After a long winter, it would be nice to spend a day outdoors with the one you love, but being romantic in the city can be difficult - and expensive. Looking to romance your honey without hurting your wallet? Look no further. Plan the perfect spring date for FREE.
Here are Metro’s five free outdoor date ideas for Boston:
1) Faneuil Hall
Located near the waterfront of Government Center, Faneuil Hall serves as an open marketplace to shop and dine. Browse the beautiful historic location while watching incredible street performers and check for monthly free events being held at Faneuil Hall via Faneuilhallmarketplace.com.
2) SoWa Open Market
SoWa Market is home to arts and crafts vendors from all backgrounds, dozens of food trucks for any appetite, a hip vintage market, and fresh farmer’s market. The market is open from 10AM-4PM daily and is perfect for spending just a little to get a whole lot of quality time.
3) Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway
Explore the mile-long linear urban park that connects Faneuil Hall and the Financial District with Boston Harbor. You will find unique fountains, specialized lighting structures, and spacious lawn areas surrounded by plantings, perfect for a picnic.
4) Blue Hills
Get active and outdoors with your significant other as you hike the Blue Hills trails. Blue Hills provides over ten trails to fit the outdoor experience you’re looking for. Find a waterfall on Slide Notch Path or get the greatest view of Boston from the Great Blue path. All paths grant a serene backdrop for couples to connect on their journey. You can view these trails and their starting paths at friendsofthebluehills.org.
5) The Charles River
Stroll, bike, or rollerblade with your date along he 17-mile long park along the Charles River. The river sets up a romantic backdrop beside the gorgeous path. Watch sailboats and the sunset as you spend an unforgettable day with that special someone.