15 Ways to Seize the Day in Boston



How can you make the most of your life in Boston?

Eventbrite recently did a study of the “Most Carpe Diem Cities in America”—the cities where people “seize the day” and grab hold of new adventures.

Life is about the experiences you have, and the people you share them with. So, we put together a list of 15 great ways to Carpe Diem in Boston —pick one, and plan your next adventure now!

1. Go for a morning jog along the Charles River Esplanade.


2. Dine alfresco and soak up the sun on one of Newbury Street’s outdoor patios.


3. Spend a lazy Sunday browsing SoWa Open Market.


Photo credit: “SoWa Open Market, South End, Boston” by Carla Gates is licensed under CC BY 2.0

4. Get into an epic snowball fight on the Boston Common.


5. Pack a picnic and people watch at the Boston Public Garden.


6. Stroll the Freedom Trail.


7. Savor a lobster roll at Neptune Oyster.


Photo credit: “Lobster Roll from Neptune Oyster in Boston’s North End” by Arnold Gatilao is licensed under CC BY 2.0


8. Hop on a Hubway and explore a new Boston neighborhood.


Photo credit: “Hubway in Boston” by bwats2 is licensed under CC BY 2.0


9. Grab dim sum in Boston’s Chinatown, the oldest in the U.S.


10. Pack your hiking shoes, catch a ferry, and breathe in the fresh air on one of Boston’s Harbor Islands.


11. Treat yourself to a sticky bun from Flour Bakery.


Photo credit: Keller and Keller


12. Challenge someone to a game of Bocce in Langone Park.


13. Visit the Boston Marathon finish line and reflect on the strength of our city (and its runners!).


Photo credit: Marcio Jose Bastos Silva / Shutterstock.com


14. Beer, Fenway Frank, Red Sox. Enough said.


15. Get lost in the stacks at the Boston Public Library.


Photo credit: Marcio Jose Bastos Silva / Shutterstock.com

Tell us how you love to “carpe diem” in Boston at @BriteBoston.


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