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Boston off the radar attractions
Sep 3

5 Off the Radar Attractions for Boston Visitors

Living in Boston means that you’re likely to have friends and family visiting from afar. Boston is a world-class city, and it’s a destination for tourists from all over the world. If you’ve only recently arrived, you might still be discovering your favorite local spots as you settle into a new lifestyle. But, when you’re called into service as a tour guide, you’ll want to have some off-the-beaten-path destinations in mind.
Here’s a shortlist to get you started:
Oct 25

Top 5 Most Haunted Places near Boston

Boston is a city rich with history, and with history often comes hauntings. After all, nearby Salem is where the famed Salem Witch Trials took place in 1693. Even before that, Captain John Smith sailed into Massachusetts bay, bringing disease that killed nearly half of the area’s local people. The city’s sordid past — and it’s trapped souls — are still alive, giving locals and tourists alike some of the most frightening experiences of their lives. Don’t miss these top five most haunted places in Boston.
best haunted houses in boston
Oct 23

Best Haunted Houses Near Boston

Do you have the stomach for the creepy, skin crawling, screeching and straight-out terrifying?  If so, this is probably your favorite time of year, and luck for you if you live in Boston, there are some pretty cool spots around the city where you can get your fill of Horror.  So if your looking for a place where you and the gang can experience some of the most gruesome and scary events in history around Boston, here are 5 of the best.

best pumpkin patches close to boston
Oct 11

Best Pumpkin Patches Close to Boston

It’s no secret the world has gonna pumpkin crazy in the last few years.  Seemingly every fall, a new line of pumpkin infused products hits the shelves, some good, some leaving you scratching your head.  (Did some say, Pumpkin spice pringles?!)  Regardless of this current craze, pumpkins have always been a staple of fall in Boston, and those Pumpkin spice Pringles still don’t hold a candle to an expertly carved jack-o-lantern.  

Good news is that you can find some of the world’s best pumpkin patches close to Boston. What’s more, these pumpkins gets produced in large quantities thus there will be no shortage. Here are five best pumpkin patches close to Boston you may check out:

best bars in boston to watch red sox playoffs
Oct 8

Best Bars in Boston to Watch Red Sox Playoff Games

Another October is here, and the Red Sox faithful are all tuning in to watch the boys of summer go after another World Series title.  There’s no atmosphere quite like playoff baseball, and if you’re looking to catch a game out on the town, the atmosphere is sure to electric.  Here are the best places in town to catch the game:

best farmers markets in boston
Oct 3

Best Farmers’ Market in Boston

As certain as the weather changes, Boston farmers’ markets embellish various neighborhoods with fresh produce, seasonal gastronomy, hand-crafts, and community ethos. This time of year, locals will find farmers markets popping up all across Boston. Part of the pleasure of shopping in the city is undeniably sensuous, and sustainability is a key aspect of the attraction. Here are the Boston’s Best Farmers’ Markets to check out:

best fall activities in boston
Sep 26

Best Fall Activities in Boston        

Boston is always a great place to be in the Fall. The energy goes up tempo around the city as many return from their summer vacations. Universities and businesses start to kick it into higher gear and businesses are buzzing with more customers.  Restaurants start to change some of their specialties and offerings on the menu to match the local fall bounty.  Bright colored leaves and the cool air breeze set the mood to pivot to different fall Boston traditions. In case you are wondering, here are some great suggestions on the best fall-time activities to enjoy while in Boston.

Feb 22

Beantown’s Best: Arts and Entertainment

Boston is full of art, entertainment, excellent food prepared by renowned chefs, and some of the best shopping the world has to offer. But how do you find the rarest gems of Boston’s cultural scene? With this guide to the best of Boston, you can find top-tier experiences like a true local.

Feb 20

Beantown’s Best Workouts

There’s a lot to love about Boston, but the brutal winters, city crowds, and thriving food scene can be rough on your exercise and diet regimen. That’s why there are so many local businesses that cater to Bostonians in need of a workout. However you prefer to sweat it out, try one of these Boston Pads favorites for the best exercise venues in Boston.

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Feb 12

Beantown’s Best: Restaurants and Food

Boston has a long tradition of great food. From longstanding neighborhood fixtures to the latest ventures of experimental gourmets, you can find tasty examples of nearly every ethnic cuisine, regional dish, or confection. Try our picks for the best food and restaurants in Boston and dine like a local.

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