Bunker Hill Monument
Like a kid in a candy store... except for he's an adult on the USS Constitution, ha ha!
Exploring more of the Freedom Trail
Finally got to meet Jen!
Had to throw in a photo of the 1 bedroom apartment we stayed in! It was so fun feeling like we actually lived in Boston for a few days!
Not the best picture of us... but that's okay because THE GREEN MONSTER!
Oh Boston, how we love you so!! Our last day in the city was exhausting but perfect in every way! We saved the Freedom Trail for the last day, which was a little crazy after walking 33+ miles the past two days, but we were excited to spend a little more time diving into Boston's history. We started at Bunker Hill Monument. Eric told me we could walk up the stairs of that tall, skinny building to the top and when we found out it was 294 steps... I scoffed at it and told Eric I could do that no problem! Not one to turn down a challenge, Eric said "Fine! We're doing it!" 10 steps up and we were already regretting our decision, ha ha! We made it to the top... eventually! We were passed by two little boys, they were probably 5 years old! Did I mention it was the hottest, most humid day of our trip? Great way to start our day... by the time we made it to the bottom we were pouring sweat and our legs could barely hold us up! Then we managed to walk 15 more miles that day... #stupid.
We spent a bit of time exploring the USS Constitution and learning more about that amazing ship. My FIL served in the Navy and that holds a proud, soft spot in Eric's heart and he loves learning about anything to do with the Navy whether it be past, present or future! We kind of skipped the North End of the Freedom Trail since that's where we stayed and we explored each day! But we hit up Mikes Pastry for a third time as we passed through ;)
We met up with Jen at Fanueil Hall... the perks of blogging! Friends wherever we go! Jen and I have been friends almost since the beginning of my blogging days! It was such a treat to finally meet and explore a little bit of the city with her!
Eric and I headed back to our place for a little bit to rest and gear up for the big game that night! (I mentioned in previous posts, we stayed in a 1 bedroom apartment, pictured above, in Little Italy. We LOVED the location!) After resting we went to Fenway Park to soak up the pregame fun, take pictures next to the green monster and watched the Red Sox play the Yankees!! We planned our whole trip around this game and had been looking forward to it for sometime! We need the energy would be incredible, and we were right! It was a million times funner than Wednesdays game (not that the first one wasn't fun, but this was fantastic!!) The Red Sox won and we really couldn't have asked for a better ending to the perfect vacation!