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  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Duration:  2 hours (approx.)
Enjoy spectacular views of Boston as you dine on an all-you-can-eat lunch buffet aboard a scenic cruise. See an endless stream of city sights, including Bunker Hill and the site of the Boston Tea Party. Enjoy a delicious all-you-can-eat buffet lunch, with an optional upgrade to include lobster! It’s a great way to spend the afternoon and take in all the sights of historic Boston!

Highlights

  • Dine on an all-you-can-eat buffet, while your narrator describes the highlights of your ever-changing views of Boston
  • View the site of the infamous Boston Tea Party
  • See the USS Constitution, the oldest fully commissioned naval vessel in the world
  • Dance or stroll along the deck as the DJ plays a variety of lively music from the 40s through today
  • Upgrade to the lobster lunch buffet (seasonal)

What You Can Expect

Boston Lunch Cruise

Boston Lunch Cruise

After you board your lunch cruise, have a little time to explore the boat as it pulls away from the dock. The lunch buffet will soon begin, and you can take as little or as much as you’d like from the all-you-can-eat buffet! For an extra special lunch, upgrade to the lobster option (seasonal). While you dine, enjoy a narrated look at Boston's breathtaking skyline from the panoramic windows.

After you eat, head to the top deck – the largest outdoor patio deck in town – to catch a breath of fresh air and an amazing view. Or, rock 'til you dock while the DJ plays a variety of music, from line dances to Top 40 hits.

During your cruise, pass by the World Trade Center, the financial hub of Boston. See where the Boston Tea Party took place in 1773, when rebels disguised as Indians dumped tea into the harbor to protest British taxes. Pass by the location of the Boston Massacre, which is now a simple circle of cobblestones that marks the site where five American colonists were killed by British soldiers in 1770. The brutality of this incident helped spark the anti-British rage that ultimately led to the American Revolution.

See the USS Constitution, also known as Old Ironsides, a nickname earned because of her invincibility in battle. Old Ironsides was launched in 1797 and is the oldest, fully commissioned naval vessel in the world. You’ll also see the World War II naval destroyer, the USS Casin Young.

Then see the Tobin Memorial Bridge, erected in 1948-49 and opened to traffic in 1950. It connects the Charlestown section of Boston with Chelsea. Additionally, see Fort Independence and Castle Island. Fort Independence is located at the entrance to Boston Inner Harbor. First settled in 1634, the island features the nation's oldest fully maintained fort.

Itinerary

Lunch Buffet Menu, subject to change.
If lobster option selected, each guest will receive an entire lobster (for Friday and Saturday cruises only June through September) plus the all-you-can-eat buffet.

Salads
Garden Fresh Salad Station: mixed greens, ripe tomatoes and crisp cucumbers, dried cranberries, garbanzo beans, sunflower seeds, shredded cheese, croutons, bacon, served with Balsamic vinaigrette and ranch dressings
Dijon Potato Salad: potatoes, celery and sweet pimentos in a Dijon mayonnaise
Pasta Salad: Italiano pasta tossed with green and red peppers, celery, sweet onion and Italian dressing

Main Courses
Salmon Mediterranean: fresh, wild Alaskan salmon fillet sautéed and drizzled with citrus, white wine and dill, served with a savory chutney
Herb-Marinated Rotisserie Chicken: lightly seasoned chicken, baked with paprika and garlic butter
Apricot-Glazed Pork Tenderloin: jerk-seasoned pork tenderloin, simmered in an apricot glaze
Three-Cheese Pasta Al Forno Pasta: baked with a trio of mild and sharp cheeses, topped with toasted bread crumbs
New England Lobster (if option selected): fresh, whole lobster, steamed to perfection, served at your table with shell-cracking tools and drawn butter

Accompaniments
Garlic Smashed Potatoes: red potatoes mashed with roasted garlic and light cream
Local Harvest Vegetable Medley: seasonal medley of locally sourced steamed vegetables

Desserts
Chocolate Mousse Truffle: silky chocolate mousse, covered in a decadent chocolate ganache, topped with a drizzle of white chocolate Lemoncello Cheesecake: New York-style cheesecake, layers of lemon cake and tart citrus ganache

Drinks (included)
Coffee
Hot tea
Iced tea

Drinks (not included)
Mixed drinks start at $7 for standard brand liquors, $8.25 for premium drinks, $9 for specialty cocktails and $9.75 for frozen drinks
All beer is sold by the bottle, with domestic beers for $5.50 and imported for $5.75
Wine begins at $8 per glass
Soft drinks and juice are available for $2 each

These prices include gratuity and taxes
From USD $ 56.20

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Tour code: 5042_W0008

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