Boston's Best Romantic Activities That Are Sure to Impress

Boston is a hot bed of romance anytime of year. Simple pleasures and extravagant adventures await hose looking to do a little hand holding in public or something more in private. A great date awaits at every price point allowing you to shower the one you love with affection or a lavish experience.

10best has compiled a list that takes into account that romance comes in many forms. Whether you and yours are art enthusiasts, active outdoorsy types, playful, passionate about music or nature lovers, or spa seekers you'll find a romantic attraction you'll love on 10best.

Order tickets in advance and treat the one you love to a show at the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Wang Theater or Sculler's Jazz Club. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the perfectly manicured gardens of the Boston Public Garden where you can act like kids and hop on the Swan boats or enjoy a picnic on the lawn. Take in the latest exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts where the regular collection is just as enviable as what is currently on display. Hike the Blue Hills and take in a great view. Skate or wade at the Frog Pond where the city that surrounds will mesmerize you. Book a couples retreat at the Mandarin Spa. Take a cruise around Boston Harbor on the upscale Odyssey or even bowl a few strings at Sacco's Bowl Haven.

Whatever you do just be sure to have that one important person by your side.



Impress the one you love on the lanes at Sacco's Bowl Haven in Somerville. The ideal in a casual date, Sacco's allows you to let loose and have fun together. A Candlepin alley, Sacco's small balls put a twist on the typical day on the lanes....  Read More

Odyssey Cruises
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Viewing the Boston skyline from the outer, upper decks of the Odyssey while slowly setting sail around the Harbor erases all worry. Fellow cruisers are dressed to impress as the Odyssey dress code inspires you to don only your best attire. The...  Read More



Minutes outside of downtown Boston, is the Blue Hills Reservation. Here nature enthusiasts can hike, bike, ski, swim, and even enjoy a zoo experience at the Trailside Museum. Spanning over 7,000 acres along Boston's closest suburbs, this is a...  Read More



Boston's Wang Theater not only puts on Broadway quality plays, but does so in a stylish setting. This Boston landmark has been entertaining Bostonians since 1925. The Wang, originally called, the Metropolitan Theater, is rivaled by few other...  Read More

Boston Public Garden


Take a leisurely stroll through the oldest botanical garden in the United States and get a feel for Boston's charm and grace. 1877 marks the start of the Garden's fame for the Swan Boats that float along the pond when the weather warms; a...  Read More



Hidden inside the Doubletree Guest Suites on the edge of the Charles River in Allston, you'll find one of the most respected Jazz Clubs in Boston. Hosting many big names as well as up and coming talent, Sculler's has a reputation for being one...  Read More



The Boston Common Frog Pond is a four season beauty in the heart of the Common. A wading pool in the summer and ice rink in the winter, the Frog Pond allows outdoor activity in the middle of Boston. Skate around with someone special or teach...  Read More

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


The MFA is one of the largest museums around. An entire day could be spent admiring the works, both ancient and modern, that live within these walls. Along with many amazing (and famous) paintings, the MFA offers visitors the chance to enjoy...  Read More

Mandarin Spa
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Enter a world where relaxation is all you'll know. Feel every worry vanish as you indulge the needs of your inner and outer self at the Mandarin Spa. A truly zen retreat, Mandarin Spa is perched within the Mandarin Oriental. Enjoy a single spa...  Read More

Boston Symphony Orchestra
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The Boston Symphony Orchestra is one of the most respected orchestras in the world and Housed in one of the best designed (acoustically) music halls in the world, Boston Symphony Hall. Playing host to a variety of concerts throughout the year,...  Read More


Meet Jessica Polizzotti

Born and raised in Boston, Jessica knows her city like the back of her hand.  Always looking to uncover something new, Jessica keeps up on the latest and greatest Boston offerings. 

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