As one of the oldest cities in America, the city of Boston, Massachusetts offers a diverse mix of attractions. Families, hipsters, and outdoors-man can all find something to pique their interests and if they choose to do it in style there a number of luxury hotels in Boston to choose from.
The Boston Harbor Islands National Park area is comprised of 34 islands located in close proximity to Boston Harbor. Guests enjoy bird watching and swimming. Explore a number of historic trails and forts. Four of the islands are equipped with campsites.
A number of cruises give guests a first-hand view of life on the water. Boston Harbor Cruises provide passengers with scenic lighthouse views. The New England Aquarium Whale Watch takes visitors 30 miles east of Boston to visit feeding grounds of the mighty creatures. Boston Lobster Tours educate guests on the Boston Harbor fishing industry.
There is a number of ways to experience 5 star luxury in Boston and on the golf courses are just one of them. Boston is home to 15 golf courses. Granite Links Golf Club, along with the Franklin Park Golf Course are among the more popular attractions. Reservations are strongly recommended.
The Boston Children’s Museum is a must-see attraction for families with children under the age of six. Climbing structures occupy busy hands. Construct sand art in the Peep Room. As of July 2011, admission on Friday evenings between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. is only $1.
The New England Aquarium, located on the Boston waterfront, houses penguins and jelly fish in a four-story tank. Presentations in the Simons IMAX Theatre receive rave reviews. The aquarium is considered one of the most popular in the United States.
Tours aboard the USS Constitution, called A Sailors Life For Me?, give a glimpse into life as a sailor in 1812. The tour is recommended for children six and older. As of July 2011, the free exhibit runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday.
Follow the Freedom Trail to 16 historic sites located throughout Boston. Ground markers provide information on a number of sites located along the trail, including graveyards and churches. Freedom Trail maps are available at the National Park Visitor Center on State Street.
Residents give high marks to Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar And Grill. Red Sox baseball games are always on the high-definition televisions. Catch glimpses of Fenway Park outside the rear windows of the bar.
Anthem Kitchen And Bar experienced a grand renewal. Closed in 2006, the bar reopened in 2011. The rum-based guava martini comes highly recommended.
Fajitas And Rita offers a refreshing change of pace. Texas fare and a number of barbecue items are included on the menu. The award-winning restaurant was nominated by America Online City Guide for best cheap drinks.
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