Boston Duck Tours are routinely named the No. 1 tour in the city for good reason. These WWII-style amphibious landing vehicles offer quite a ride through Boston’s most historic sites. They’re the best way to check out all the attractions while gaining great insight into their historical significance.
There are two tours available, both of which cover most of the prominent sites of the city. The first, beginning at the Prudential Center and the Museum of Science, passes by the New Old South Church and Beacon Hill before hitting the Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge and diving straight into the Charles River for terrific views of the Boston skyline. Alternatively, you can head out from the New England Aquarium and tour along the Wharf District, before making your way over to the Boston Commons and Public Gardens. From there you’ll make your way through dozens of other sites before reaching Longfellow Bridge and the Boston Public Market.
The ConDUCKtors are highly trained and knowledgeable about all aspects of the city and provide great insight into each place you’ll visit. Each tour lasts approximately 80 minutes and contains more than 30 noteworthy sites in Boston, though traffic conditions and weather might cause a few changes along the way.
Adult tickets for the Boston Duck Tours cost $42 per person and offer additional perks, including a free weekday tour of Harvard and admission to TD Garden & Boston Sports Museum. You can purchase tickets online or over the phone. Check out the tour website for more information.
Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.
The internet is teeming with countless listicles that advise you on what to pack for your next vacation, especially when it comes to products to help you stay safe and healthy while miles away from home. But there are some medical products you might not really need, despite the overflow of suggestions.
While the snow continued to fall at a steady clip, my taxi pulled up outside Hotel Bonaventure Montréal. A quick departure from my cab and a few steps later, I was taken in by the distinctive style of the entrance corridor. A quick elevator ride to the lobby is necessary because Hotel Bonaventure Montréal sits on the final two floors of a 17-story business and professional complex. The hotel is located in the heart of downtown Montréal, and even connects to the city’s underground concourse.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.