As the sun makes its retreat into the horizon, the whales of Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary come out to play. Their elephantine fins slap the waters with such zeal that the pod seems to be putting on a performance for the catamaran of whale watchers in their midst. This end-of-day nature show experienced by passengers aboard Boston's Best Cruises’ New England Aquarium Whale Watch is hardly a rarity, as the ship’s crews guarantee sightings of these gentle giants with each excursion.
Champions of the natural beauty of Boston Harbor and the area’s rich maritime history, Boston's Best Cruises’ expert crew sets sail on cruises to suit all manner of interest. Along with their whale watches, Boston’s Best Cruises whisks passengers away on Harbor Cruises that grant unimpeded views of the Boston skyline and the King Kongs pumping fists within its skyscrapers. The Salem Ferry facilitates leisurely cruises between Boston and the historic city, and aquatic outings to the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area enable activities such as sunset clambakes, hiking, and fishing.
Boston Pedicab has no shortage of silly names for referring to its pedicab rides, starting with "Giggle Wagon" and extending right through the "Ultimate Rolling Party." It's all part of the company's concept of
"transportainment," a fusion of transportation and entertainment that produces unforgettable experiences.
Boston Pedicab's stable of witty drivers helps make that synthesis possible, whether on
simple rides across town or one of the company's various tours. These informative jaunts delve into Beantown's 350 or so years of history by exploring specific neighborhoods, from Fenway and Downtown to Beacon Hill and Back Bay. They're filled with historical facts and local buzz, and they can even be customized according to certain sites, topics, or interests. No matter what type of ride customers choose, Boston Pedicab doesn't have trouble getting around: the city was designed for horses and bicycles?not today's cars and hovercraft prototypes?meaning traffic is rarely an issue.
There's little to worry about for passengers once they step aboard CapeFLYER. They can relax and ride comfortably from South Station in Boston to Hyannis in Cape Cod, with stops including Brockton in between, on weekend passenger train service from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The pet-friendly train smoothly bypasses regional traffic, a fact the New York Times lauded as its biggest selling point during CapeFLYER's inaugural 2013 season.
But the train offers its guests more comforts than just a pass on gridlock. Trains are wheelchair accessible, kids under 12 ride free, and amenities and concessions are available that make riding a joy. Free WiFi lets others catch up on work, a bike coach allows up to 40 cycles to be stored free of charge, and a Cafe Car serves wine and craft beer alongside wraps filled with smoked turkey, brie, and cranberry. Once passengers step off the train, they easily connect to other public transportation, ride their bikes along the coast, or explore area attractions such as lighthouses.
CabKid.com embraces real time data to ensure that its customers are always aware of the location and status of their assigned driver and their overall trip progress. The outfit bills itself as a complete concierge service and goes beyond the bounds of a basic car company. Whenever a taxi, livery, airport transportation, roadside assistance, or food delivery request is made by a patron, the company's instantaneously dispatches a driver by using its advanced route technology instead of sending out a carrier pigeon. In addition, the drivers and vehicles part of the CabKid system are all vetted and either work for CabKid or a trusted affiliate and possess proper city insurance and registration.
Blue Nile Livery transports all of its customers in spacious, luxury sedans and SUVs with leg room on the inside and polished finished exteriors. Owned and operated by a former US Marine, style runs second only to safety. In addition to using sleek and well-maintained cars, Blue Nile employs safe, prompt, licensed, and insured drivers. Thus, they're well equipped to deal with traffic and directions while passengers decompress in the backseat. They transport guests to business meetings and charter groups from nightclub to nightclub or drop passengers off at Logan Airport with enough time to check their bags and touch up their passport photos before boarding.
The crew at Boston Brothers Limousine Service shuttles passengers in style with a focus on customer service and satisfaction. The fleet is available for services such as special-occasion transportation, airport transportation, and shopping excursions to the Wrentham Village Premium Outlets. The drivers also offer sightseeing packages, allowing visitors to choose from a list of destinations such as the New England Aquarium, the Museum of Science, and Boston Duck Tours for a complete day of touring the city.