Activities in Boston

Bridal Tradeshow for Two or Four from New England Bridal Affair (Up to 50% Off)

New England Bridal Affair

Multiple Locations

Attend one of seven 2014 bridal tradeshows featuring wedding specialists, planners, and product vendors

$14 $7

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Super Duck Tour from Super Tours (Up to 47% Off)

Super Tours

Boston

See the city by land and sea during an amphibious Duck tour

$33.33 $17.50

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$27 for $60 Worth of Capoeira — Sinha Capoeira

Sinha Capoeira

Back Bay

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$60 $27

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Discover Scuba Class for One or Two from East Coast Divers (Up to 51% Off)

East Coast Divers

Allston

In-pool sessions cover the basics of scuba diving with all essential gear provided

$100 $50

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General Admission and Wildlife Tour for Two or Four at Animal Adventures (Up to 54% Off)

Animal Adventures

Bolton

Exotic animals rescued from neglect or abandonment interact with visitors during tours led by wildlife experts

$24 $12

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"Irving Berlin's White Christmas" at Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre on December 26, 27, or 28 (Up to 40% Off)

"White Christmas"

Wang Theatre

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Classic holiday tale of a song-and-dance duo who stage a TV show in hopes of saving a ski lodge and impressing their paramours

$60.95 $36.50

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Walk and Identify Edible Plants with an Urban Foraging Expert

Find Edible Plants in the City

Christian Herter Community Garden

Urban forager David Craft leads his guests on a walk through the city, where he reveals how to identify and harvest up to 30 edible plants

$40

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Two-Hour Cupcake Walking Tour with Five Tastings for One, Two, or Four from Great Food Tours (Up to 64% Off)

Great Food Tours

Boston

Sample 5 designer cupcakes & desserts while walking around historic Back Bay; cupcakeries include Georgetown Cupcake, Sweet, & Robin’s Candy

$50 $23

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Personalized Pedicab Tour for up to Three Adults or Two Adults and Two Kids from Boston Pedicab (Up to 38% Off)

Boston Pedicab

South End

Riders pick a route that matches their interests and passes historic sites, local art, and other notable destinations

$95 $59

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Trolley Tour and Harbor Cruise for One, Two, or Four from CityView Trolley Tours (Up to 55% Off)

Cityview Trolley Tours

Boston

Historical sites headline a trolley tour and a 45-minute harbor cruise affords sweeping views of the city

$38 $20

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Boston-to–New York Tour for One, Two, or Four from Go Go U.S. Tour ($70 Value)

Go Go U.S. Tour

Boston

All-day tour takes groups around some of NYC’s most famous sites including Times Square and Rockefeller Center

$70 $35

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Bill Bellamy at Wilbur Theatre on Saturday, January 10, at 9:45 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Bill Bellamy

The Wilbur Theatre

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Former MTV VJ and actor shares his witticisms on family and relationships

$38 $19

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Admission to CNN Top 10 Must See Exhibition - The Art of the Brick at Faneuil Hall Marketplace (Up to 39% Off)

The Art of the Brick

Faneuil Hall Marketplace

See monumental sculptures built by Nathan Sawaya using 1+ million LEGO bricks, including a 20-foot T. rex

$23.50 $14.50

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RIB Adventure Tours conduct informative history tours and scavenger hunts around Baltimore Harbor, even when the horizon becomes a blur; all tours take place aboard 26-foot-long rigid, inflatable speedboats. Built to Navy SEAL specifications by a local Massachusetts boat manufacturer, the boats keep riders secure aboard jockey seats. On guided history tours, passengers snag high-speed glimpses of harbor landmarks including lighthouses and forts, whose history guides can expound upon. During scavenger hunts, guides prompt passengers to look for environmental clues and give individual scores. Captains and tour guides brief passengers on safety before all excursions and supply them with high-grade waterproof cameras to take pictures of passing scenery.

More relaxed cruises from partner Hestia Cruises, onboard the 32-foot sailing yacht Hestia, might drift past the USS Constitution or out into the outer harbor. The ship is manned by a captain, a full crew, and friendly cocker spaniel named Ensign. Guests can help with the sailing duties, but padded seats and a BYOB policy for those of age may encourage them to sit back and relax.

269 Commercial Street
Boston,
MA
US

A lifelong sailor and USCG Licensed Master, Captain Don helms his business, Come Sail Away Now, with the same seafaring sagacity he once employed as a commercial fisherman. His faithful ship, the Tupelo Honey, is a 31-foot replica of the 1904 sloop Dictator, one of the original ships that hunted for lobster on the coast of Maine. The captain invites passengers aboard for maritime services that range from private charters and public harbor cruises to sailing lessons. Each excursion unveils beautiful views of the city skyline only seen from the vantage point of Boston Harbor, a picturesque sweep that pairs well with wine tastings, morning brunches, BYOB cruises, and nibbling crackers to resemble the buildings of the Financial District.

1 Marina Park Dr.
Boston,
MA
US

During tours with Massachusetts Bay Lines, passengers can watch the sun dip behind the city from the middle of the harbor. Lights flicker on across the skyline, poking holes in the setting darkness and pinpointing each building's location. All the while, the water laps against the side of the boat, providing a soothing soundtrack.

Massachusetts Bay Lines has specialized in stunning views such as these for nearly 50 years. The family-owned company operates out of Rowes Wharf in downtown Boston, and its fleet includes a total of five unique vessels, instead of just one boat with a different name painted on the side each week. Customers can rent these boats out as private charters, or they can climb aboard for music and group tours of the harbor, which cruise past the 200-year-old USS Constitution and many more of the city's historic sites.

50 Rowes Wharf
Boston,
MA
US

New York Sports Clubs, part of Town Sports International's network of fitness loci, opens up a number of equipment-stocked facilities across New York to exercisers. Strength-training gear, such as circuit machines, free weights, and medicine balls, molds muscles into chiseled depictions of physical might. Sessions on cardio machines, ranging from treadmills and ellipticals to upright and recumbent stationary bicycles, inspire burnt calories to pack up and move to cooler climates. Each club offers a schedule of group classes that draws from more than 100 fitness styles, including Pilates, yoga, and boxing, ensuring that no member has to jazzercise without a spotter. Each location rewards exercisers for sweating in its vicinity with special features such as babysitting, saunas, and steam rooms.

361 Newbury St
Boston,
MA
US

In addition to the sense of perseverance and accomplishment that comes with finishing a 5K, the organizers of the Bacon Chase have added another incentive: bacon. During their two races?the 5K Piggy Pilgrimage, which is a traditional 5K, and the 0.05K Blitz to Bacon, which is a 164-foot sprint?runners can munch on unlimited bacon bits before feasting on unlimited amounts of bacon at the finish line. Runners 21 and older can wash down the savory strips of bacon with a bloody mary, and all runners get a Bacon Chase T-shirt and a signature bacon-scented bib. The festival opens at 8 a.m. and features many bacon-themed activities, plus music.

The festive day serves a greater purpose, too. Attendees will be able to register to become a St. Jude Hero, raise money for St. Jude Children?s Research Hospital, or both.

2 Center Plaza
Boston,
MA
US

Facilitating the fan-delighting collision of comic-book universes and intergalactic heroes, Wizard World organizes Comic Cons and pop-culture conventions across the continent. At each event, stars from the silver screen set down roots in booths across the convention floor, wielding markers for autographs and their photo-op-ready smiles. Past guests have run the gamut from William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, and the cast of AMC?s The Walking Dead. Away from the crowds, stars also participate in talks and Q&A panels as part of the event?s programming. Along with beloved actors, Wizard World?s conventions grant guests a chance to interact with writers and artists as well as partake in activities such as gaming tournaments and costume contests.

900 Boylston Street
Boston,
MA
US

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