Boston, MA is the capital of the Common Wealth of Massachusetts and is one of the oldest towns not only in Massachusetts but also the U.S. Boston has a fast-growing population currently estimated to be around 700,000. In the course of the 18th century, Boston underwent its own share of wars and setbacks including the American Revolution and massacre. However, after the nation gained its independence, Boston started growing and reached the culmination of development, prosperity, and viability in the economic sector.
At present, Boston enjoys a great economy, cultural diversity and a flourishing local market having unmatched trading centers and tourism spots that attracts 0ver 15 million tourists every year. Tourism, which is a major contributor to the fast-growing economy, is mainly boosted by Boston, MA strategic location on the shoreline of the magnificent Atlantic Ocean. Below is a list of some of the most family-friendly activities to engage in while in Boston, MA:
Boston’s Hop-On-Hop-Off-Trolley Tours
The ‘Hop-On-Hop-Off Trolley tour’ is the easiest way to go around the city and enjoy all the magnificent attractions it has to offer including Boston’s historical museum and the old state house. The tour is easily accessible from any part of Boston.
Boston Duck Tour
The duck tour offers immense pleasure that comes with great sightseeing from the comfort your chair on by a historic water vessel formerly used by the U.S military. Your family will enjoy the great view of both the water and the magnificent Boston neighborhoods, beautiful streets and the breathtaking Cambridge skylines.
Boston Whale Watching Cruise
The famous whale watching tours in Boston in a luxurious high-speed Catamaran or “cat” as the locals call it, is another family-friendly excursion for any fun-loving family. A short trip to the majestic Stellwagen Bank situated on Boston’s east coast offers another picturesque whale watching spot option.
Boston Dinner Cruise
You can take your family and loved ones on one of the memorable Dinner Cruise trips from Boston harbor. The tour features great dining options, tasty foods and wine, delightful entertainment, music, and dance.
New England Sea Coast
Enjoy a scenic view of New England Coast while traveling north through Boston with stops at Art Hampton beach and Rocky coast of Maine both of which add more fun and activities into the ride.
Autumn on Old Cape Cod
Experience the beauty of Autumn on Old Cape Cod which offers a natural panoramic view of the beautiful colored surrounding as you take in the warm feeling of the evening sun. Crossing Cape Cod Canal, you can visit the famous Sandwich Glass Museum.
Cape Cod Excursion
Cruise into Cape Cod Canal and enjoy the view the beautiful land of sand and salty beaches. You can also stop at Hyannisport and visit the JFK memorial.
These are just some of the many delightful activities in Boston, MA that you can enjoy with your family and friends.