48 Hours in Boston
“Boston Is Not A Place but A State of Mind”
Are you sitting ideal this weekend and craving for something interesting to happen? If this is the scenario, then you can head to Boston and relish 48 hours of serenity. Boston is most commonly known for its historical background and sumptuous places.
The history of Boston is all about transformation and revolutions which you will encounter once you step into the city. the best part about Boston is its advancements and out of the box approaches which aids it to be ahead of in all aspects.
It is even more intriguing that Boston has everything for everyone. If you have thought that it is only the city of historical glimpse then you are underestimating its offering. Yes, by this I mean that Boston is even the perfect destination for the foodies, sports enthusiasts, and even art and music lovers. Perhaps, if you haven’t moved around recently then Boston will be your best escape.
I understand how draining it feels to be working 24×7 and this is why I have come up with the perfect guide of exploring Boston in 48 hours. In this itinerary, you will experience the tranquility of this marvelous city and even get to appreciate the beauty it holds. So, without any further ado let us dive into how you can spend your 48 hours in Boston.
The First 24 Hours Exploring Boston
Wandering in The Historic Quincy Market
try to reach Boston by the early hours of the day so that you can wander around the Historic Quincy Market. This market dates back to 1826 whereas, it is the favorite spot of both locals and travelers. Here you will find many food stalls, therefore, you can have your breakfast and head start your long day.
If you are a first-time traveler then this will be an advantage for you as you won’t have to roam around in search of restaurants. On the other hand, if you love shopping then you can hang around there for some time. While you are in this market do not forget to try the Boston cream pie which is the favorite dish of the locals and it is even hard to find it outside the market.
Be A Part of Architecture And Historical Walking Tours
The roads of Boston are booming with American history and don’t dare to miss it. You can surely take a map and roam around the streets figuring out by yourself. But in this case, a walking tour won’t be a bad idea.
The walking tour connects the major attractions of the city such as Massachusetts State House, Granary Burial Ground, and Old South Meeting House. It is 90 minutes long walk and the trail spans about 2.5 miles. Perhaps, it is the perfect activity to spend an afternoon in Boston.
Indulge In Delicious Seafood
By now you must be hungry after a long walk and it is the perfect time to enjoy some locally caught seafood. Several places in Boston serves clam chowders, lobster rolls, and many other specialties. Moreover, do not forget to check out Yankee Lobster Co., Baking Crab, Neptune Oyster, and The Atlantic Fish Company.
Take A Peek To The Boston Public Library
After lunch, you can gradually head to the Boston Public Library for spending some alone time. Many people do not think about visiting libraries while they are on vacation but this isn’t a bad idea.
Boston is a historical country and if you want to know more about it then nothing is better than visiting the Public Library. On the other hand, if you are a bookworm then it will be the icing on the cake for you. You can spend the whole evening in the library and then head to your hotel after having a good dinner nearby.
The Next 24 Hours in Boston
Visiting the New England Aquarium
You can start the next day by visiting the amazing aquarium in the city. however, it attracts 1.3 million visitors every year. There numerous sea creatures such as sea lions, sea turtles, penguins, and lionfish. However, you will need tickets to get into this museum and the admission ticket is for $27.95.
Stop by The Fenway Park
Your trip to Boston will be incomplete if you haven’t visited any place of sports. Boston is even well known for sports and that is why you should visit the historic Fenway Park. It is the oldest baseball stadium in the United States and you should take a tour of it.
This stadium remains open from 9 am to 5 pm therefore, it is better to visit before lunchtime. Soon after visiting this place, you can head out for your lunch in the nearby restaurants.
Take A Walk-Through Boston Commons
The Boston Commons is not just a popular spot for visitors but also locals enjoy their picnic here. This is the oldest park in America that was founded in the year 1634. Boston Commons was a significant sight during the Civil War, World War I, and World War II. Apart from that, it is even one of the best places to relax and stroll in the city.
End Your Day Heading to The Local Brewery
By the evening you can visit the local breweries that craft the best beer in the city. Sam Adams Brewery Company and Harpoon Brewery are the most well-known names in Boston.
After an exhausting day, you can relax and sip your favorite beer and then gradually head back to your hotel. Perhaps, on the way to your hotel do not forget to stop by a food stall and grab a Boston cream pie for your late-night cravings.
Boston is an amazing city and calling your trip off within 48 hours can be hard for some travelers. But what I have mentioned here are the most popular sights. Traveling is all about exploring the aura of the place and then its beauty. So, while you are in Boston for 48 hours try to feel the city rather than roaming around it hastily. Above all enjoy the journey to the fullest.