Spot a whale on a New England Aquarium Whale Watch (©S. Cheng)
New England Aquarium and Boston Harbor Cruises take you out to marine sanctuary Stellwagen Bank where migrating humpback, finback and minke whales stop and feed. Naturalists narrate the journey aboard a comfortable high-speed catamaran. Departs March 23-Nov. 17, detailed schedule online. Tickets: $18-55, with aquarium admission $18-76.