilities. You will hear a detailed account of the school's vibrant history, including student traditions, and about intellectuals who were educated there! Details
This 45-minute tour takes guests throughout the Boston Harbor and to the Charlestown Navy Yard. During the tour, guests can learn about the historical journey of “Old Ironsides”, one of the first ships commissioned by the US Navy. Guests can also tour the famous ship at the Charlestown Navy Yard, the Naval Museum, the Bunker Hill Monument, and more famous Boston landmarks. Details
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