Shopping Experience – Beaches and Lobsters of Boston Harbour


Boston features several families- friendly and fun activities to lift up and accentuate anybody’s trip to Boston. The awe-inspiring wander and beauty of the New England Coast, a 180-mile long coastline of the Boston Harbour will make you realize the appeal of this place.

Boston Beaches offer incredible escapes from the city life. If you wish to soak under the sun, feel the sand beneath your toes and a place to swim then Boston Beaches are the most convenient for you. You can travel all the beaches in Boston within an hour using the bus, ferry or the subway. If you want an altogether different experience, then you can even go aboard a cruise which will take you to the Boston Harbour Islands.

Some of the famous beaches are the Revere Beach, accessible easily by the subway. It attracts as many as 100,000 visitors a day during summers, and it carries the honor of being the oldest public beach in the US. Apart from this, there are South Boston Beaches overlooking the Harbour Islands, the pleasure Bay Beach at Castle Island, the Dorchester beaches, and the Constitution Beach at East Boston are the most famous ones.

Shopping is an essential part of traveling, getting hold of local stuff and souvenirs back home is a hobby for many. Close to the Boston Harbour, the Quincy Market or the Faneuil Hall Marketplace features more than 100 stores, pushcarts, artisans, restaurants, and pubs. Stores here include Ann Taylor, Orvis, Coach, Urban Outfitters, Victoria’s Secret, Gap, Nine West, Crabtree & Evelyn, Build-A- Bear and Crate & Barrel. Several local shops like Best of Boston, Local Charm, Boston Pewter Company and Yankee Candle Company. When you feel hungry after the shopping, you have the best of restaurants here in Quincy market itself and several more down the nearby streets. This place is now popular than ever both among tourists and locals; it’s one of top 3 visitor attractions in Boston. The nearest subway station is Blue Line/ Aquarium & Blue and Orange Lines.

Boston is also famous for its seafood, especially lobsters. If you are looking for mouth watering lobster or lobster roll, then Boston is the right place. Check out the Pauli’s, Neptune Oyster, James Hook &Company, the Daily Catch, Yankee Lobster and the Barking Crab are among the few great. If you are looking for a different experience altogether, you can even go aboard a boat through the historic Boston Harbour for a two hour Lobster tour.

Navigating the inner harbor, once you arrive near the Harbour Islands, lobster pots will be hauled, and the captain will educate you about lobster and the fishing industry. You can see various other sea-creatures caught while catching the lobsters up close through the touching tanks, later at the end of the day we return these creatures to their natural habitat. The tour will end with the inbound journey back to the dock. Each person is entitled to carry one freshly caught live lobster and additional lobster at discounted price.

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