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Create Your Own Boston, New England Discount Attractions Pass

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Visiting Boston (photo by Eric H.)

Visiting Boston (photo by Eric H.)

When visiting Boston, do you sometimes wonder how you’re going to afford all those wonderful city travel attractions when it’s a struggle just to pay for just one?

Go to one museum and it can cost more than $50 for a family of four. Things aren’t just the way they used to be when it comes to admission charges, are they?

Call it New England ingenuity, but a local company has found a solution that can help you, the tourist, afford visiting many Boston travel attractions.

Boston-based SmartDestinations has come up with the Go Select Boston travel attractions ticket. This just-in-time-for-summer travel pass allows Boston travelers

to select only the Boston attractions they want to visit. The attractions go far beyond Boston, however, extending into other popular New England travel and vacation destinations like Salem, Marblehead, the New Hampshire Seacoast and Cape Cod.

SmartDestinations then bundles it all these great attractions into a printable ticket for one low price –with savings over gate prices guaranteed (up to 48 percent off!). Often waiting lines can be skipped and you can print your own pass or even download it to to your smartphone!

The featured package includes the New England Aquarium, Museum of Science, Skywalk Observatory, Museum of Fine Arts and Harvard Museum of Natural History. The options extend well beyond those five major Boston attractions, however. Here are the other Boston attractions available, at this writing…

Boston Duck (full and abbreviated) Tour
USS Constitution Tour
Boston Harbor Segway Tour
Plimoth Plantation/Mayflower
Freedom Trail Walking Tour
Boston’s Tall Ship
Six Flags New England
Architecture Tour
Paul Revere House
Old South Meeting House
JFK Library and Museum
Day Tour Marblehead and Salem
MIT Museum
Mary Baker Eddy Library
Institute of Contemporary Art
Boston Move Mile Walking Tour
Bikes at Night Tour
Tour de Boston Bike Tour
Day Tour -Outlet Shopping
Boston Hop-On-Off Trolley
New England Aquarium Whale Watch
Sunset Cruise
Boston Bike Rental
Fenway Park Tour
Daily Brunch or Lunch Cruise
Harvard Walking Tour
Charles Riverboat Cruise
Franklin Park Zoo
Boston’s Children’s Museum
Old State House
Salem Witch Museum
Day Tour – Cape Cod
Day Tour – New Hampshire Seacoast
Isabella Gardner Museum
Boston Movie and TV Sites Tour
Peabody Essex Museum
Boston City View Bike Tour
North End Pizza Walking Tour
Day Tour – Fall Foliage
The Kennedy Tour

This is clearly a no-brainer when seeing Boston attractions. It’s like taking the “greatest hits” of Boston travel attractions — and then offering them to travelers as a packaged discount. If you do purchase this Boston travel attractions pass, please feel free to write us and share your experiences! Happy Boston travels with your Go Select Boston ticket!

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