There are a plethora of things to do in Boston, MA for people from all walks of life, but if you are looking for a day packed with romance, you may need to do a little bit of planning. Whether you are looking for a romantic spot for celebrating a special event or are aiming to simply impress your significant other, Boston offers several hand-holding opportunities for couples seeking a romantic touch.
A ride on Boston's authentic gondolas recreates the splendor and romantic atmosphere of Venice. Sip on your favorite champagne or wine in the company of your loved one while being serenaded by musicians. With the Boston skyline as a background, Gondola di Venezia has been nominated by The Boston Choice Awards as the Best Place in Boston to propose. Arrangements can be made for an original ''message in the bottle'' proposal. Gondola rides take place on the Charles River in Boston, Massachusetts. Gondola di Venezia Arlington St. at Beacon St. The Esplanade Boston, MA 02114 617-876-2800 bostongondolas.com
Enjoy a three hour adventure touring historic lighthouses in the company of your significant other. You will start the tour by embarking on a comfy vessel through the Boston Harbor Islands. You will then disembark at Little Brewster Island, climb 76 stairs (and two ladders) and visit the oldest lighthouse in the United States, the 'Boston Light. Once up, enjoy the breathtaking views and lunch if you wish. Boston Light Tour Courthouse Dock Northern Ave next to Barking Crab Boston, MA 02110 617-223-8666 bostonislands.com
Dine at the Top of the Hub
With Boston's skyline offering spectacular views, the Top of the Hub restaurant creates the ideal setting for a romantic dinner. Soaring 52 floors high, this restaurant has won several awards for both its food and ambiance. Executive Chef Mark J. Porcaro's dishes have made this landmark a favorite restaurant among locals and tourists alike. Spend the evening dancing with your loved one or taking in the city's best live jazz. Top of the Hub 800 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02199 617- 536-1775 topofthehub.net
The Onyx hotel offers couples a specially arranged date night for your Boston weekend getaway. If you need to rekindle the fire with a touch of romance, the date night package includes a one night stay in a deluxe accommodation along with a complimentary bottle of Champagne and flower petals. Couples also get to enjoy a hosted evening wine hour and the complimentary use of off-site fitness facilities. Onyx Hotel 155 Portland Street Boston, MA 02114 617- 557-9955 onyxhotel.com
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