With an ethereal backdrop of Charles River lining the skyline of Boston, it is a beautiful city to explore at least once. To make things more organized, I have collated a brief list of 10 adventures to try in Boston either solo or with a group. Ranging from the standard Gondola tours to helicopter rides throughout the metropolitan landscape, you’ll experience all kinds of beauty hidden inside this fabulous city of the USA. If you find something more exciting, that is not mentioned in this list, feel free to ping me in the comment sections below. Readers would love to gain more insights regarding the exciting things to do in Boston while enjoying their holidays on a high note of adrenaline-pumping adventures.
List of 10 Adventurous Things in Boston To Enjoy
1. Gondola on the Charles River
A nice soothing boat ride over the river is never a bad idea after all! Especially when the boat carries the French look of gondola & you get to experience the major attractions of Boston under half the cost from ground tours. Sounds amazing right? Gondola Tours even offers both day and evening private trips. You can expect the professional gondolier in typical striped shirts and straw hats pushing your gondola ahead. It is one of the top fun things to try in Boston with your beloved partner. It is suggested to bring your own booze, but you can hire a photographer to document your trips.
Location: Beacon St & Arlington St, Boston, MA 02114, United States
Price: $99 (45-minute tour) for Two people
2. Mapparium Hanging
If your kids are into geography by any chance then it is the perfect adventure in Boston to enjoy with kids. Mapparium is a three-story, 30-foot-wide globe that was constructed from bronze and 608 stained glass panels. It is situated at Mary Baker Eddy Library Museum built in the 1930s. You can view the world of geography with a whole new perspective by gazing upwards from the suspended walkway in Mapparium. Don’t forget to play with the acoustics. The spherical ceiling manifests the entire drama into a thrilling adventure.
Location: 200 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115, United States
Price: Adults-$6 each; Kids(below 17 years)- Free
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3. Trapeze School Watertown
If you’ve decided to go way beyond your limits, to experience the famous adventures in Boston. Then, what do you say about trapeze artists? Circus fascinated all of us at least once. Esh Circus Arts School grants you this golden opportunity at their trapeze school offering two-hour classes to learn acrobatics. Don’t worry, even if you are struggling in the initial stages, the last half-hour is devoted solely to revising. They also offer an aerial arts program too. Isn’t it great to depart the holiday with a new skill on your hands? Even if that involves you doing trapeze!
Location: 44 Park St, Somerville, MA 02143, United States(Esh Circus Arts School)
Price: For Youth Circus intensive week One week: $650; Two weeks: $1,250; Three weeks: $1,875 per person
4. Bodega Store
Secrecy makes things more intimidating. Just like this shoe-shopping store hidden behind a convenience store in Boston. It sells some of the best sneakers at surprisingly cheaper rates. They have all the limited-edition imports to slip your feet into. It might not be the standard thrilling tour but getting a limited edition Adidas at unbeatable cheaper rates, instigates a unique thrill inside any shoe lover. You can also buy cool-kid clothing and accessories, nearby this store. Try this fun thing to do in Boston if you desire a cool collection of shoes in your closet!
Location: 6 Clearway St, Boston, MA 02115, United States
Price: Depends on what you buy, no entry charges.
5. Secret Steaks at Bogie’s Place
Tucked behind a burgundy curtain nestled at the downtown bar, Bogie’s Place is a tiny chophouse that serves the exotic delicacies of Boston. The old-style caviar service, throwback cocktails, a wedge salad, and La Carte steak cut are served with bone marrow and foie gras butter. It is one of the best activities to try in Boston for experiencing the best food tour of the city.
Location: 21 Temple Pl, Boston, MA 02111, United States
Price: $31 to $60
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6. Cambridge Center Roof Garden
Strolling around in a garden would not have been such a mind-blowing event, but what if, that garden was a secret garden? Now you want to know right? Perched atop a parking garage in Kendall Square, the Cambridge Centre roof garden is a beautiful place to hang around with your friends or beloved. The well-manicured paths and tulips, trees, along with serene rose bushes, make this place a complete thrill in Boston to enjoy.
Location: 325 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02142, United States
Prices: No charges
7. Rock Climbing in Quincy Quarry
Quincy Quarry was once, a legit dangerous place of injury and death. Climbing up here meant risking yourself into jumping 70ft into the black waters below. But later, an ample amount of dirt was trucked in, to fill in all the main quarries. Now you get to enjoy this popular outdoor activity in Boston at a public reservation with all kinds of rock-climbing opportunities under safe arrangements. Ranging from beginner slopes to more advanced walls, you can opt according to your experience level in rock climbing. The Eastern Mountain Sports, books climbing expeditions here & provide all the essential equipment related to climbing as well.
Location: Ricciuti Dr, Quincy, MA 02169, United States
Prices: $22(Standard pass); $30(Staff belay) at Central Rock gym to train
8. Get Lost in Allandale Woods
Allandale woods is an 86-acre woodland that includes ponds, marshes, a historic home (not a candy witch house!), and surreal walking trails. You might get glimpses of the movie Hansel & Gretel from various parts here. There are remains of the stone wall that was once built to celebrate a New Deal. Now, it stretches for more than a mile and incredibly tests your balancing skills. Exploring this place with your buddies is a must-try sport in Boston.
Location: 75 VFW Pkwy, West Roxbury, MA 02132, United States
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9. Boston Helicopter Tours
A downtown helicopter giving you a private 45-minute ride all over your favorite sites, sounds phenomenal right? Fenway Park, the State House, the USS Constitution, and Faneuil Hall all included folks! If you want to explore oceanic views a combo tour is also available to take you over the North Shore in Boston. And a nice sunset tour of the skyline will seal the deal on an adorable note! You can even sign up for helicopter pilot lessons too. All of these thrilling activities of Boston are definitely enough to tingle your adventure soul.
Location: 436 Sutton St, North Andover, MA 01845, United States
Prices: $195/person(Boston City & seacoast Tour each)
$210/person(Boston Skyline evening tour)
10. Night Biking
Danger Alert! Not for the faint-hearted, but AdvenTours try their best to offer guided nocturnal tours throughout the city. For 2 hours, straight you’ll be cruising along the waterfront, & even get the chance to experience sports such as Long Wharf. And when this incredibly famous activity in Boston exhausts all your pedaling energies, you can take refuge at beautiful harborside restaurants.
Location: 103 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02110, United States
Price: For Boston City View Bike Tour: $60(Child, 10-12 years); $60(Adult on City Bike Age: 13+); $100(Adult on an electric bike)
Hope you liked the aforementioned list of 10 adventure things in Boston to try. Some might not sound as adventurous according to your bubbling adrenaline. But trust me the vibe of Boston is enough to make you dance with fun & joy. So don’t over-judge, just go with the flow! There are many more action-packed adventures waiting for you in line. The fun things to do in Boston are not limited to this list, try finding more tours that suit you best. Tell me in the comment sections below which one synched with you immaculately? Till then Adios Amigos! For more insights visit Adequate Travel blogs & enjoy.