Boston Tall Ships Returned to Boston in July
Photos by Nancy Santry
Boat tours visit the Boston Harbor Islands and the distant beaches of Provincetown
Boston Ships: Cruise, Shuttle, and Entertainment
Other activities take place on the water and on the many islands in Boston's historic harbor. Boston's harbor shuttle boats make trips to the islands, Civil War era forts and Boston Light, the oldest manned lighthouse the country. the arena and the North End's famous Italian neighborhood. From the Aquarium docks, boats also make whale watching trips and on Sunday evening, salsa boat cruises
Odyssey.com event packages $39 per person and up
A commuter boat out of Boston serves the fishing port of Gloucester where a new terminal receives cruise ships that sail along the new England and Canadian coastline. Seaborn Pride
Water Taxis from the dock near the Sonesta Hotel and a shuttle out of the Rose Wharf hotel serve Logan airport
www.renaissanceboston.com new hotel open December 2007
Harpoon Brewery 306 Northern Ave. near the Seaport Trade Center and the Fish Pier offers complimentary tastings
Schedule: Tues,Wed, Thurs. 4:00 pm
Fri. 2:00 PM & 4:00 PM
Sat. 12 noon and 2:00PM. www.harpoonbrewery.com 1-888-harpoon
Railroad Interest: the Downeaster runs trains to the Maine coast www.massbayrre.org/downeaster.htm
Bus service Boston to Cape Cod www.p-b.com Boston Water Taxi www.citywatertaxi.com
Fungwha bus: $15. to New York City
Rockland Maine Lobster Festival First Week IN August Rockland Maine annual event
Boston Cruise Ships
www.cheapcaribbean.com (Inter Island Tours) offers $633. per person, 5-night, September trips to Aruba, Cancun, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic with air fare out of Boston included.
Tour and dinner boats take passengers around the harbor
Boston Public Garden Swan Boats
Walk Way Maps, Walking Tours Around Boston Harbor
Cruise Ships Base in Boston for trips to Bermuda
The ships raced at various point on their trip from Spain, They stopped for extended visits at 6 ports including Tenerife in the Canary Islands, Bermuda, Charleston, South Carolina, Boston, Halifax, Nova Scotia, and then they sailed to Belfast. Ireland.
See list of Participating Tall Ships at the end of this page
Sagres-Portugal sailed to Boston, Halifax, and Belfast
The Tall Ship Sagres of Portugal sails for Halifax, and then Belfast
Picton Castle from Cooks Island
US Coast Guard Ship Eagle
Nancy A. Santry has worked for a large newspaper, a cable television station and currently working at a major supermarket chain. Photographing first as a hobby and now in her own small business, Nancy's photographs have won many art show honors and have been published in Tourism brochures.
Nancy concentrates on photographing New England scenes but also loves traveling and photographing in Europe.
Nancy’s web site is
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Boston Tall Ships Returned to Boston in July 2009. Nancy Santry made photos of the tall ships during the week of the fireworks and concert on the Charles River.
Boston Transportation, Getting to Boston:
Air service reaches Boston's Logan Airport (BOS) from other major hubs and cities.
Rental cars are available at the airport through rental car shuttle buses that pick up at arrivals.
From the airport boat shuttles reach the City of Boston at several places. Transit service and taxis reach the city after a short drive.
Passenger Boat service leaves daily from Boston to the tip of Cape Cod (May -September) at Provincetown. Bikes can go aboard.
Shop on The web for transportation and design your own itineraries and connections. .
While shopping for air travel on the web will take a little patience and perseverance, the savings can be significant.
Adequate connection times will be important to keep in mind as will Security procedures. Also important to your anxiety reduction is getting an assigned seat well before your flight. Book your hotel ahead of your trip and avoid trying to shop for a hotel while you arejet-lagged. Shop Hotels Here for photos, Maps, reviews, and Room Rates
You can Save on Air Travel by parking your car for free at airport hotels in 60 US cities and hundreds of others worldwide. These hotels are not always located within the airport but they all offer shuttles to the airport
After one night stay in the airport hotels you can park for up to two weeks free.
The early shuttle (24 hour in some cases) from the hotel to the airline terminal will allow you to book an early flight and save money on the airfare.
Two weeks of free parking offsets the cost of the hotel room and you do not need to arrange for a limo to and from the airport.
Most Hotels in this program offer two weeks parking with one night stay some offer three and include parking for cruise passengers.
Hotel Reservations, One Night Stay with Free Two Week Airport Parking, ParkSleepFly.
Boston Area Whale Watch
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