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Everything Fun You Can Do In Boston During the Weekend

Boston is famous for baked beans, The Boston Marathon, Fenway Park, and the bar from Cheers. However, you will find an astonishing treasure of things for which Boston is considered to be one of the best cities in America.

By Akanksha VermaPublished 9 months ago 4 min read
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Boston, Massachusetts

The City of Boston is the capital of Massachusetts, United States. It is situated on Massachusetts Bay, which is a part of the Atlantic Ocean.

Although we all may have heard of the stories, the Boston Tea Party and the Midnight Ride, there are several fun facts that many people don’t know about Beantown.

Here are some not so known facts about Boston:

  • It is one of the most historically rich cities in the U. S.
  • Boston is named after a town in England.
  • Several First settlers to the city came from Boston in England and named this place in the U.S. the same.
  • The first public beach in the U.S. was Revere Beach in Boston.
  • America’s first subway was built in Boston in the year 1897.

There are many more such little-known facts about Boston, but since the topic is about fun things to do in Boston we will now explore such activities here.

You are sure to love your time in Boston with the following fun things on the cards:

1. Enjoy Yourself at the Curling Rink at the Liberty Hotel

Take your coat and brave this chilly weather. Head over to the Liberty Hotel. The luxury spot in the West End is opening up its open courtyard for curling this season. You can reserve your slot in advance online, for the curling package at this classy hotel every Saturday and Sunday, until January 30. The curling package includes; a carafe of Dutch hot cocoa; One hour at the rink; a scoring card with playing instructions; CookiesandWagyu sliders; and a bottle of Alamos Malbec, a bottle of prosecco, or a pitcher of spiked Mexican hot chocolate.

2. Stay Warm with a Hot Winter Cocktail

Winters in Boston can be completely ruthless and, as we face another few months when the mercury will be dipping and blizzards cutting through your bones, you can snuggle up with hot drinks beside the fireplace to warm your bones. The best brews in the town will keep you tipsy and cozy, keeping the grueling weather at bay.

3. Scout Around the Artists' Open Studios at SoWa

One of the fun things to do in Boston is at SoWa. The artist guild at the South End complex has now opened its doors to the public during weekends with COVID-19/ Omicron protocols to be followed. You can head towards the 450 Harrison Ave studios on Sundays between 11 am to 4 pm. You stand a chance to meet local artists and explore the latest works. You can purchase pieces of art straight away from the creators.

4. Go Ice Skating at a Local Rink

The city has many Ice Rinks and if you love ice skating, it is one of the best things to do in Boston. You can venture out here to show your dexterous skating abilities. So just hang up your formal boots, put on your skates, and enjoy gliding on the ice.

5. Experience Your Inner Self Doing Yoga at Night Shift

Yoga, in a group class, at Night Shift, and thereafter a cold brew from Brewing’s taproom is the way for you to spend your Sunday in Boston. These group Yoga classes are instructed by local Yoga trainers. The Night Shift’s famous beers are for you to sample and guzzle down.

6. Devour Brunch at Carrie Nation and Enjoy Local Performances

Carrie Nation Cocktail Club hosts its favourite drag brunch on Sundays. The magnificent celebrations will be hosted between 02 to 04 pm. Here the Dee Dee de Ray and Destiny Boston will perform including special guest performers. Pre-Game’ a show for 21+, accompanied by the brunch buffet spread at Carrie Nation, will be hosted from 12noon till 2 pm. For this event, you should buy tickets in advance and book a table for your group.

7. Experience Skiing Thrills on Icy Slopes

The picture-perfect mountain vista in Boston is the ideal winter getaway to the nearby skiing resorts. The exciting outdoor adventure of Skiing on the Icy slopes among the pristine scenery is one of the best things to do in Boston as a fun activity. Even if you are not the adventurous type, you can still chill out in the warmth of the fire and have an aprés-ski cocktail here.

8. Go On a Wintery Day Trip

Fun in Boston, in the chilly winter weather, means travelling around the city. Boston has so much to offer. You can see the town's history and know more about its lesser-known facts.

You can take the hop-on hop-off trolley tour of the city. Explore the finest places in Boston. See Boston’s prime attractions, such as the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum. Upgrade your pass to the Gold or Platinum category and get the seasonal Harbor Cruise ticket along with the Trolley Tour. With the Trolley Tour ticket, you Hop-on and off at any stop and as often as you desire. The trolley tour has live commentary onboard.

Make a joyful day trip to Martha’s Vineyard. Jump on to the short cruise on the island tour. Get complimentary island guidebooks, snacks, bottled water, and a discount voucher for availing perks. Enjoy a hassle-free ride between Boston to Cape Cod on an air-conditioned Mini Coach Bus. Spend leisure hour sight-seeing at Martha's Vineyard.

If you are not weak-hearted, explore some of Boston’s darkest secrets on a tour onboard the Trolley of the Doomed, to the city's eeriest sights like the Copp's Hill Burying Ground, the Ghosts and Gravestones Tour.

Have a jolly time here. Stay at any of the furnished apartments in Boston. These apartments offer all the comforts you desire in terms of cosy furniture, furnished bedrooms, and well-equipped kitchens.

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Akanksha Verma

Akanksha Verma is a travel blogger who loves to travel around the world. She likes to write content and share with the audience over the internet. Also, she loves to read books, listen music and cook sometimes.

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