Unique Thanksgiving Ideas Around Boston
If you are looking to spend this Thanksgiving in the land where the pilgrims first settled, Boston Massachusetts is the perfect place to visit. There are a number of holiday shows, attractions, sites, and of course food to enjoy. When it comes to rich traditions and family connections, Boston is the place to be for Thanksgiving this year.
Boston Discovery Thanksgiving Tips
The Boston Discovery Guide offers advice and helpful pointers about all things Boston. For this Thanksgiving holiday, they have compiled a list of activities that people can participate in when visiting the area including the site of the very first Thanksgiving.
Historic Thanks: A visit to Plymouth, a short distance from Boston, will take you back in time to the landing of the Pilgrims in 1620. This adventure includes a tour of the reproduction of the ship the Mayflower. You will explore Plimouth Plantation where actors dress in periodic clothing from the 17th century and carry out the actions of a day in the life of these early settlers. This re-enactment also involves representatives from the Wampanoag Nation of Native Americans who helped the first settlers to survive. The tours that are available for this visit include transportation, pick-up, and admission.
High Culture: Another exciting thing to do while in Boston for Thanksgiving is to explore the concerts and theaters that are having performances on this weekend. There are a number of great theaters to visit such as the Wilbur Theatre, Boston Opera House, and the Cutler Majestic Theatre. They will be hosting performances from such artists as the Blind Boys of Alabama. There will be live performances in the theater such as “The Trip to Bountiful”. The esteemed Boston Ballet will be performing their rendition of “The Nutcracker.” Entertainment seekers will be able to experience such performances as Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band at the TD Garden and the Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse.
Turkey and Jazz: For a truly unique look at Boston, the views from the 52nd floor of the Prudential Center where the Top of the Hub Restaurant is located, is necessary visit. They will be serving a traditional Thanksgiving meal along with their famous casual menu. If you not only love to eat but enjoy some jazz with your meal, you may want to stick around for the one-of-a-kind performances that you will experience here. This restaurant opens it’s doors to a long list of legendary jazz performers for your entertainment. If this were not enough, take the short trip up two floors to the Prudential Skywalk Observatory to get a true “birds eye view” of this great and memorable city.
Taste on the Town: For a true taste of the foods of Boston during the Thanksgiving season, it is essential that you visit one of the prestigious restaurants that are serving special Thanksgiving meals. OpenTable.com offers their picks for a delicious Thanksgiving meal when you are in Boston. This includes a visit to the Abby Park for contemporary American cuisine and a lavish Thanksgiving line-up. For a Thanksgiving buffet, the choices are incredible. There are a great number of restaurants that are serving a traditional menu in a buffet style of service.
Regardless of whether you choose Classic American, Italian, Japanese, Brazilian, Mediterranean, or French, Boston definitely has you and your family covered this Thanksgiving for food, fun, sites, and entertainment.