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Boston Bucket List

Boston Bucket List

In order to make sure I take full advantage of the amazing cities I live in, I've started creating bucket lists of all the things I want to do in or around the city. I'm going to list out all the items here, and then create linked reviews of each place once I go. This is an ever-expanding list, so if you have additional suggestions or thoughts, please share in the comments!

    City Events


    • BestFest


    • Swan Boats in Boston Common
    • Tanglewood

    Sporting Events

    • Celtics game
    • Head of the Charles regatta
    • Penguins game
    • Patriots game
    • Red Sox game


    • Theater District in Downtown Crossing

    Historical Sites


    • Freedom Trail
    • Quincy/Braintree (John Adams house)
    • Paul Revere's Ride

    Nearby Boston

    • Lexington/Concord
    • Louisa May Alcott House
    • Lowell (start of the Industrial Revolution)
    • Newport Mansions
    • Plymouth
    • Salem
    • Sleepy Hollow
    • Walden Pond

    Holiday Events


    • Beacon Hill Christmas Walk
    • Boston Pops Holiday Concert
    • Brooksby Farm in Danvers - maple syrup in Vermont
    • Ice skating on frog pond in Boston Common
    • Marblehead (Christmas walk and parade)
    • Newport mansions
    • The Nutcracker
    • Tree lighting near Faneuil Hall

    Fourth of July

    • Fireworks on the Charles River
    • Reading of the Declaration of Independence from the Old State House
    • 4th of July concert at the Hatch Shell


    • MIT Pumpkin Patch
    • Salem

    Memorial Day

    • Memorial Day in Boston Common

    Nature Sites

    • Cape Cod
    • Crane Beach
    • Harbor Islands
    • Lake Winnipisaukee
    • Martha's Vineyard
    • Mt. Katahdin
    • Mt. Monadanock
    • Mt. Washington
    • Nahant Beach
    • Revere Beach
    • Sailing Lessons
    • Tide pools in Rockport - Halibut Point State Park
    • Watkins Glen
    • Wilson Farms

    Other City Sites

    • Duck Tour
    • Mt. Auburn Cemetery
    • Tour of Fenway Park


    • Bagelsaurus
    • Bagelworld
    • Barcelona
    • Beehive (brunch)
    • Cafe Sushi
    • Domescual
    • Guillermo's 
    • Hillstone
    • James Hook
    • Lolita's
    • Lucca
    • Mamma Maria
    • Massimo
    • Mike and Patty's (for breakfast)
    • Neptune's Oyster
    • Pedro's Tacos
    • Rosebud (brunch)
    • Row 34
    • Saus
    • Wilson Farms
    • Xarma
    A Guide to Seaport Restaurants

    A Guide to Seaport Restaurants