Stroll along the Freedom Trail, a 2.5-mile, red-lined route that leads you to 16 historically significant landmarks! Amble leisurely along the trail, which begins at Boston Common and ends in Charlestown at the Bunker Hill Monument and learn about courageous people who shaped the history of the nation.
Boston Public Garden
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and visit Boston Public Garden, a green oasis nestled in the heart of the city, sitting right next to Boston Common. The meticulously maintained botanical garden features enormous trees, wonderful walking paths, and the Make Way for Ducklings sculpture. Do enjoy a famous Swan boat ride here, gliding across the tranquil lagoon, while admiring the resident swans.
Museum of Fine Arts
Spend your noon admiring ancient and contemporary pieces of art from around the world at the Museum of Fine Arts. The MFA hosts various events including lectures, music, films, art opportunities for kids, and even cocktail parties. There’s also a gift shop at the museum, from where visitors can buy souvenirs.
Opened in the year 2000 by chef Jasper White, Summer Shack is one of the Boston’s best seafood restaurants. The restaurant dishes out rustic dishes like steamed lobsters and crabs, fish cakes, fried chicken and burgers alongside contemporary preparations influenced by world cuisines, and grilled local seafood in a laid-back, friendly ambience.
East Coast Grill
East Coast Grill specializes in delicacies from land and sea. As you enter the restaurant, you get a feel of entering into marine-inspired tiki lounge, complete with an island-themed bar. The restaurant features open kitchen, full raw bar and funky decor, and specializes in live fire grilled seafood. While here, do order tuna tacos (lightly seared ahi tuna, accompanied by crisp jicama and watercress) along with punchy buffalo shrimp.
Opened by Alex Crabb in early 2013, just after nine months Asta was declared “Best New Restaurant," by Boston Magazine. Asta offers three, five and eight-course menus serving dishes such as "After the Storm" (seaweed, salmon roe and mussels) and "the Great Escape" (escargots, market bounty, green goddess dressing) and more. The restaurant features casual decor with open kitchen surrounded by a dining bar. From the counter, you can enjoy watching Alex Crabb and his skilled crew busy at their work.
To get your funny bones tickled, head straight for Comedy Studio, nestled in Harvard Square, perched atop Hong Kong Restaurant. The studio promises to keep you in stitches with its top-notch Boston Comedy, featuring stand-up acts, political humor, new talents, and group performances. They also serve food, as well as drinks.
One of the hottest clubs in Boston, Rumor is nestled in the bustling Theater District, and is considered to be one of the best dance spots in the city. The club is acclaimed for its state-of-the-art sound system, impeccable service, and excellent security.
Great Scott is a perfect place to enjoy live music along with pint of beer. The venue features an exciting line-up of DJ's, special events and a mix of live acts that will keep you entertained throughout.