We want you to enjoy your visit to Boston! So in addition to working hard on our XUG program, we’ve collaborated on this list of some of our favorite things to do in and around the city. New this year: Our favourite places to eat, drink, and enjoy ice cream!

► Interested in culture & the arts? CheckPhoto: garden at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum out

Interested in science & nature? Check outPhoto: the island in the lake at the Boston Public Garden

► Interested in local color? Check outPhoto: The Massachusetts State House

► Interested in sports? Check outPhoto: Fenway Park at night, with field lights on

► Looking for places to eat? Check out

► We take our ice cream seriously in Boston, so of course it needs its own category: