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Written by Preetha Manivelan on July 23, 2020 Share on

Top 20 Things To Do In Boston – For A Super Exciting Holiday

Boston, the capital of Massachusetts, is the most populous city in that state and the 21st most populous city in the United States of America. Being one of the oldest cities in the US, Boston stands as home to many fascinating attractions and prestigious universities too. There is so much that you can do in Boston. Curious to know what they are? Keep reading to find out the top 20 things to do in Boston on your holiday.

Boston, The US
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Top 20 things to do in Boston

Right from historic sites to museums to pubs to natural beauties, Boston has everything and that makes it one of the most loved and most visited cities in the US. If you are confused about what to choose from the long list of things that Boston offers, take a look at the top 20 things to do in Boston that are mentioned below.

  1. Fenway Park Tour
  2. Old North Church
  3. Beacon Hill
  4. Quincy Market
  5. New England Aquarium
  6. Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop
  7. Room Escapers
  8. The Paint Bar
  9. Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum
  10. Boston Brewery Tour
  11. The Arnold Arboretum
  12. The Printing Office of Edes & Gill
  13. Skywalk Observatory
  14. The Mapparium
  15. Franklin Park Zoo
  16. Museum of Fine Arts
  17. Boston Public Garden
  18. John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library
  19. Yummy Walks
  20. The Museum of Science

1. Fenway Park Tour

Are you a baseball lover? If you are one, then you must take this Fenway Park Tour. It includes exploring the entire stadium, visitors’ clubhouse, press room, the seats above the ‘Green Monster’ and so much more.

Fenway Park Tour
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2. Old North Church

Old North Church is not only the oldest church in Boston but also the most visited historical site in the city. One interesting thing about this place is that the warnings about the British forces’ arrival had been conveyed by lighting lanterns in this church during battles.

3. Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill is one of the most picturesque places in Boston. Just taking a walk through the streets of Beacon Hill is like walking through perfectly aligned historical buildings with rich architecture.

Beacon Hill
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4. Quincy Market

Quincy Market is one of Boston’s most loved places which is named after its founder Mayor Josiah Quincy. You can shop, eat and play here as this one of the top lively markets in the city.

5. New England Aquarium

If you are someone who gets fascinated by marine life, then New England Aquarium is one place that you shouldn’t miss. You will get to see a lot of species here which you haven’t even heard of.

6. Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop

How about visiting the sweeter side of Boston? At Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop, you will be able to understand about the chocolate-making process and get an opportunity to taste a few chocolate drinks too.

7. Room Escapers

Room Escapers is a fun family exercise in which each one of you will be showing your individual talents to solve puzzles. Since every puzzle is based on real-life events, you will get to learn history in an interesting way.

8. The Paint Bar

Visit the Paint Bar to bring out the artist in you. There will be a session for two and a half hours for you to enjoy some creative time with some canvas, brushes, acrylic paints and many others.

9. Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum

Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum is entirely different from all other museums. It changed the usual concept of how museums work by offering a multi-sensory experience. It is a floating museum where tours on restored tea ships, interactive documentaries and exhibits can be enjoyed.

10. Boston Brewery Tour

Boston Brewery Tour is an interesting activity that you could try on your trip to Boston. Here, you will get to learn the history of brewing beer and four more Boston breweries.

11. The Arnold Arboretum

The Arnold Arboretum is a beautiful home of many shrubs and trees. With the place covered with colourful flowers and the land carpeted with green grass, you will have such a soul-soothing experience here.

The Arnold Arboretum
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12. The Printing Office of Edes & Gill

Located next to Old North Church is The Printing Office of Edes & Gill, one of the places, which talks about pre-revolutionary history. It offers demonstrations on the printing equipment, how printing helped in ancient days and everything about printing trade.

13. Skywalk Observatory

Located on the top of Prudential Tower, Skywalk Observatory offers some breathtaking views to its visitors. Here, you can take a few tours to deep dive into Boston’s history.

14. The Mapparium

The Mapparium is basically a globe-shaped structure that is made of stained glass. This place showcases the construction, history and importance of the architectural and artistic achievement of Boston over the years.

The Mapparium
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15. Franklin Park Zoo

Franklin Park Zoo is one of the top 20 things to do in Boston and the best place in the city to spot wildlife. This zoo is well-maintained and very easy to navigate.

Franklin Park Zoo
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16. Museum of Fine Arts

Being one of the largest museums in North America, the Museum of Fine Arts stands as home to almost 5,00,000 of fine arts. Apart from this, it also has sculptures, frescos and exhibits for the visitors to enjoy. Since the museum is large, it involves a lot of walking.

Museum of Fine Arts
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17. Boston Public Garden

Taking a stroll at the Boston Public Garden is one of the peaceful things that you can do in Boston. It stands as home to 80 different kinds of plants, thus giving the place, a lovely look.

Boston Public Garden
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18. John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library

Named after the famous man John F. Kennedy, this museum depicts the man’s leadership and legacy. You will find a large number of artefacts, photos and videos that briefly talk about his life.

John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library
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19. Yummy Walks

Welcome to the tastiest tour in the city! It is basically a culinary walking tour that starts with tasting many yummy dishes at different places and some chocolates at the end of the tour.

20. The Museum of Science

It is one of Boston’s very impressive landmark that stands as home to 700 interactive exhibits and a few live presentations too. You can also enjoy visiting the Mugar Omni Theater, Charles Hayden Planetarium, Zoos and Aquariums inside the museum.

The Museum of Science
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Doesn’t Boston sound interesting? With such amazing things to do, Boston has every element to make your trip super exciting. So, why not plan a trip to Boston and experience the above mentioned 20 things for real? To plan a trip, head out to the website of Pickyourtrail and check out some amazing packages to Boston in the United States. Leave a Whatsapp inquiry for more options!

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