June flew by, so you might’ve missed some of the events you were planning to attend last month. But with the arrival of July, comes a whole list of things to do in Boston this month, and a list of new hot SPOTs to discover. Pull out your weekly planner, mark your calendars, and set reminders on your phone. Here are a list of things to do in Boston this July:
Stay Afloat: Start your weekend a day earlier every Thursday evening with a cold beer and a trip around the Boston Harbor. Each week, for a low price of $14.95, different breweries will be aboard providing sampling of their best beers. Boarding starts at 5:30 pm and departure leaves promptly at 6 pm. For more information, click here.
Row Your Boat: Did you know that you can actually kayak on the Charles River? Interact with this Boston Landmark another way than just admiring it from afar on the Esplanade! Enjoy the Boston skyline while sitting on the water! There are 4 different rental locations around Boston for kayaks, canoes, and paddleboats and stand-up paddleboards. And because the river has no current, you are able to sit back, relax, and just enjoy the ride. For more information about how to ride down the Charles, click here
Park and Popcorn: Every Sunday evening from July 10 – August 14, watch a movie for free in Christopher Columbus Park. Bring a blanket, snacks, and a few of your closest friends and sit on the west lawn. Movies start at dusk. This summer’s lineup features some die-hard classics, including My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Monsters Inc., and Tootsie. For more information, click here.
Swing Into Summer: Ever wish you could relive your elementary school glory days of laughing on the swings in the park with your friends? Well, now you can. The Lawn on D, located in the Waterfront District, is an outdoor interactive performance space. Its creative infrastructure lends itself to an interactive experience that is hard to find anywhere else. Featuring adult-sized swings, an on-site bar, and food trucks, the Lawn on D is the perfect space to spend a summer afternoon. For more information, click here
Get Artsy: On a rainy day, or even on a sunny one, taking a trip to an art museum is pretty spectacular. With a range of art museums around the city, you’ll never get bored with what Boston’s museum scene has to offer. For contemporary art, take a trip to the ICA , which also offers a wicked awesome view of the Boston Harbor. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum provides a look at an intersection of art and nature. Walking through the MFA could take all day, but who doesn’t like spending a day surrounded by art? If you’re a student, be sure to bring your student ID with you. If your school is a member of the museum, you’ll be able to get in for free!
Go Back In Time: One of things that sets Boston apart from other cities is its rich history. America’s history comes alive in the streets of Boston with the help of guided historical tours, and other historical exhibits. Having fun and learning about your nation’s roots all at the same time? What more could you need? On a sunny day, take trip on the Freedom Trail and learn about the big names, and events, of US history. For more information, click here