**The best way to navigate Boston with young kids, grade-schoolers and teens.**
Where can we enjoy an island clambake just minutes from downtown Boston? Which hotel has an actual four-legged dog concierge? Where are Boston’s most awesome free spray parks? Boston With Kids, a FamilyiTrips app, provides insider tips, off-the-beaten path adventures, and advice for locals and tourists alike.
An app store Hot List pick for 2 weeks. Click here to view the current listing of 4/18/2012.
Following the success of the highly acclaimed DC With Kids –an app store Hot List App– Boston With Kids appears just in time for spring, when the Red Sox start slugging at Fenway and buds blossom in city parks.
Created by award-winning travel journalists and packed with more than 150 family-friendly entries, Boston With Kids puts the best places to be and things to do with kids of all ages right at your fingertips. You’ll learn how to explore the city by moonlight, the best places to stay with pets, and get the inside scoop on Boston’s big celebrations.
Whether you are a Boston parent, an empty nester with visiting grandkids or a vacationer seeing this great New England city for the first or fifth time, Boston With Kids makes it stress-free to explore Beantown.
Features: 150+ entries, hundreds of photos and illustrations.
Among Boston With Kids’ features:
- Top attractions. Learn how to navigate the big attractions before you walk through the door.
- Plan Ahead. These essential tips help guarantee you’ll get to see and do everything on your wish list, from stargazing with experts at the Museum of Science to touring Fenway Park.
By Ages. Your four year-old is whining, your fourth grader is bored and your teenager wants to hole up in your hotel room. Stop the insurrection by zeroing in on activities and attractions labeled Young Kids, Grade Schoolers, and Teens.
- Fun Facts. Kids (and adults) love odd facts. Such tidbits are great for starting conversations with your kids. Did you know Paul Revere’s House was once a cigar factory?
- Play Outdoors. Have fun paddling, biking, walking, riding carousels and Segways, strolling gardens, and chilling out in spray parks.
- Sports. Get the lowdown on Bruins, Patriots, Celtics and Red Sox games, as well as summer sports camps.
- Save Money/Free. The app pinpoints dozens of low-and-no-cost activities and strategies.
- More. Been there, done that? Repeat visitors and locals learn about additional attractions, workshops and experiences.
- Map. Every entry has a listing for the nearest T stop plus an interactive map that connects your location to your destination.
- Eat. Discover where to find the best cannoli, clam chowder, burgers, pizza and food trucks as well as family-friendly restaurants for more leisurely dining.
- Side Trips. Have an extra day? Try an adventure on the Boston Harbor Islands.
- Favorites. Create your own itinerary by listing what you want to see.
Purchase Boston With Kids and upgrades are always free.
About the Author
Nationally-known travel expert Deb Geigis Berry grew up in Stoughton, Mass., about 20 miles south of Boston, and spent many childhood weekends in the city with her sister Priscilla visiting grandparents, riding the Swan Boats in the Public Garden, noshing at Faneuil Hall Marketplace and shark-watching at the New England Aquarium.
A graduate of the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, Deb has served on the editorial staffs of Glamour, Northeast, and FamilyFun and has written adventure stories for Outside, Scouting, Parenting, and Country Living. In 2003, she and husband Bryan drove a 28-foot RV across country – with son Hudson, daughter Cady, and Deb’s parents in tow – to promote her guidebook, FamilyFun Vacation Guide: New England, and others in Disney’s travel series.
Deb has shared her tips for making family time special on The View, Live with Regis & Kelly, Good Morning America, CNN’s American Morning, and the Early Show. She and her family live in Windsor, Conn., with rescue cats Slinky and Maude.
Find out the latest about Boston by following deb@FamilyiTrips.
Release: March 31, 2012
Size: 59.4 MB