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Non-touristy Things To Do In Boston, Massachusetts

Shino
Published Aug 27, 2018

Boston is a land of diversity. It is a neighborhood and a city filled with a purpose for every walk of life. From its rich history to its well-rooted culture and art influence, Boston makes a good trip for not only solo travelers but business travelers and friends and families too. For the creative minds, the Institute of Contemporary Art is the place to be, a picturesque museum where you will find contemporary arts dated from 65 years ago. Don’t forget to also stop by one of the Boston food trucks, located in 20 different locations throughout the city, serving you with various mouthwatering local delicacies you will not get elsewhere. And if you are up for a relaxing orchestra session, visit the Boston Symphony Orchestra or the Boston Opera House for a jaw-dropping opera performance by local talents. If you are still unsure of where to start, don’t worry. We have prepared a list of non-touristy things you can do in Boston to help you kick-start your adventure in Boston!

1. Clue Murder Mystery Game (from USD 35)

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For those who are looking for more challenging adventures in Boston, we have just the right one for you. Put on your intelligent cap in this Clue Murder Mystery Game where you join a scavenger hunt and race against the clock to defeat the other teams while solving riddles and searching out for clues. Get ready to crack your head with a couple of mind games, meet interactive characters, and be a detective for a day where you investigate crime scenes to solve the mystery. If you would like to have some light meal before or after the game, dinner packages will also be provided for an additional cost.

Clue Murder Mystery Game in Boston

Duration 2 hours

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2. Crazy Dash Walking Adventure (from USD 9)

Be your true self in Boston and explore the wonders of the city the fun way! This digital adventure brings you through a crazy adventure by guiding you to prominent landmarks in Boston, ranging from historical monuments to local markets. The whole intention of this walking adventure is so that you can have an exciting time with your friends and family while you check out the Boston landmarks all at the same time. There is no time limit to the adventure and it all depends on your own speed of walking to how fast the game ends so feel free to take your time and explore around as much as you want!

Crazy Dash Walking Adventure - Boston, MA

Duration 2 hours

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3. Urban Adventure Quest (from USD 44)

Explore Boston the fun way with this urban adventure quest! The scavenger hunt is an interactive activity that enables you to enjoy different parts of Boston, inclusive of The Boston Common, the Granary Burial Ground, and the Quincy Market, in a three-hour Amazing Race-style adventure. Apart from that, you can have as many people as you like on your team. Your quest will be guided conveniently via your smartphone. Remember to bring along the water and some snacks to keep yourself hydrated throughout the quest.

Urban Adventure Quest in Boston

Duration 3 hours

Rating 5.0 / 5

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4. Wacky Adventure Walk Game (from USD 9)

The Wacky Adventure Walk Game puts you on a real-life board game where you get to learn about the facts in Boston while having fun all at the same time. The walking game will take about two hours to complete. Throughout the game, you will be dropping by various checkpoints in the city and take up various challenges assigned by the master at the checkpoint to complete the level. Don’t worry about getting stuck, the whole point of this game is to have fun and if you ever need any help, you can use the remote guide handed over to you to contact the host of the game whenever you want.

Wacky Adventure Walk Game - Boston, MA

Duration 2 hours

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5. Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

Get acquainted with Elephant & Castle, an English-style pub located in the Boston’s financial district, where you will become part of a murder mystery dinner theater. The activity comes with a three-course meal and entertainment schedule. You are required to assist the talented cast members to solve mysteries throughout a 2.5 hours session. Get ready to drop your jaw as twists and surprises bring you through the scenarios of the case while you have a great time indulging yourself in a mysterious yet entertaining atmosphere all the same.

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater in Boston

Duration 2 hours 30 minutes

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6. Freedom Trail and Fun Tales Pedicab Tour (from USD 170)

Hop onto the back of a pedicab and venture into town where you will be able to catch sight of historical landmarks such as Faneuil Hall, Paul Revere House, Granary Burying Ground, and more. The journey is fully narrated by your guide. The best part of the adventure is being able to choose when you want to start or end your guide to fit it into your schedule. Get ready to experience a complete open-air cruising adventure, fully customized, and more importantly, fun!

Freedom Trail and Fun Tales Pedicab Tour

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7. Clue-Gathering Adventure Game (from USD 9)

The 3Quest Challenge allows you to explore town through quest solving, the perfect adventure game for those who are looking to put on their intelligent cap while they are in Boston. As the name might suggest, you are required to solve three quests within two hours where your challenge would include solving a question or performing a task. The objective of this game is to have fun with your friends and family while exploring Boston. If you are stuck, don’t worry, you will be able to contact someone for help and they will come to your rescue in no time!

Clue-Gathering Adventure Game - Boston, MA

Duration 2 hours

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8. Boston Commons Puzzling Adventure (from USD 40)

Go on an educational walk with your smartphone as your best guide in this puzzle adventure! You will be stopping by a series of locations where you will gather clues and solve puzzles to accumulate points for your team. Take your time with the race and enjoy the scenery along the way. You will also be given time to use the bathroom or take a quick snack before you proceed to the next location.

Boston Commons Puzzling Adventure

Duration 1 to 3 hrs

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Explore Boston the fun way

Boston is more than a big city. It also hides a lot of wonderful gems you won’t discover if you don’t venture into the smaller alleys and walk into the humbler shops at the corners of the street. Our list will cover you for that. Pack up now and come to experience the wonders in Boston here with us!

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