Spring is the perfect time to visit Boston—with the gardens in full bloom and the sun shining, what better time to enjoy the city? Whether you live around Boston year-round or just visit for the weekend, there are plenty of different things to do and places to visit. Keep reading below for some ideas on how to spend a sunny spring day right here in Boston.

Outdoor Activities for a Warm Day in Boston 

On your trip to Boston, if you are lucky with some nice weather, there are plenty of great outdoor options for a great day in the city. Before the weather gets too hot, now is the perfect time to walk the city—from Fenway to the Back Bay to the Seaport. Here are some more fun ideas: 

  • Boston Common: Enjoy the fresh air and stroll through the Boston Commons, a historic park in the city’s heart. It is a great place to relax and enjoy a picnic in the sun—get takeout from Greco on Milk St. and enjoy lunch in the park! 
  • Charles River: The Charles River winds through the city, with various parks and things to do along the way. You can take a kayak or paddle boat and ride down the river or walk along the path starting in Allston and ending downtown. 
  • Boston Public Garden: The Boston Public Garden is at its most beautiful in the springtime, with the trees and flowers in full bloom. Don’t miss out on the oldest gardens in the city, and consider taking a swan boat tour with a loved one.

Dive Into the Culture of Boston

With incredible history, art, and music, Boston is a great place to learn more about American history and view incredible art worldwide. One of the best ways to visit Boston is by walking the Freedom Trail—a 2.5-mile path running through the city and passing through 16 landmarks. Other popular sites include: 

  • The Museum of Fine Arts: The MFA, located next to the Back Bay of Boston, is a renowned museum with different options for everyone—contemporary art, jewels, marble sculptures, and more. 
  • Faneuil Hall Marketplace: While walking the Freedom Trail, stop at Faneuil Hall Marketplace and enjoy the shops and restaurants in this beautiful plaza in downtown Boston. 
  • Paul Revere House: Born and raised in the North End, the Paul Revere House is a trendy place to visit in Boston. Despite many renovations over the last few centuries, most of the original architecture remains. 

The Best Foods in Boston, MA 

After spending the day walking around the city and visiting landmarks, you’ll be hungry and tired. Greco Truly Greek has locations throughout the city and can find you wherever you are. Whether in the Back Bay, Downtown, TD Garden, or the Seaport, visit us at one of our many locations. We offer Greek gyros, plates and pitas, souvlaki, salads, and more. Greco is the place to visit if you want a quick, on-the-go, yet delicious meal. 

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