These Boston Hot Spots Reinvented your Favorite Childhood Activities!

Remember the good ol’ days when you looked forward to bowling with your family on a Friday night? Or how about the nerves you got before going into your first date at the movies on a sunny Saturday afternoon? Maybe for you, mid-day mini golf and highly competitive go-karting during Sundays in the summer is what you miss most.

Feel old yet? Well, rest assured, these childhood classics have definitely GROWN with you. Check out how these Boston hot spots upgraded America’s favorite past times and visit these places ASAP!

It’s a Strike!

Lucky Strike

145 Ipswich St, Boston, MA

This bowling alley, if you can even call it that, is a beautiful merge of vintage and trendy. The voguish interior is accompanied by 16 lanes, lounge and bar, and seemingly endless pool tables.

Wanting to dance the night away? No worries, Lucky Strike has a regular house DJ to help you do just that. Sorry kids, no cosmic bowling for you, Lucky Strike has a 21 + policy at night.


Catch a Flick!

Showcase SuperLux

55 Boylston St, Chestnut Hill, MA

Here’s the elevated movie experience you’ve been searching for! Kickback with this modern cinema’s crazy comfortable reclining chairs and foot rest, yeah we said it, FOOT REST.

But wait, it gets better! Enjoy in-seat dining and never miss the on-screen action with SuperLux’s call button service. The in-seat dining menu provides a variety of mouthwatering foods: from unique appetizers, signature salads, and evemyour favorite sandwiches and burgers.

21 + viewers may also enjoy SuperLux’s world class drink menu.

source: BizBash

3,2,1 Go!

F1 Boston

290 Wood Rd, Braintree, MA

Reignite that childhood need for speed at F1 Boston’s indoor go-kart center! F1 features two exhilarating tracks, a delectable café and bar, and an outdoor patio perfect for a sunny day. Feel like a real NASCAR racer in the suit and helmet of your choice.

A little friendly competition never hurt anyone, have fun racing against your friends for the top spot! Maybe racing’s not for you? That’s okay, enjoy a nice lunch and a drink with a view from above the track.

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DDR Takeover!

Round One

2 Galleria Mall Drive, Suite 4 Taunton, MA

Too old for Chuck-E-Cheese, but can’t get enough air hockey? Well, you’re in luck! Round One arcade caters to every adult’s inner child! With bowling, karaoke, billiards, darts, ping pong, and endless games, Round One is arguably the holy grail of arcades!

As if this place couldn’t get any better, Round One also features a full bar and a tasty food menu! Keep in mind the arcade turns 18 and over after 10 pm then 21 and over after Midnight!

source: The San Jose Blog

Run for Cover!

Boston Paintball

120 Pond Street on Rt 126 Ashland, MA

Playing paintball in your back woods as a kid may have been fun, but have you ever played paintball in an entire Apocalypse city? Yeah, we didn’t think so.

Boston Paintball’s unique course provides the ultimate paintball experience for you and your friends! Too cold outside? That’s okay, Boston Paintball also offers a classic indoor course that’s open year round, so the fun never ends!


For those nights where you just want to curl up under a blanket with your family, eating popcorn and binge watching- why not check out these top rated TV shows set in Boston? We’ve managed to list all of them down here!

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