Sunday, Douglas & I went on Boston Harbor Cruises Tall Ships Cruise. While the cruise was a bit pricey ($40 each) and at 90 minutes, about 30 minutes too long for Douglas, it was a great way to see the Tall Ships. I’m a bit claustrophobic so anything that keeps me out of crowds gets my vote.
Based on this, and other experiences with Doug, if you are planning a harbor cruise, I’d recommend one that is an hour or less, OR one with a full meal. Kids like the food part 🙂 The trip from Long Wharf to Old Ironsides is a very good length.
After the boat cruise, we checked out the new Northern Fur Seal Exhibit at the New England Aquarium. Pictures here. Doug also enjoyed the talk at the “top of the GOT” (the giant tank that is the centerpiece of the aquarium.)
Then, lunch at Legal Seafoods. For a very special treat, your kids can have a full lobster dinner at about half the price of an adult’s lobster dinner.
(curious about the “My she was yar” reference? It’s from The Philadephia Story with Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant.)
Wonderful pictures of the tall ships, the Boston skyline, some fascinating figureheads, and the new part of the aquarium. Some really beautiful, frame-able shots!