Boston at Christmas

New York gets all the hype at Christmastime…I mean, sure, it’s awesome, but here’s a shout-out to another great city during the holiday season. Lights, multiple christmas trees and horse-drawn carriages were all just part of the experience!

It's amazing how much a simple red bow can add to the holiday spirit.

It’s amazing how much a simple red bow can add to the holiday spirit.

Pure joy at being in Boston at Christmastime.

Pure joy at being in Boston at Christmastime.

Festive decor could be found all over the city.

Festive decor could be found all over the city.

Quincy Market offered endless dining options and hired a local children's theater to perform the Nutcracker.

Quincy Market offered endless dining options and hired a local children’s theater to perform the Nutcracker.

The giant Christmas tree outside of Quincy Market.

The giant Christmas tree outside of Quincy Market.

The Boston Christmas tree against the city skyline.

The Boston Christmas tree against the city skyline.

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We were too poor to actually ride in the horse-drawn carriage, but at least we got some pictures of it!

We were too poor to actually ride in the horse-drawn carriage, but at least we got some pictures of it!

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A festive Christmas shop outside of the market.

A festive Christmas shop outside of the market.

The boston skyline during the late afternoon.

The boston skyline during the late afternoon.

Entering the North End on a mission for some great Italian food!

Entering the North End on a mission for some great Italian food!

The famous blue and white box!

The famous blue and white box!

A bite of chocolate mousse cannoli from Mike's Pastry.

A bite of chocolate mousse cannoli from Mike’s Pastry.

The tree lights were beautiful throughout the area.

The tree lights were beautiful throughout the area.

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