Boston in Late November

BusyChild04

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So I booked a trip along with my girlfriend to Boston during my Thanksgiving break. I'll be there Friday-Monday (depart Tuesday). I'll be booked all day Sunday since I'll be headed to go see the Broncos - Patriots game. But all the other days we have nothing planned. Anybody got any suggestions on restaurants, bars/pubs, festivals or anything that's a must see or visit?
 
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I hear the abortion clinics are wonderful at this time of the year.
 

doomvulture

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Go bar hopping in Dorchester, should be a good time.
 

NuttyJim

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Boston Beer Works
Sam Adams Brewery Tour
 

NuttyJim

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Also check out Fenway or go to see a Bruins game.

McGreeveys is a bar owned by the singer of Dropkick Murphy's just outside of Fenway.
 
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If you have never been to Boston one amazing thing about it is it is a walking city...You can walk from one side to the other in like 30 min...November might be a tad chilly...or unseasonably warm...The old saying is "Welcome to New England...you don't like the weather? Wait a minute"

There are tons of things to do depending on your level of desire to move about vs. sit down and what kind of curiosity you have have...

If you are interested in historical info I would suggest the freedom trail
http://www.cityofboston.gov/freedomtrail/

map
http://www.thefreedomtrail.org/maps/pdfs/boston-nps-map.pdf

It's very cool and can teach you a ton of stuff that happened way before all that Alamo crap...

Also on foot check out Faneuil Hall Marketplace it's a big indoor/outdoor mall kind of place with lots of interesting foods and stores

http://www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com/

Unfortunately all the harbor island tour boats shut down in October...if you are ever here in a civil month try the Harbor cruise to Georges island or a whale watch.

For some fun seafood dining the Barking Crab is usually ok...I've never had a bad dinner there but sometimes people get picky...it is touristy but it's not the $$ of the legal seafoods experience...
Yelp can help you with seafood.
http://www.yelp.com/search?cflt=sea...A:Boston::[North_End,South_Boston,Waterfront]


The North End will destroy your waistline you with Italian masterpieces. There are so many amazing nook and cranny restaurants in there.. and bakeries as well...

For a real Italian dinning experience try Saraceno's...It has all these different rooms downstairs...and is a 4 and 5 star review on most of the foodie sites...I at there for a work dinner with 20+ people...the food was amazing as was the wine...I think the bill was over $3,000...I wasn't paying :)
http://www.yelp.com/biz/saraceno-boston

Mike's Pastry is always getting picked as the best italian dessert shop...
300 Hanover Street
Boston, MA 02113

Again, on foot you can check out Old Ironsides, The tea party museum....etc

For as much as people shit on boston...I love it!
 

BusyChild04

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We'll probably catch a bruins game while we're there too.

My parents went last fall and said we can't miss little Italy.

I went there 3 years ago for a Packers-Pats game. But I feel like I didn't take full advantage of the city. Not to mention it was in mid December so getting around in our car was tough with the snow. I absolutely love the city. I just want to see a lot more of it this time around which is why I ask.

We went to the Union Oyster House and really liked it. But then somebody told me later that it's too touristy. I want to avoid touristy all I can when it comes to food. Especially seafood and "authentic" restaurants.
 
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Do a walking tour of Dorchester wearing a Yankees hat...

...and I will ask my chick when she gets home.
 

BusyChild04

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Got into boston last night. Had a semi late dinner at the Union. Headed to the bruins game today. Not sure where to go eat after. Also, any good breakfast places?
 
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A lot of good ones in Roxbury... and Lynn. And later you could do a tour of Revere where ole Whitey buried/burned bodies...