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Networking Excursions

 

Networking Excursions—one of INTA’s most successful networking programs—will once again be offered exclusively to registrants. Don’t miss your chance to network with other registrants during some of this year’s unique excursions. 

Sign up with a colleague or go on your own to network with fellow registrants while exploring the city of Boston and experiencing sights, sounds and tastes unique to the city. Take a brewery tour, jump on a Duck Boat, learn more about the rich history of the city and so much more is being offered in this program. 

You can register for Networking Excursions after you register for the meeting by logging on to the Registrant Portal. Networking excursions are exclusive to registrants only. Be sure to secure your spot in the excursions early, as space is limited.


Day and time               Excursions
 
Price w/ Tax in USD
Saturday, May 18
9:00 AM
1:00 PM 
Boston Duck and Fenway Tour 

The Duck and ConDUCKtor will pick your group up at the BCEC. Guests will cruise by the places that make Boston the birthplace of freedom and a city of firsts from the golden-domed State House to Bunker Hill and the Boston Garden; Boston Common and Copley Square to the Big Dig; Government Center to fashionable Newbury Street; Quincy Market to the Prudential Tower; and more. And just when you think you’ve “quacked” it all . . . the Duck splashes into the Charles River for a breathtaking view of the Boston and Cambridge skyline. At the conclusion of the Duck Tour, the group will disembark at Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox. Though generations have come and gone, Fenway Park remains much like it was opening day on April 20, 1912. The park resounds with the echoes of baseball history’s greats, for here is where the Babe pitched, The Kid hit, Yaz dazzled, and Big Papi thrilled young fans. Soak up the rich history and hear the echoes of the past. When available, fans may also have the opportunity to walk along the warning track and come face-to-face with the fabled Green Monster.
$136.00 
Saturday, May 18
9:00 AM
–3:00 PM
Boston Revealed with Lunch at a Local Eatery

Referred to as the “Athens of America” and known universally for its role in the shaping of America, Boston represents a colonial cornucopia of sites, sounds and historical significance in its contributions to our nation. Your group will travel through Copley Square and the Back Bay, home of the Boston Public Library and Trinity Church. Atop Beacon Hill, disembark for a stroll with an enchanting view of the Boston Common and Public Garden, offering a verdant and graceful respite from the pace of the city. Guests will be guided past Kings Chapel and the Old Granary Burying Grounds, the final resting place for several original Patriots. Pass by the Old South Meeting House, where planning for the Tea Party “coup” took place, and the Old State House where the Declaration of Independence was recited to Boston residents. Guests will continue to roam the streets and head to the heartbeat of the Italian community, the North End. Your group will enjoy lunch at a local eatery before returning to the BCEC.
$143.00
Saturday, May 18
10:00 AM
–1:30 PM 
La Dolce Vita - North End Market Tour

A docent-guided tour will provide guests with insight on the infamous “Little Italy” of Boston, the North End. This borough attracts visitors and Bostonians alike with its intimate and familial setting. One of the oldest neighborhoods in America, the North End is made up of quaint and narrow cobblestone streets. As your group ambles along, stops are made at various shops which may include: a pastry shop, a confection store, a coffee/spice store, a green grocer, a salumeria (deli) and a liquor store. Your guide will divulge secrets on how to spot authentic ingredients, where to buy them and how to prepare them.
$119.00
Saturday, May 18
1:00 PM–5:00 PM 
Footsteps of JFK

Your group will head to Harvard University in Cambridge, one of the greatest academic and research facilities in the world. Walk the steps that JFK did as he attended the university his freshman through senior years. Tour the campus and see where JFK thought the JFK Library & Museum was to be located, and is instead the JFK School of Government. Depart Harvard for Columbia Point where the magnificent design by I.M. Pei houses the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum. Participants will celebrate former President Kennedy’s life, leadership and legacy. Follow him on his 1960 democratic campaign trail, and into the White House corridors, where he and Jacqueline Bouvier brought grace, charm and inspirational new vision to the American People. Often referred to as the “American Royal Family”, the Kennedy’s reign alluded to days gone by and the historic romance of Camelot. Of all the presidents and first ladies, John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy are one of the most studied and written about “first couples” of the 20th Century. Presidential papers and film documents detailing the political rise to power of JFK are available, along with collections of still photographs documenting the President’s life and death.
      
$67.00
Saturday, May 18
6:00 PM–9:00 PM
Roll Up Your Sleeves Lobster Clambake

Lobsterbake, Clambake, Downeast Feast … this tradition is one of the most authentic and quintessential culinary experiences of Boston. Featuring fresh lobster and shellfish, seasonal vegetables, and savory sauces in a steaming combination, Summer Shack will make your mouth water at its mere mention.  Summer Shack’s menu consists of an award-winning recipe of New England Clam Chowder, sautéed steamers, classic New England lobster, and grilled fish from the local waters that each and every one of your guests will be sure to love!
$155.00
Saturday, May 18
7:10 PM–10:00 PM

Just the Ticket - Red Sox Game

Tonight, we have just the ticket for a Grand Slam Night with America's favorite pastime - Baseball (in America's favorite ballpark). Locals who are in the know will be dying for one of your seats, as this ballpark sells out every season in less than a day.  A Game Night at Fenway Park with Best Seats Available and vouchers to sample the one and only Fenway Frank!
$169.00


Day and time             Excursions
 
Price w/ tax in USD
Sunday, May 19
8:00 AM–9:00 AM
Healthy Start - Zumba

Move to a new beat and party workout with Zumba fitness. The Latin inspired dance-fitness classes are exhilarating, energetic, and enjoyable. A little challenging but relaxed, Zumba will bring out any hidden moves you may have with the International Latin music.
$48.00 
Sunday, May 19
8:30 AM12:30 PM
Boston Revealed; Half Day

Referred to as the “Athens of America” and known universally for its role in the shaping of America, Boston represents a colonial cornucopia of sites, sounds and historical significance in its contributions to our nation. Your group will travel through Copley Square and the Back Bay, home of the Boston Public Library and Trinity Church. Atop Beacon Hill, disembark for a stroll with an enchanting view of the Boston Common and Public Garden, offering a verdant and graceful respite from the pace of the city. Guests will be guided past Kings Chapel and the Old Granary Burying Grounds, the final resting place for several original Patriots. Pass by the Old South Meeting House, where planning for the Tea Party “coup” took place, and the Old State House where the Declaration of Independence was recited to Boston residents. Guests will continue to roam the streets and head to the heartbeat of the Italian community, the North End.
$48.00
Sunday, May 19
9:00 AM–1:00 PM 
Bewitching Salem; Half Day

Salem and Witches are two words synonymous with New England, where witchcraft hysteria defined this seaside mecca's place in history even today. Heading north to Salem reveals that much more went into the formation of this picturesque enclave. Upon arrival, the group will head to "The House of Seven Gables," the inspiration of Nathaniel Hawthorne's great classic. Winding past the Hawthorne Hotel and Pickering Wharf, the macabre of the "witchery" draws the group into a fascinating glimpse of the 17th century mob hysteria. After the highlights of maritime history of the Salem Wharves, visit the Peabody Essex Museum and connect the maritime trade in Salem to the birth of the nation. Included in the Peabody Essex Museum is a guided tour as well as admission to the Yin Yu Tang; the Huang family ancestral home. 
$92.00
Sunday, May 19
9:15 AM–1:30 PM

Call of the Whales

Relax and enjoy a 3-hour whale watch cruise on a high-speed catamaran. The cruise will visit the east coast’s most famous whale watching destination, Stellwagen Bank. Here, guests are able to view a variety of whales including the humpback, finback and minke while the whales frolic in their natural habitat. The whale watch is narrated by a naturalist from the noted Whale Center of New England and includes a narration of the Boston Harbor Islands.
$100.00 
Sunday, May 19
10:30 AM–2:30 PM 

On the Trail through Cambridge

Head to Harvard Square, where your guide will accompany you through the historical back roads of Cambridge. Take a walk down Tory Row past George Washington's former home, the Old Blacksmith's Shop, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow former home. Your guests will then enjoy an hour long Charles River sightseeing cruise where they will enjoy views of Beacon Hill, Esplanade Park, the Back Bay, Boston University, MIT, Harvard, and countless sailboats and rowers. Next up, a stroll to the Harvard University campus, one of the greatest academic and research facilities in the world. The group will be lead through Civil War Memorial Hall, Sander's Theater, as well as various other points of interest before returning back to the BCEC.
$83.00
Sunday, May 19
12:00 PM–3:00 PM 

Boston Tall Ship Adventure

Set sail in Boston Harbor aboard the 125-foot Tall Ship Schooner Liberty Clipper or the 67-foot Tall Ship Schooner Liberty Star. On your Boston sail, you'll see the sights in Boston Harbor while sailing on a tall ship. The crew will invite you to help hoist the sails and even take a turn at the helm. Come aboard to relive the days of Boston's Tall Ships. Take the wheel, set the sails, or just sit back and enjoy the sights and beauty of Boston.
$119.00


Day and time             Excursions
 
Price in USD

Monday, May 20
8:00 AM–9:00 AM

Healthy Start - Yoga

Yoga is an ancient Indian practice composed of health, happiness and a greater sense of Self. The body and mind are linked throughout the exercises to create in general, a higher consciousness. A full experience of stretching, breathing and meditating will be included with a high-end yoga expert from the region who will instruct your group.
$48.00
 
Monday, May 20
9:00 AM–5:00 PM

Bewitching Seaports; Salem and Marblehead

Salem and Witches are two words synonymous with New England, where witchcraft hysteria defined this seaside mecca’s place in history and even today. Heading north to Salem reveals that much more went into the formation of this picturesque enclave. Upon arrival, the group will head to “The House of Seven Gables,” the inspiration for Nathaniel Hawthorne’s great classic. Winding past the Hawthorne Hotel and Pickering Wharf, the macabre of the “witchery” draws the group into a fascinating glimpse of 17th century mob hysteria. Lunch will be taken at a local restaurant. After the highlights of maritime history of the Salem Wharves, visit the Peabody Essex Museum and connect the maritime trade in Salem to the birth of the nation. Included in the Peabody Essex Museum is a guided tour as well as admission to the Yin Yu Tang; the Huang family ancestral home.  Travel on to Marblehead with breathtaking views of one of the nation’s most protected and picturesque coves in the world. Home to a sleek fleet of prestigious yacht clubs, Marblehead is a charming town still dependent on its own fishing industry. Pending time, embark down the streets of Old Town.
$168.00
 
Monday, May 20
9:15 AM–1:30 PM


Call of the Whales

Relax and enjoy a 3-hour whale watch cruise on a high-speed catamaran. The cruise will visit the east coast’s most famous whale watching destination, Stellwagen Bank. Here, guests are able to view a variety of whales including the humpback, finback and minke while the whales frolic in their natural habitat. The whale watch is narrated by a naturalist from the noted Whale Center of New England and includes a narration of the Boston Harbor Islands.

$100.00
 
Monday, May 20
1:00 PM–4:30 PM


La Dolce Vita – North End Market Tour 

A docent-guided tour will provide guests with insight on the infamous “Little Italy” of Boston, the North End. This borough attracts visitors and Bostonians alike with its intimate and familial setting. One of the oldest neighborhoods in America, the North End is made up of quaint and narrow cobblestone streets. As an option, a tour group could start or end with a private wine-paired lunch in one of the private rooms at the famous North End restaurant, Mamma Maria’s. As your group ambles along, stops are made at various shops which may include: a pastry shop, a confection store, a coffee/spice store, a green grocer, a salumeria (deli) and a liquor store. Your guide will divulge secrets on how to spot authentic ingredients, where to buy them and how to prepare them. 
$119.00 
 
Monday, May 20
1:00 PM–5:00 PM


Boston Duck and Fenway Tour

Guests will cruise by the places that make Boston the birthplace of freedom and a city of firsts from the golden-domed State House to Bunker Hill and the Boston Garden; Boston Common and Copley Square to the Big Dig; Government Center to fashionable Newbury Street; Quincy Market to the Prudential Tower; and more. And just when you think you’ve “quacked” it all . . . the Duck splashes into the Charles River for a breathtaking view of the Boston and Cambridge skyline. At the conclusion of the Duck Tour, the group will disembark at Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox. Though generations have come and gone, Fenway Park remains much like it was opening day on April 20, 1912. The park resounds with the echoes of baseball history’s greats, for here is where the Babe pitched, The Kid hit, Yaz dazzled, and Big Papi thrilled young fans. Soak up the rich history and hear the echoes of the past. When available, fans may also have the opportunity to walk along the warning track and come face-to-face with the fabled Green Monster.
$136.00
 
Monday, May 20
1:00 PM–5:00 PM


Boston in the Big Lights: Movie Tour 

Today, your guests will travel to the most popular movie filming locations in Boston. Learn the significance behind numerous locations and how they pertain to Boston’s history, film, cinema and more! Guests will travel to the historic North End (“Little Italy”), Boston’s oldest neighborhood, where The Town, starring Ben Affleck was filmed. Forge on to “Southie,” Charlestown, and other Boston neighborhoods. Find out where Black Mass, The Departed, Ted, Fever Pitch, Boondock Saints, Good Will Hunting, American Hustle, Ghost Busters and more films were filmed! The ideal location for film crews looking to capture the energy and color of the Boston neighborhoods’ atmosphere, guests will be immersed in the city landmarks and see how they pertain to these movie masterpieces!
$83.00 


Day and time             Excursions
 
Price in USD

Tuesday, May 21
8:00 AM–9:00 AM 
Healthy Start - Tai Chi

Balance your Yin and Yang life force with Tai Chi, exercises focused on levels of awareness. These exercises are composed of gentle physical movements, breathing techniques, mental and spiritual meaning, and meditation. A high-end expert from the region will be instructing this group exercise. Tai Chi originated from martial art exercises focused on levels of awareness.
$48.00

Tuesday, May 21
9:00 AM–1:00 PM

The Ultimate Lobster Experience

Get up close and personal on this 90 minute tour of Boston Harbor, where you work side by side with a local lobsterman and captain of the local harbor! During the tour, "Cap" will haul 2 Lobster traps and all the legal-sized lobsters we catch are yours to keep. Bring your camera to take panoramic pictures of the Beautiful Boston Skyline, the site of the Boston Tea Party and the Old North Church.
$307.00
 
Tuesday, May 21
10:00 AM–2:00 PM


Boston Duck and Fenway Tour -- Young Practitioners Special Event


This event is open to all, but has been handpicked by the Young Practitioners Committee as a great event for all young practitioners to meet and network with others at the same stage of their career. Guests will cruise by the places that make Boston the birthplace of freedom and a city of firsts from the golden-domed State House to Bunker Hill and the Boston Garden; Boston Common and Copley Square to the Big Dig; Government Center to fashionable Newbury Street; Quincy Market to the Prudential Tower; and more. And just when you think you’ve “quacked” it all . . . the Duck splashes into the Charles River for a breathtaking view of the Boston and Cambridge skyline. At the conclusion of the Duck Tour, the group will disembark at Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox. Though generations have come and gone, Fenway Park remains much like it was opening day on April 20, 1912. The park resounds with the echoes of baseball history’s greats, for here is where the Babe pitched, The Kid hit, Yaz dazzled, and Big Papi thrilled young fans. Soak up the rich history and hear the echoes of the past. When available, fans may also have the opportunity to walk along the warning track and come face-to-face with the fabled Green Monster.
$136.00 

Tuesday, May 21
12:30 PM–5:00 PM

La Dolce Vita – North End Market Tour

A docent-guided tour will provide guests with insight on the infamous “Little Italy” of Boston, the North End. This borough attracts visitors and Bostonians alike with its intimate and familial setting. One of the oldest neighborhoods in America, the North End is made up of quaint and narrow cobblestone streets.  As your group ambles along, stops are made at various shops which may include: a pastry shop, a confection store, a coffee/spice store, a green grocer, a salumeria (deli) and a liquor store. Your guide will divulge secrets on how to spot authentic ingredients, where to buy them and how to prepare them.  

$119.00 
 
Tuesday, May 21
12:30 PM–5:00 PM


On the Trail Through Cambridge 

Head to Harvard Square, where your guide will accompany you through the historical back roads of Cambridge. Take a walk down Tory Row past George Washington's former home, the Old Blacksmith's Shop, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow former home. Your guests will then enjoy an hour long Charles River sightseeing cruise where they will enjoy views of Beacon Hill, Esplanade Park, the Back Bay, Boston University, MIT, Harvard, and countless sailboats and rowers. Next up, your guide will take you on a stroll to the Harvard University campus, one of the greatest academic and research facilities in the world. The group will be lead through Civil War Memorial Hall, Sander's Theater, as well as various other points of interest before returning back to your hotel.
$83.00 
 
Tuesday, May 21
1:00 PM–4:00 PM


Boston Tall Ship Adventure 

Set sail in Boston Harbor aboard the 125-foot Tall Ship Schooner Liberty Clipper or the 67-foot Tall Ship Schooner Liberty Star. On your Boston sail, you'll see the sights in Boston Harbor while sailing on a tall ship. The crew will invite you to help hoist the sails and even take a turn at the helm. Come aboard to relive the days of Boston's Tall Ships. Take the wheel, set the sails, or just sit back and enjoy the sights and beauty of Boston.
$119.00 
 
Tuesday, May 21
1:00 PM–5:00 PM


Boston Revealed; Half Day 

Referred to as the “Athens of America” and known universally for its role in the shaping of America, Boston represents a colonial cornucopia of sites, sounds and historical significance in its contributions to our nation. Your group will travel through Copley Square and the Back Bay, home of the Boston Public Library and Trinity Church. Atop Beacon Hill, disembark for a stroll with an enchanting view of the Boston Common and Public Garden, offering a verdant and graceful respite from the pace of the city. Guests will be guided past Kings Chapel and the Old Granary Burying Grounds, the final resting place for several original Patriots. Pass by the Old South Meeting House, where planning for the Tea Party “coup” took place, and the Old State House where the Declaration of Independence was recited to Boston residents. Guests will continue to roam the streets and head to the heartbeat of the Italian community, the North End.
$48.00 

Day and time             Excursions
 
Price in USD

Wednesday, May 22
7:00 AM–5:00 PM 
Gloucester: Fishing History and Call of the Whales

The group will travel north to Gloucester, inspiration for the film and novel The Perfect Storm. They will begin their visit at the famous bronze statue of the Gloucester Fisherman, still overlooking the ocean in memory of the more than 10,000 fishermen who have been lost at sea. Arriving on the waterfront, guests will board a vessel for an up close view of the dances of whales. On board, guests will be accompanied by an accomplished naturalist who explains the personalities and peculiarities of the giant mammals. Not for the faint of heart, but certainly a special treat for those hearty souls who enjoy a little sea spray and the unique opportunity to "bond" with these gentle giants. Upon the return of the vessel, guests will enjoy a seafood lunch at one of the many local eateries.
$157.00
 
Wednesday, May 22
8:00 AM–9:00 AM 


Healthy Start – Zumba 

Move to a new beat and party workout with Zumba fitness. The Latin inspired dance-fitness classes are exhilarating, energetic, and enjoyable. A little challenging but relaxed, Zumba will bring out any hidden moves you may have with the International Latin music. Fitness parties can be fun too!
$48.00 
 
Wednesday, May 22
8:00 AM–5:00 PM 


Elegance and Charm of Newport with Lunch 

Rising early to head south, travel along the coast to the beguiling town of Newport, Rhode Island. Discover this legendary seaside resort and summer playground for this country’s first millionaires and home of America’s first castles. Travel along the shoreline via the spectacular “10 mile drive”, admiring regal mansions against the backdrop of the magnificent Atlantic. Guests may revel in the luxury of the Vanderbilt’s “summer cottage” - the Breakers – a sprawling mansion with 70 rooms illustrating the Vanderbilt’s role in the Gilded Age. A second mansion will be either Rosecliff or Marble House. Lunch will be held at a local restaurant. If time allows, the group will have the opportunity to shop at many of the boutiques and niche shop fronts located in the area.
$165.00 
 
Wednesday, May 22
1:00 PM–4:00 PM 


Boston Brewery and Historic Pubs Tour - - Young Practitioners Special Event

This event is open to all, but has been handpicked by the Young Practitioners Committee as a great event for all young practitioners to meet and network with others at the same stage of their career. The City of Boston has a strong and interesting history of famous beers that are brewed right in the heart of the Hub. This exclusive Boston Brewery tour takes guests by motor coach to three local breweries for a tour and tasting at each location. Learn the brewing process; touch, see, and smell hops; and sample some fine beers at the end of your tour. Possible tour locations include visits to Harpoon Brewery, Samuel Adams, Cambridge Brewing Company, Idle Hands Craft Ales, Mystic Brewery, Night Shift Brewing, Blue Hills Brewery, Watch City Brewing Company, and The Meadhall. Guests will tour each selected brewery and sample over 15 styles of beer. Soak up the ambiance and exquisite flavors of each brew during your stops at three Boston hot spots. Don’t miss out on this exclusive, private experience of a lifetime! 
$241.00 
Wednesday, May 22
1:00 PM–4:30 PM 

Beacon Hill Homes and Walking Tour 

Atop Beacon Hill, guests will enjoy an overview of the State House, the 54th Regiment Memorial and views of the Back Bay, The Boston Public Common and Public Garden. Strolling down the Hill to the corner of Charles and Beacon Street, the group will be met by a host for tours of two to three private homes in the heart of Beacon Hill. As your participants amble the cobblestone streets, they will enjoy a behind-the-scene’s look at the Yankee region’s most favored neighborhood. The Hill provides a picturesque history through the various brownstones, famous residential addresses and time-owned anecdotes about the lives of the residents both past and present. Inside each home, your host will outline the original detail as well as the current design, including the complexities of owning a private historic home and bringing it to modern day standards within the parameters of the historical society.
$100.00 
Excursion Policies

All tours are provided by nxtevent, Inc. (INTA’s official DMC) and you must register for tours on their website. The link can be found on the Registrant Portal. If a tour does not meet the minimum participant number, it may be canceled and you will be emailed a notification by the organizer nxtevent. 

All cancellations or requests for refunds must be received in writing prior to end of business (5:00 pm EST) on Friday, April 19, 2019. Email requests to nxtevent at INTAExcursions@nxtevent.com. Individuals who sign up for a tour and cancel before the cancellation date will be assessed a $20.00 cancellation fee per tour.

All tours will be departing from the BCEC. Tours will depart whether rain or shine. 

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