10 Most Romantic Places In Boston, Massachusetts

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Boston, Massachusetts, is one of the most culturally diverse cities in the United States. It has a rich history and the city holds a certain pride and strength, dating back to the American Revolution. Boston has come a long way from its historic past and has emerged victorious in different fields. The city is now home to world-class entertainment, amazing orchestras, magnificent structures, skyscrapers and interactive museums, which are a testament to their hard work and effort. Boston is a city where everyone can enjoy the numerous attractions, including these top romantic places all over the city - perfect for lovers, friends and family to spend some quality time.

1. Boston Common Frog Pond

Posted by The Boston Common Frog Pond on Monday, 31 December 2018

Dreaming of a romantic skating getaway? Look no further, because the Boston Common Frog Pond is perfect not just for lovers but also for some family fun. The place offers exciting activities, all-year-round! Winter is the ice skating season and they offer skate lessons and skate shows from November to March. Enjoy the free Summer Yoga and feel at one with nature, as the instructor guides you in a vinyasa class for all levels. Come and watch romantic movies under the stars, as they hold movie nights. Just bring blankets and chairs and you can munch on the complimentary popcorn. Guests can also bring their furry best friends, as the park holds Barks and Bagels, an activity for pups which benefits a local canine group. To top this all off, enjoy a glowing night when fireworks light up the sky.

Boston Common Frog Pond

Address: 38 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108

Website: Boston Common Frog Pond

Opening Hours: Tuesday-Thursday & Sunday (10AM-9PM), Monday (10AM-3:45PM), Friday-Saturday (10AM-10PM)

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2. New England Aquarium

If you could taste, smell, and grab with your 2,000+ suckers, you'd show them off too! [Photo: Freya the giant Pacific octopus in the Olympic Coast exhibit]

Posted by New England Aquarium on Saturday, 1 December 2018

The New England Aquarium is the perfect place for ocean lovers, with its amazing underwater scenes presented in a giant aquarium tank. Come and meet the celebrities of the sea, such as a huge Pacific octopus which they fondly call the Professor or meet Myrtle, a green sea turtle about 90 years old! Game for a close encounter with some sharks and sting rays? Feed your curiosity with their exhibits and meet dozens of penguins or watch the fur seals as they interact with their trainers. Be in awe with the surround sound system and the largest screen in their IMAX theater. Learn about marine life, the world’s most renowned predator, the Great White Shark, and the most interesting stories below and above the water on our blue planet. As part of their vision, the aquarium holds lectures about taking care of the ocean and protecting marine life, despite global climate change.

New England Aquarium

Address: 1 Central Wharf Boston MA 02110

Website: New England Aquarium

Opening Hours: Monday- Sunday 9AM-5PM

Price: 19-26 USD

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3. Boch Center - Wang Theater

Have you ever wanted to be a star? We can get you close! Stand where our stars stand on the historic Wang Theatre stage...

Posted by Boch Center on Monday, 27 August 2018

One of Boston’s historic places, the Boch Center - Wang Theater is the heart of classical music, Broadway shows, and dance. Be entertained by the classics, such as Casablanca, musicals such as Les Miserables, the Phantom of the Opera and Miss Saigon at this impressive, world-class theater. The Wang Theatre holds 3,500 audience members and boasts one of the five largest stages in the country. A home to organizations including the Boston Ballet and the Boston Lyric Opera, this theater has been a top venue for cultural shows, bringing the arts to everyone. Gala, corporate events, award ceremonies, weddings and the like can also be accommodated in this elegant and grand theater.

Boch Center - Wang Theatre

Address: 270 Tremont St.,Boston, Massachusetts 02116

Website: Boch Center - Wang Theatre

Prices: 30-35 USD

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4. Museum of Science

Our newest Planetarium film, Destination Mars: The New Frontier takes you on a remarkable journey through the...

Posted by Museum of Science, Boston on Friday, 14 December 2018

This museum features live and interactive presentations, all about the world of science. Get an up-close view of a 65-million-year-old fossil, walk among the butterflies in the conservatory, explore the science behind light and color and a whole lot more! Kids and kids at heart will surely have a fantastic time here, all day long. Enjoy outer space in their Planetarium, with shows like the Red Planet - Mars, embark on exciting space missions and visit constellations and planets with Earth-like features. Immerse yourself in David Bowie’s iconic music or Beyonce’s chart-topping songs, all with stunning and inventive visuals at the Music Under the Dome shows. For thrill-seekers, try their 360-degree ride that simulates a roller coaster, complete with twists, turns and drops. Definitely not for the faint-hearted!

Museum of Science

Address: 1 Science Park, Boston, Massachusetts 02114

Website: Museum of Science

Opening Hours: Monday- Sunday (9AM-5PM)

Price: 23-28 USD

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Boston Tour Guide

Naim Benmayor

Naim Benmayor

<p>As a Boston tour guide, I have the added experience of being a world traveler. For many years, I frequently visited Europe, Asia, and Latin America on business. During this time, I also organized tours of the USA, Europe and Asia for my business clients. I now bring this passion, excitement and expertise to the Boston area.</p><p>By exploring the globe, I was exposed to various cultures, and this unique perspective has taught me what appeals to people when visiting a new part of the country or a new part of the world. My fluency in English and Turkish, and my advanced skills in Spanish and intermediate skills in French, also help me to service a wider range of tourists and business people.</p><p>I moved to Boston, Massachusetts several years ago, and I now reside in Brookline. I have three children, so I develop my tours to accommodate families with kids, couples, and individuals who want to visit and learn about the rich history and culture of Boston. As a parent, I know that Boston is a great place for higher education, and I have knowledge of the colleges and universities in the area.</p><p>I customize tours to suit the needs and preferences of my customers. Whether you want a walking tour, a riding tour, or a little of both, I can create an itinerary that showcases the best of what Boston has to offer.</p><p>My one day tours are educational and entertaining, and include the history, culture, personalities, architecture and, even the shopping areas of this renowned city. At the end of the tour you will be happy and satisfied when you realize you&#39;ve seen so much in just a short time.</p><p>I am here to share my knowledge of Boston, Cambridge and all of New England with you, and help you to enjoy your visit so you can explore the must-see parts of this great city. I look forward to meeting you and guiding you around the city, so please send me a message if you have any questions.</p><p>Thank you for reading.</p>

5. Scullers Jazz Club

Posted by Scullers Jazz on Wednesday, 11 April 2018

Scullers Jazz Club is a premium club that features Latin, blues, soul, R&B, and world music acts, ideal for that amazing, soulful night with your significant other. Listen to timeless music and love songs and travel back in time with Michael Bublé and Tony Bennett hits, who once graced the Scullers Jazz stage. This Jazz Club is like no other and is reminiscent of the jazz clubs from the past. They offer world-class artists for an unforgettable musical night. The club also offers a full bar of cocktails, wine, cool brews and delicious cuisine to complement that romantic date night, while being served by a welcoming crew. Don’t miss this spot for an entertaining and romantic night out in the city.

Scullers Jazz Club

Address: 400 Soldiers Field Road – Boston, MA 02134

Website: Scullers Jazz Club

Opening Hours: Check event calendar for schedule

Price: 25-45 USD

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6. Boston Symphony Hall

Posted by Symphony Hall Boston on Friday, 12 January 2018

Boston Symphony Hall is a music hall built in the 1900s for the Boston Symphony Orchestra. It is considered one of the top three concert halls in the world and the finest in the United States. The Boston Symphony Orchestra is one of the world’s most distinguished chamber music ensembles, so get ready to be breathtakingly serenaded through the night with their powerful symphony. Perfect for a date night for lovers who enjoy orchestral music, the Boston Symphony Hall also welcomes donors with generous hearts to help them share their music and extends special opportunities to them.

Boston Symphony Hall

Address: 301 Massachusetts Avenue Boston, MA 02115

Website: Boston Symphony Hall

Price: 18-30 USD

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7. Skywalk Observatory

This evenings sunset, one of the coolest Kodak moment! #Boston #sunset #skywalkobservatory #prettycolors

Posted by Skywalk Observatory on Friday, 20 November 2015

Aside from its obvious grand architecture, the Skywalk Observatory is one of the top places, literally 700 feet (213.4 meters) above the street, where you can have a bird’s eye view of Boston City. Sunset is the perfect time for this spot and visitors can enjoy the audio tour for adults and kids. History is also part of the tour and includes the Dreams of Freedom Museum, which celebrates Boston as one of the world’s most culturally diverse cities. The observatory also welcomes galas, weddings and corporate events, together with unique and scrumptious cuisine prepared for guests so they can create an unforgettable time with loved ones.

Skywalk Observatory

Address: 800 Boylston St, Boston, Massachusetts

Website: Skywalk Observatory

Opening Hours: Monday-Sunday 10AM-10PM

Price: 14-20 USD

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8. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Chase away those winter blues at the Gardner — we've planned a night of Caribbean music, dance, and carnival costume-making for tonight's Third Thursdays event: https://bit.ly/2rWqBCy

Posted by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum on Thursday, 17 January 2019

Isabella Stewart Gardner is a philanthropist and patron of the arts and this museum is built in a replica 15th-century Venetian palace, inspired with art from Europe, Asia and America. The museum is a treat for the eyes for lovers who enjoy gazing at decorative arts and structures. Art conservation is also a major part of the museum, as is the entertainment and education of guests. Get the feeling of traveling back in time, as guests are greeted with magnificent landscapes and colorful flowers. Lovers will surely enjoy a lovely date in this immersive experience.

Isabella Stewart Gardner

Address: 25 Evans Way, Boston, MA 02115

Website: Isabella Stewart Gardner

Opening Hours: Monday-Sunday 11AM-5PM, Tuesday-Closed

Prices: 10-15 USD

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9. Boston Freedom Trail

Kings Chapel on the Freedom Trail - King’s Chapel, the center for Anglican worship, was completed in 1754. Designed by...

Posted by Boston Freedom Trail on Friday, 6 December 2013

Take a tour to the historical places and landmarks of the American Revolution, as a costumed tour guide shows guests around sites like the Boston Massacre Site, Copp’s Hill Burying Ground, Bunker Hill Monument, Massachusetts State House and a whole lot more! There are different tours for people with different interests, such as the Historic Pub Crawl for a taste of local beer, the Pirates and Patriots Tour to discover the history of legal and illegal trading in the port city or the Revolutionary Women Tour, on which you can get to know the great women who took part in the American Revolution and who fought for freedom and equality. This is definitely an educational and interactive tour for everyone!

Boston Freedom Trail

Address: Starts at Boston Common to Bunker Hill Monument in Charlestown

Website: Boston Freedom Trail

Opening Hours: Depending on the tour

Prices: 8-14 USD

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10. Bella Santé Day Spa Med Spa

Fall in love with taking care of yourself. ??‍♀️ #spaday

Posted by Bella Sante Spas on Tuesday, 29 January 2019

For some quality ‘me’ time and relaxation, the Bella Santé Spa is a perfect place to unwind. After a hard, busy day, the Bella Santé Spa is ready to take care of its guests and help them relax their mind and body. They offer full packages from head to toe, including hair treatments, like Balayage, acne facials, manicures, pedicures, coconut oil massage, or couples massage, where the therapists hold simultaneous massages in a suite made for two. This spa is complete heaven and guests are guaranteed to feel happier with themselves at the end of the session.

Bella Santé Day Spa Med Spa

Address: 38 Newbury St Fl 2, Boston, MA 02116-3210

Website: Bella Santé Day Spa Med Spa

Opening Hours: 9AM-9PM

Price: 80-100 USD

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Get ready for Boston

Boston à l'heure bleue
Source: Photo by user Emmanuel Huybrechts used under CC BY 2.0

There is definitely a long list of places to see, things to do and events to experience in the wonderfully diverse city of Boston. For lovers, family and friends, Boston offers a unique and memorable experience that’s one for the books.

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