- Category: Top Picks
A Tasty Tour of Massachusetts Culinary Traditions
Visitors to Massachusetts looking for a tourist opportunity that is a little different than the usual visiting art museums and historic destinations, can try experiencing some culinary tourism. Most people experience some of the culinary treats of a region when the decide to try the local restaurants and more. However for some excellent culinary tourism, visitors can spend time visiting local wineries, microbreweries, farms and much more. Massachusetts offers visitors some amazing culinary tourism options.
Cranberry Bog TourMassachusetts is known for its cranberries. The unique geological forces that created the conditions of the land in Massachusetts created the perfect conditions for growing cranberries. Today cranberries are the biggest crop industry in Massachusetts, and visitors can find different farms that provide tours of their cranberry bogs. Visitors can learn all about the growing and harvesting of cranberries, which is a fascinating process. Taking a farm tour of a cranberry bog is a great way to learn about this important piece of Massachusetts agriculture.
Seafood & Lobster
Boston and the coastal areas of Massachusetts have long rich tradition of fishing and lobstering. You experience really great seafood in public markets, roadside stands, straight off the dock or in upscale or casual restaurants. There is nothing better than fresh seafood striaght off the boat and the cold Atlantic coastal waters deliver amazingly tasty lobster and swordfish.
Boston's Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Here you will find over 40 pushcart eateries and 17 restaurants. Aside from the world class food, you can also find great shopping. This is a great palce to soak up the sights and sounds of Boston with street performers and special events and festivals throughout the year.