Boston,Massachusetts is a city full of many fun activities for children and their families. Boston is a city of changing seasons and there are many things to do each season. Here are some attractions to visit during spring through fall.
The Boston Duck Tours
The fun begins when you board the Duck, a World War II vehicle. You will be greeted by the legendary ConDucktors, who will narrate the tour. Cruise by numerous Boston historic places. The ConDucktor gives lots of little known facts about each historic place. Get ready for ” Splash Down”. The Duck splashes right into the Charles River, giving you a beautiful view of the Boston and Cambridge skylines. Don’t be shy to “quack” at the people on the steets, this is encouraged by the ConDucktors.
The Swan Boats of Boston
Made famous in the classic stories such as Make Way For Duckling and The Trumpet of the Swan.The Swan Boats are the only vessel of their kind in the world. No engine here, the drivers pedddle these boats and passengers for fifteeen peacful minutes around the beautiful Public Garden Lagoon. Enjoy the splendor of the twenty four acres of the Public Garden. Information: Phone number 617-522-1966. .
America’s most beloved Ball Park. Listen to the roar of the crowd as they cheer on thier favorite team , The Boston Red Sox. Smell the aroma of a Fenway Frank. See the famous left field wall,” The Green Monster”. Say hi to the Red Sox mascot,” Wally The Green Monster”. Watch the game and sing along to songs such as Take Me Out To The Ball Game and Sweet Caroline. Located at 4 Yawkey Way Boston,Mass 02215. Ticket office 877-Red Sox -9.
Here are a few fun activities that run all year long.
The New England Aquarium
Explore the New England Aquarium’s animals and exhibits. Meet the lion fish, stone fish and the most poisonous fishes in the sea. Come see the Penguin Exhibit were seventy birds live. Visit the Amazon Rainforest. Visit Myrtle the Green Sea Turtle, she lives in the Gight Ocean Tank. Also visit the eighty ton North Atlantic Right Whale and the Atlantic Harbor Seal. The New England Aquarium also has a Sand Tiger Shark and a Nurse Shark on display in the Giant Ocean Tank. When your done looking at the animals, visit the amazing Imax Theatre. With its giant screen and movies shown in 3D. See the animals that are to endangered to exhibit at the aquarium. Call 617-973-5206.
Boston’s Children Museum
A Museum created to help children understand and enjoy today’s world. Designed for children and their families. The Children’s Museum focuses on science, culture, environmental awareness, health, fitness and the arts. There are many hands on activities that children and adults will enjoy. Also there are kid stage performances and special events happening everyday. Located near the giant Milk Bottle on Children’s Wharf at 300 Congress St.Boston,Mass 02210. Phone # 617-426-6500. .
Winter fun in Boston
Skating on Boston Common
Skate on Frog Pond ,located on the Boston Common. Open from mid November to mid March.Children and their families will have a thrilling time as they glide through the outside skating rink. Whether you skate during the day or under the lights at night, Frog Pond is a wonderful way to enjoy some winter fun. Located at 84 Beacon St, Boston, Mass 02108. 617-635-2120 .