"Alex & Emma" -- Though most of the filming was done in Hollywood (shhh), this romantic comedy is set in Boston. (Teens)
"Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events" -- Based on the popular kids' series, this movie has a short scene in Beantown's financial district. (Pre-Teens and Up)
"Fever Pitch" -- Jimmy Fallon proves just how far Red Sox fans will go for love of the game in this comedy starring Drew Barrymore. (Teens)
Baked Beans -- The sweet, all-American side dish is what gives "Beantown" its famous nickname.
Indian Pudding -- Sample history a la mode with this traditional Yankee dessert from Durgin Park, one of Boston's most famous eateries.
Clam Chowder -- It's the rich creaminess (minus tomatoes) that makes it New England Clam Chowder. Bonus for the kids: no vegetables, lots of potatoes!
"Joining the Boston Tea Party" -- Time-traveling twins experience the historic tea-dumping in Boston Harbor and sneak a peek at what life was like in 1773. (Ages 4 to 8)
"Make Way for Ducklings" -- In the Caldecott prizewinner, a protective mother duck leads her fuzzy family through Boston's public gardens, Beacon Hill and along the Charles River to find the ideal home. (Ages 4 to 8)
"M Is for Mayflower: A Massachusetts Alphabet" -- Bright, cheerful illustrations and engaging text take readers on a journey through the Bay State's treasured sites and stories. (Ages 4 to 8)
"Oh Boy, Boston!" -- Kids can follow in the footsteps of the Polk Street gang as they fly kites in Boston Common, walk the Freedom Trail and explore fun-filled Beantown. (Ages 4 to 8)
"Zachary's Ball" -- Sports fans can live the magic of Fenway Park when a boy scores the dream of his lifetime at a Sox game. (Ages 4 to 8)
"The Boston Coffee Party" -- There was a Boston Coffee Party? Who knew? Kids can show off their knowledge of history with this Revolutionary charmer. (Ages 4 to 8)
Swan Boats -- Floating aboard giant-size swans is one of the best ways to see Boston's public gardens. Make your own before you go.
Play Red Sox Monopoly -- Boston is known for its sports fanaticism. Prepare for the Fenway Park tour with a little friendly competition.
Throw a Tea Party -- The Boston Tea Party helped spark the American Revolution. Let kids sip the historic beverage for themselves while starting their own (peaceful) tradition.