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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Historic Narrated Trolley Tours of Boston for Adults or Children from Boston Super Tours (Up to 27% Off)

Boston Super Tours

Upper Deck Trolley Tours

Hop on and off a comprehensive trolley tour that stops at Boston’s most iconic landmarks

$39.05 $29

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Two-Hour Chocolate Walking tour with Six Tastings for One, Two, or Four from Great Food Tours (Up to 60% Off)

Great Food Tours (Boston)

Boston

Sample champagne-flavored truffles, chocolatey French pastries, and cupcakes during a two-hour chocolate tour of Back Bay

$50 $25

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Visit to Exotic Animal Rescue Center and Wildlife Show for Two or Four at Animal Adventures (Up to61% Off)

Animal Adventures

Animal Adventures

Exotic animals rescued from neglect or abandonment interact with guests during self-guided tours & live animal shows led by wildlife experts

$28 $12

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Mike & The Mechanics at Wilbur Theatre on Saturday, March 7 at 8 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Mike & The Mechanics

Wilbur Theatre

Mike Rutherford’s supergroup plays hits such as “Silent Running,” celebrating a 30th anniversary and a deluxe reissue of The Living Years

$84 $42

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Discover Scuba Class for One or Two from East Coast Divers (Up to 50% Off)

East Coast Divers

East Coast Divers

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

$100 $50

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Admission for 2, 4, 6, or 8 to Boston Bridal Bash from Boston Event Guide on Sunday, February 8 (Up to 67% Off)

Boston Event Guide

Sheraton Boston Hotel Copley Square/Prudential Center

Meet the best of Boston’s wedding-planning experts at the Sheraton Boston Hotel; entry includes a chance to win prizes valued at $7,500+

$30 $15

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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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Blue Man Group at Charles Playhouse on March 5–21 (Up to 45% Off)

Blue Man Group

Charles Playhouse

Acclaimed trio specializes in multimedia theatrical shows that combine music and comedy with unconventional percussion and colorful visuals

$81.25 $45

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Admission for Two or Four to the The Mapparium (Up to 50% Off)

The Mapparium

The Mary Baker Eddy Library

the three-story stained-glass globe hosts a musical presentation inside the sphere, complete with LED lights

$24 $12

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$19.99 for Admission for Two at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum ($30 Value)

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Boston

Explore a unique art collection spanning thousands of years inside a building that resembles a palace; new wing by architect Renzo Piano

$30 $19.99

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

Boston Pedicab

Boston Pedicab

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

$95 $59

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Distillery Tour for Two or Four of Bully Boy Distillers (Up to 56% Off)

Bully Boy Distillery

Boston

Tours travel past mash tanks & copper stills to see how the distillery produces rum, vodka & whiskey

$40 $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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Admission for Two, Four, Six, or Eight at The Great Bridal Expo (Up to 44% Off)

The Great Bridal Expo

Westin Boston Waterfront

Great Bridal Expo gives you the opportunity to meet national and local businesses that aim to make your dream wedding come true

$16 $9

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$22 for Two Admissions to the New England International Auto Show on 1/15 or 1/16 ($30 Value)

New England International Auto Show

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

More than 30 manufacturers show off new models, including high-end luxury cars, hybrids, and novelties

$30 $22

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Gray-hulled naval ships sit stoically by weathered docks, as sailboats and yachts dart to and fro in graceful traffic. The tide ebbs and flows around islands, piers, and against harbor walls under the Boston skyline. Hestia Cruises' four ships glide among this nautical throng, carving wakes across the busy waters on seasonal cruises in the morning, afternoon, at sunset, or under the light of the moon. As the classic 1948 motor yacht Full Moon rumbles through the water, on-board tour guides divulge facts about harbor history and point out ideal landmarks to photograph. The ship's open decks host passengers for sightseeing tours, and its staff also guides morning cruises with massage services or yoga classes, evening voyages with wine and whiskey tastings, and photo-shoot cruises. Captains also ferry visitors past harbor sights on an EPA-acclaimed private catamaran or the 32-foot Catalina sailboat Hestia, where passengers can help pull lines, unfurl the main sail, and make a mix-tape of sea shanties. They also pilot a rigid inflatable boat—built to Navy Seal specifications—for adventures to far ends of the harbor at speeds of up to 40 miles per hour. The speedy craft lies low to the water, letting passengers feel the harbor's salty spray while hunched securely on saddle-style jockey seats.
340 Atlantic Avenue
Boston,
MA
US
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.
256 Marginal Street
Boston,
MA
US
Fiction pops out from the screen and into full three-dimensional life courtesy of On Location Tours. From a certain bar where "Everybody knows your name" to a Nazi-like soup maker's original spot, New York City and Boston have served as the backdrop to some of pop culture's most iconic sites. Though the cameras have long since left, On Location Tours' goal is to bring sightseers face-to-face with iconic locations seen in shows like Mad Men and Friends and films like Good Will Hunting and American Hustle. So, while spacious tour busses charter passengers through New York and Boston's most famous neighborhoods, local actors wax poetic on the history of these spots and the actors who have cemented their status as American pop-culture landmarks. On Location Tours shuttles more than 100,000 tourists a year, and has been featured in national press such as Entertainment Weekly , The Wall Street Journal, and 60 Minutes.
148 Tremont St.
Boston,
MA
US
Freewheeling around historic hallmarks and architecture, Boston By Segway, formerly Boston Gliders, has led more than 100,000 sightseers through Bean Town atop intuitive, easy-to-maneuver segways. Tours, which kick off every half-hour, range from one to two hours; the shorter version trundles down Boston's Harborwalk, and the longer sojourn ventures past historic hotspots including Faneuil Hall and Bunker Hill. To get acquainted with the segway, all upright rollers speed through a half-hour how-not-to-crash course, getting acquainted with the natural, fluid steering and learning how to propel the vehicle forward using a carrot tied to a stick. Armed with digital cameras, the urban sherpas snap shots throughout the tour for purchase afterward, and customers may take their own pictures as long as they briefly hop off the segway.
60 Canal Street
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

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