Ghosts & Gravestones Tour
For those looking to uncover Boston’s more sinister, creepy past, this tour screams fun! Getting underway by the light of the moon, the Trolley of the Doomed embarks upon a world very seldom seen of restless spirits and wandering souls looking for the doorway to the Other Side. Learn of the legend of the Boston Strangler, the paranormal activity that emanates from the Omni Parker House and the secret past of the Boston Common. This tour is a favorite of “ghost hunters” and aficionados of the supernatural but it’s a scary good time for everyone including families with teen-aged children and older.
Segway Tour of Boston
Putting one leg in front of the other is not the only way to take a stroll around Boston anymore. Ever since the invention of this visionary self-balancing human transporter, the whole walking game has been turned on its head and now everyone can enjoy these technological marvels. At Segway Tours of Boston, you choose between one or two hour tours that will put you in the thick of things with the very best Boston has to offer! Segway your way to the Boston Common and the many historical landmarks in the vicinity! Ride by noteworthy buildings spanning every important architectural era and learn what makes them so special. You’ll even have the opportunity to stride down to the harbor for the most breathtaking vistas of one of America’s most enduring cities.
Legoland Discovery Center
Legos have delighted and stoked the imaginations of generations of children and have earned their spot as one of America’s most recognizable toys. These plastic, multi-colored building blocks certainly have come a long way, enjoying a popular resurgence among today’s kids and their kid-at-heart parents. Imagine a world made entirely of Legos and you’ll get just a hint of what Legoland is all about. Miniature replicas of famous Boston landmarks like Fenway Park and the Bunker Hill Bridge are on display along with interactive rides and exhibits that encourage curiosity and discovery for people of all ages.
New England Aquarium
The oceans come to life at this captivating homage to marine biology and conservation. Since it first opened its doors 50 years ago, the New England Aquarium has been delighting and educating its visitors by putting them in close contact with animal species from all over the world. Come and explore the biggest touch tank on the East Coast and a four-story recreation of a coral reef with a diverse array of marine life from the Caribbean.
Salem Witch Museum
A dark chapter of early American colonial life during the 17th century is examined through exhibits and reenactments at the Salem Witch Museum. Self-righteousness and hysteria overtook Salem and many neighboring towns and cities during the notorious witch trials of 1692 when innocent citizens were accused of witchcraft without the benefit of a fair trial. You can tour different grave sights where the main players of this drama were buried and learn about witch hunting, a cruel practice undertaken usually by members of the clergy or by the religiously fervent that sought to eradicate evil from the world at any and all costs.