Boston’s Best: Fenway Park Tour

I love being a tourist in my own city. It seems so cheesy but it’s such a great reminder of why I love where I’m from and why I’ll always call Boston my home. A few weekends ago John’s sister and her boyfriend came up from NJ for a visit. John suggested a tour of Fenway Park and they were totally on board. I had never been (which is crazy) and was so excited! The experience was a must do. It was super fun, informative, and really interesting.

Fenway Park opened in 1912 (Happy 100th birthday Fenway!) and is the oldest baseball stadium still in use. Pretty impressive.

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Another awesome fact? Fenway Park was just added (on March 7, 2012) to the National Register of Historic Places. Finally!

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Our tour guide was fantastic – incredibly knowledgeable, a wealth of information, and funny too.

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To the Green Monster! We’d never been up here so it was really exciting. One thing I never knew was that Fenway doesn’t offer season tickets for Monster seats – they let everyone have a chance to purchase tickets to sit there. Really cool.

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I really enjoyed the view from the Monster seats.

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It was the off season, obviously, so the field was being worked on. Maybe in my next life I’ll work at Fenway hosing off the field. No really, I would love that.

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John and Gina enjoying the view from the press box:

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All in all the tour was fantastic. We walked all over the stadium and saw Fenway from every angle. I learned so many new things about this historic place that’s been in my life forever and only 5.5 miles from my house. I loved every second of the tour and would highly recommend it to residents and tourists alike. Even if you aren’t a huge sports fan you can still appreciate Boston’s passion for the sport, all of the baseball history, and the austerity of the venue.

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About Domestocrat

I'm a lady who enjoys photography, football, cooking, long drives with the windows down, This American Life, kettlecorn, hot yoga, pop punk, my nephews, my cat Reggie, and my home: Boston.
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