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The Largest Air-Insulated Van de Graaff Generator is Located at the Museum of Science in Boston

Below is a list of the best places I would visit on a trip to this location. My picks fit my personality and interest. Everyone has a different interest so you may not like everything I listed which is fine.  If you like a place, I recommend saving it to Google Maps for a future trip down the road. I made sure to include the address or GPS to make it easier to find.  You can find out more about me in the "About Me" section to see if we share common interests.


Kane's Chocolate Honeydip Donut, Best Donuts in the Boston Area

Kane's Donuts

90 Oliver St, Boston, MA 02110

Sample of the Donut Flavors

Butter Crunch: Cake Style Donut with Honey Glaze and Toasted Coconut

Maine Blueberry: Maine Blueberries and Honey Glaze

Cookies & Cream: Chocolate Cake Style Donut is Topped with Vanilla Frosting and Oreo Chunks

Blueberry Blast: Donut Full of Blueberries and Topped with Blueberry Glaze

Apple Cider: Made with Apple Cider and Ground Cinnamon, and Coated in their Delicious Honey Glaze


Daily 7 am - 2:30 pm

Order Online: Yes

Fe. Highlight: Try the Open-Faced Cherry Pie Donut

Breakfast Sandwich from Mike & Patty's Located in Boston

Mike & Patty's

12 Church St, Boston, MA 02116

Sample Menu of What I Would Order

Baller: Acorn-fed Ibérico de Bellota Bacon, Fried Egg, and Vermont Cheddar Aged 24 months on House-Made English Muffin $10.00

Breakfast Grilled Crack: Fried Egg, 2x Bacon, American, Swiss, Cheddar, and Gruyere on Buttered Sourdough $11.00

Carolina Caviar: Fried Egg, Sausage, and Pimento Cheese on a House-Made English Muffin $8.50

Mission Breakfast Burrito: Vital Farms Pasture-Raised Scrambled Eggs, American, Jack, Cheddar, Golden Hash Brown, Avocado, Roasted Poblano, Pico de Gallo, Salsa Verde, Salsa Roja and Crema on a Supersized Flour Tortilla. $11.50


Daily 7:30 am - 2 pm

Order Online: Yes


Fenway Park


Fenway Park is an iconic baseball stadium and serves as the home of the Boston Red Sox. Established in 1912, it is one of the oldest Major League Baseball (MLB) ballparks still in use. Known for its unique features, including the "Green Monster," a high left field wall, and its classic architecture, Fenway Park is celebrated for its historical significance and intimate atmosphere.

The ballpark has witnessed countless memorable moments in baseball history, including numerous Red Sox victories and championships. Fenway Park's rich traditions, such as the playing of "Sweet Caroline" during games, contribute to its status as a beloved symbol of Boston and a must-visit destination for baseball fans. The park's enduring charm and historic character make it a cherished landmark in the world of sports and entertainment.

Tour Info

Full Price Ticket: $25.00

Kids Ticket (12-)$17.00

Fenway Park, One of the Most Iconic Baseball Stadiums in the United States Located in Boston

4 Jersey St, Boston, MA 02215

Tour Schedule (Winter)

10 am - 5 pm

New England Aquarium


The New England Aquarium is a prominent marine science and conservation institution. Established in 1969, the aquarium is situated on the city's waterfront and is known for its commitment to marine education, research, and wildlife conservation.

The New England Aquarium features a variety of exhibits showcasing marine life from different ecosystems, including the Giant Ocean Tank, home to a diverse range of sea creatures. The aquarium also houses penguins, sea turtles, and other fascinating marine species. Visitors can engage in interactive experiences, watch animal presentations, and explore the IMAX theater for a deeper understanding of ocean ecosystems.

With its emphasis on public education and marine conservation, the New England Aquarium plays a crucial role in raising awareness about ocean life and promoting sustainable practices. It remains a popular destination for families, students, and marine enthusiasts, offering a captivating and educational experience for visitors of all ages.

Average Admission Cost

Adult: $34.00

Child: $25.00

Senior: $32.00

New England Aquarium Located in Boston

1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA 02110


Mon to Fri 9 am - 5 pm

Sat & Sun 9 am - 6 pm

Must See Exhibit: Giant Ocean Tank ~ The four-story Giant Ocean Tank features a coral reef and hundreds of Caribbean reef animals, including eels, barracuda, sea turtles, cownose rays, and hundreds of colorful reef fish.

Museum of Science


The Museum of Science is a dynamic and interactive science museum that has been captivating visitors since its founding in 1830. Situated along the Charles River, the museum aims to inspire curiosity and foster a love for science and technology.

Featuring a wide range of exhibits, the Museum of Science covers diverse topics, including physics, biology, astronomy, and engineering. Notable exhibits include the Charles Hayden Planetarium, the Theater of Electricity with its iconic Van de Graaff generator, and the engaging interactive displays in the Hall of Human Life.

The museum is renowned for its commitment to science education, offering engaging programs, live demonstrations, and hands-on activities. It serves as a hub for exploration and discovery, making complex scientific concepts accessible and enjoyable for visitors of all ages. The Museum of Science remains a popular destination for families, students, and science enthusiasts, fostering a deeper understanding and appreciation for the wonders of the natural world.

Exhibit Hall Admission Cost

Adult: $29

Child (3-11): $24

Senior (60+): $25

The Largest Air-Insulated Van de Graaff Generator is Located at the Museum of Science in Boston

Museum Of Science Driveway, Boston, MA 02114


Daily 9 am - 5 pm

Must See: Triceratops Cliff - One of only four nearly complete Triceratops on public display anywhere in the world.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


The Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) is one of the most prominent art institutions in the United States. Established in 1870, the MFA houses an extensive and diverse collection of artworks spanning various cultures, periods, and styles.

The museum's vast collection includes paintings, sculptures, decorative arts, textiles, and artifacts from different regions of the world. Notable highlights include works by renowned artists such as Monet, Van Gogh, and Rembrandt. The MFA is also home to a variety of special exhibitions and galleries that showcase both classical and contemporary art.

With a commitment to education and cultural enrichment, the MFA offers educational programs, lectures, and community events. Its expansive campus includes various wings and galleries, providing a comprehensive and immersive experience for art enthusiasts and visitors. The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, stands as a cultural landmark, contributing to the city's vibrant arts scene and serving as a source of inspiration for art lovers from around the globe.


Adults: $27

Youth (7-17): $10

One of the Finest Collection of Ancient Greek and Roman Art is Located at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115


Monday 10 am - 5 pm

Tuesday Closed

Wednesday 10 am - 5 pm

Thu & Fri 10 am - 10 pm

Sat & Sun 10 am - 5 pm

Must See: Gallery 252 ~ MFA boasts one of the largest collections of the celebrated Impressionist painter Claude Monet’s work outside France.


Regina Pizzeria the Best Pizza Place in Boston

Regina Pizzeria

11 1/2 Thacher St, Boston, MA 02113


Mon to Wed 11 am - 9 pm

Thu to Sat 11 am - 10 pm

Sunday 11 am - 9 pm

Order Online: Yes

Sample Menu of What I Would Order

Pepperoni Pizza:  Regina Dough, Original Regina Pizza Sauce and Mozzarella. Finished with Sliced Pepperoni Full of Flavor with a Balance of Sweet, Savory and Spice 10” $15.25 16” $21.50

St. Anthony's (white pizza): Regina’s Sausage, Roasted Onions and Peppers, Sausage Links, Parmesan and Mozzarella Cheese, Fresh Basil and Garlic Sauce 10” $16.50 16” $26.00

Meatball Pomodoro Fresco: Marinated Tomatoes, Regina’s Meatballs, Mozzarella, Pecorino Romano, and Parmesan, Regina’s Garlic Sauce and Fresh Basil 10” $16.25 16” $25.50

Meatlovers: Hearty Pizza made with Pepperoni, Ground Sausage and Canadian Bacon with our Original Regina Pizza Sauce and Aged Mozzarella 10” $16.25 16” $25.50

The Jumbo Lobster Roll at Yankee Lobster Company in Boston

Yankee Lobster Co

300 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210

Sample Menu of What I Would Order

Clam Strips (starter):  $15.99

Hot Buttered Lobster Roll

Yankee Fish Sandwich: with Bacon, Cheese, Coleslaw, Onion, and Tomato $17.99

Lobster Mac & Cheese:  $25.99

Beer Battered Fish & Chips:  $21.99


Mon to Thu 11 am - 8 pm

Fri & Sat 11 am - 8:30 pm

Sunday 11 am - 7 pm

Order Online: Yes

Chocolate Truffle Birthday Cake from Honeycomb Creamery in Cambridge

Honeycomb Creamery

1702 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

Sample of the Ice Cream Flavors

Banana Bread & Fudge (seasonal):  Roasted Banana Ice Cream Layered with Chunks of Homemade Banana Bread and Hot Fudge Ribbons.

Horchata: Cinnamon and Vanilla Ice Cream made with Homemade Brown Rice Milk and Coconut Cream.

Milk Chocolate Stracciatella: Milk Chocolate Ice Cream Studded with Flecks of Dark Chocolate

Blonde Chocolate Cheesecake (seasonal): Caramelized White Chocolate Ice Cream Swirled with Homemade Graham Cracker Crust and Cream Cheese Frosting


Sun to Thu Noon - 10 pm

Fri & Sat Noon - 11 pm

Order Online: No

Feb. Highlight: Try the Strawberry Rose Gâteau ~ Strawberry Ice Cream lightly infused with Rose Water and studded with Cubes of Buttercream-Filled Gâteau

Places to Stay

FYI: The hotel prices are estimated and will most likely fluctuate since I looked them up on their website.  I will keep them updated the best I can every three months.  I look for the cheapest available room, usually a queen bed. I typically look at book rates two months in advance and in the middle of the month to get average rates. Reminder: It is an ESTIMATE

The Colonnade Hotel

  • Located within Walking Distance of the Boston Public Library, Trinity Church, and Boston Common

  • From their Website: "Centrally located and exquisitely appointed in the iconic Back Bay neighborhood, The Colonnade Hotel in Boston MA is the contemporary luxury Boston hotel of choice for the modern traveler."

  • Food/Drinks Options: Lucie drink + dine (modern global), Luke's Lobster (nearby), and The Salty Pig (nearby)

  • Who is this for: Downtown Explorers, Park Stroller, Sunday Morning Saint, & Bookworm

The Room View at the Colonnade Boston, One of the Top Hotels in the Area

120 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116

Estimated Cost for Weekend Night (without tax/fee)

King in April 24' - $399.00

The Liberty

  • Located within Walking Distance of the Museum of Science, TD Garden, and Boston Common

  • From their Website: "The Liberty Hotel is an imaginative transformation of the storied Charles Street Jail, a national historic landmark and architectural gem built in 1851. Beacon Hill is one of Boston's most charming neighborhoods; its architecture is reflective of old colonial Boston, consisting of brick row houses, decorative ironwork, brick sidewalks and gas lamps"

  • Food/Drinks Options: CLINK (seasonal New England dishes), Scampo (Italian), and J.P. Licks (nearby ice cream)

  • Who is this for: Science Nerds, Sports Junkies, People Who Love to See Old Buildings, & Morning Walkers

The Main Area of the Liberty Hotel, a Luxury Hotel in Boston

215 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114

Estimated Cost for Weekend Night (without tax/fee)

King in April 24' - $497.00

21 and up fun

Wee Kiwi American Pale Ale from Trillium Brewing Company in the Boston Area

Trillium Brewing Company

50 Thomson Pl, Boston, MA 02210


Permutation 10.16: Smoked Lager | 5.2% ABV

Daily Serving ~ Raspberry & Passionfruit: Fruited Berliner Weisse | 4.0% ABV

Launch: Pale Ale | 5.7% ABV

BA Chocolate Covered Peanut Brittle: Barrel Aged Imperial Stout | 15.7% ABV

Mass Ave: Double IPA | 8.2% ABV


Mon to Sat Noon - 11 pm

Sunday: Noon - 10 pm

Feb. Highlight: try Secret Stairs, a Boston Stout

Food Menu: Yes

Harpoon Brewery Located in the Boston Area

Harpoon Brewery

306 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210


Juicer Hazy IPA: Hazy IPA | 7.2% ABV

Boston Irish Stout: Dry Irish Stout | 4.3% ABV

Sticky Bun Stout: Pastry Stout | 7.5% ABV

Dunkin' Pumpkin: Spiced Latte Ale | 5.2% ABV

Rec. League: Lo-Cal Hazy IPA | 4.0% ABV


Sun to Tue Noon - 8 pm

Wednesday Noon - 8:30 pm

Thursday Noon - 9 pm

Fri & Sat Noon - 10 pm

Food Menu: Pizza

 Again these are just few of my picks that fit my personality and interest. If you feel that I left one-off that may interest me or other people, message me on Facebook about the location.  I value a person's opinion and never just discard the information.  Always looking forward to learning about new places to add to my Google Map. ~ Shawn

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