Recent events got the family thinking about this country’s origins? A trip to Boston is one way to revisit America’s rich history. Around every corner you and your young ones will find a place that has played a significant role in America’s past. But don’t worry, even if your kids don’t know the difference between a raincoat and a redcoat, this city also offers plenty of other things to see, do and eat. Click through for our Boston hot spots!

Take a Sweet Break in Boston’s North End

If you plan on walking along the Freedom Trail to take in Paul Revere’s House, then you will find yourself in Boston’s North End. Here Italian food and pastries are a must-have. Consider sitting for a spell at Modern Pastry or Mike's Pastry, two shop that go head-to-head in cannoli competition. (Either way, you can't go wrong.)

Modern Pastry
257 Hanover St.

Mike’s Pastry
300 Hanover St.

photo: Gregg W. via Yelp 

What are your favorite things to do with little ones in Boston? Tell us in the comments below.

— Natalia Dotto

Unless otherwise noted: photos by Natalia Dotto Photography

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