Boston, MA (Vocus) June 2, 2010
Want to know what to do in Boston this summer? The Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau and its partners have teamed up to offer hundreds of family and budget-friendly things to do in Boston -- from festivals to concerts and tours. There is something for everyone and every age.
See the sights, visit the attractions and eat for less with our Family Friendly ValuePass – with a record 75 offers. Some of the deals offered include: Bay State Cruises, Boston Harbor Cruises, Old Sturbridge Village, Charles Riverboat and more.
“Free! For Families” activities at Boston tourist attractions this summer, include:
- free Shakespeare In The Park
- free Jazz on The Barge
- free movies at The Hatch
- free old-fashioned baseball on The Island
- free Art Carts on The Greenway
- free concerts on City Hall Plaza
- free Harbor Sounds on The HarborWalk
- free yoga at Bumpkin Island
- free Kayaking at Spectacle Island
In July festivals include:
- Boston’s July 4th Boston Pops Concert with Fireworks - free admission.
- Boston Harborfest June 30-July 5, 2010 with most events throughout the Waterfront – absolutely free!
- 10th annual Restaurant Week Boston Summer with 225+ restaurants offering $15.10, $20.10 & $33.10 prix fixe menus citywide Aug. 15-20 & 22-27, 2010
There are more than 50 great tours available in BostonUSA this Summer. There are tours by foot, boat, bike, bus and even tours in amphibious vehicles called “ducks” that explore Boston & the Charles River. There are culinary walking tours, bicycle tours, kayak river tours, Freedom Trail costumed tour guide tours, cultural heritage tours, whale watch tours, lighthouse tours, movies-filmed-in-Boston tours, pedicab tours, Fenway Park tours, and many more. Tours are available in Spanish, Japanese, Portuguese, French, German or almost any language.
This summer season the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau has great deals on hotels, dining, tours, and attractions. To see the deals go to http://www.BostonUSA.com/GreatDeals
Boston Conventions & Expos
Between Memorial Day & Labor Day Weekend 2010 Boston & Cambridge will welcome more than 35 conventions & expositions. Among the expositions will be the largest coin show in the world-open to the public –the World’s Fair of Money August 10-14, 2010 at the Hynes Convention Center. The show will also feature museum-quality exhibits from the Smithsonian Institution, the ANA Edward C. Rochette Money Museum and private collectors. As many as 20 mints from around the world will give visitors an opportunity to collect coins from five continents, and a number of family activities and educational programs make this an attractive event for anyone with an interest in history and money.