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Your comprehensive guide to the best events and things to do in Boston

The 50 best things to do in Boston
Things to do

The 50 best things to do in Boston

Whether you’re a newcomer or a lifelong local looking for the best things to do around the area, be sure check out these essential activities

The best cheap things to do in Boston
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The best cheap things to do in Boston

Boston is known for its high prices; here's how to enjoy some of the city's best for less

The best indoor activities in Boston
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The best indoor activities in Boston

When it’s crappy out, you don’t have to be stuck inside all day

The 12 best Boston comedy clubs
Clubs

The 12 best Boston comedy clubs

Laugh your socks off at one of the city’s veteran comedy clubs

The best things to do in Boston this week
Things to do

The best things to do in Boston this week

Check out a show in the Theater District or head to TD Garden to catch a game

More things to do in Boston

The 18 best free things to do in Boston
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The 18 best free things to do in Boston

Gratis enjoyments can be found all around Boston, a city known for its high prices

21 fun things to do with kids in Boston
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21 fun things to do with kids in Boston

Boston’s full of G-rated pleasures, from revered museums and revamped parks to renowned attractions

Boston’s 25 best live music venues
Music

Boston’s 25 best live music venues

Enjoy live rock, classical, jazz, folk, and even country music across the city

The 11 best Boston museums
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The 11 best Boston museums

These fine institutions are well worth the price of admission

The 13 best Boston city tours
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The 13 best Boston city tours

Get to know the city via culinary walks, Fenway Park tours and market treks

The best Boston trolley tours
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The best Boston trolley tours

Give your feet a break; there are plenty of alternatives for a guided tour around the city

Where to see art in Boston

Museum of Fine Arts

Museum of Fine Arts

Since its founding in 1870, the Museum of Fine Arts has dominated Boston’s cultural landscape, continually growing in size and scope. 

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Institute of Contemporary Art

Institute of Contemporary Art

There’s no doubting the ICA building is a work of art in itself.

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Boston’s most charming museum continues to impress.

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Harvard Art Museums
Museums

Harvard Art Museums

There are three buildings that form the Harvard Art Museums, each housing a different collection.

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Deals & Giveaways

Win the ultimate Friendsgiving prize pack at Time Out Market
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Win the ultimate Friendsgiving prize pack at Time Out Market

What’s the best part about Friendsgiving? Besides getting together with friends, it’s letting someone else handle the cooking. Though if it’s your turn to host, showing up to the party with a bottle of wine—your signature Friendsgiving move—won’t cut it. And cook? That’s not a holiday miracle you can foresee happening.  Fortunately, that’s where Time Out Market comes in. The dining-and-cultural destination with locations in Miami, New York and Boston, is giving away the ultimate Friendsgiving prize pack to one lucky person in each city. The winner receives a $600 Time Out Market card to use toward the purchase of food and drinks, a private holiday table to feast with up to five friends and $150 worth of swag for everyone in your group.  Entering is simple: just submit your name and email address in the form below, and that’s it. The contest ends November 20 at 6pm EST, and be sure to share the entry form with friends. The more people you know who sign up, the greater your chances are of escaping Friendsgiving kitchen duties once again.    ENTER NOW        

North End Pizza Tour

North End Pizza Tour

Treat yourself to some of the best pizza in Boston on this walking food tour

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New England Aquarium

New England Aquarium

Discover thousands of marine animals at the New England Aquarium

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Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum

Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum

Step back in time to discover how the Boston Tea Party shaped our nation's history

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The 26 best things to do in Philadelphia
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The 26 best things to do in Philadelphia

Expect new urban development projects, restaurant and bar openings and more

The 25 best things to do in Maui
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The 25 best things to do in Maui

Awesome beaches, hikes, road trips, snorkeling expeditions, sailing adventures and more.

The 20 best things to do in Nashville
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The 20 best things to do in Nashville

We’re talking about the music scene, the hot chicken and, of course, the top bars in the area. 

The 20 best things to do in Fort Lauderdale
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The 20 best things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Expansion and change are on the way, and by the time you finish experiencing all of the following things to do here, we’ll likely be working on the next list.

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