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After learning how to sell and integrate cloud into your business at the Cloud Partners conference, what better way to spend the weekend than by exploring one of our nation’s greatest cities? If you’re staying the weekend following Cloud Partners, you’re in luck. Boston is home to some of the best dining, activities, and sights in the world. What are you waiting for? Here are some of our picks for places to eat, things to do and see while you are in town.

Eat and Explore Boston

Places to eat

A must-visit splurge for anyone seeking a proper introduction to Boston seafood is Island Creek Oyster Bar. It has a pristine farm-fresh raw bar, and it is just a 15 minute walk (less than 2 miles) from the Hynes Convention Center. Due to the popularity, you should try to arrive early, between 12pm and 6pm, or you will have to deal with a long wait from people eager to try this local favorite.

If you’re on a budget, Boston has a wide selection of choices to cater to any palate. If you’re in the mood for great Italian food, try Casa Razdora, located in the financial district, just 3.5 miles away from the convention center. This highly Yelp-reviewed restaurant has the best house-made pasta, pizza, sandwiches, all bundled up in a bustling setting.

If you’re feeling a little adventurous, look no further than Piperi Mediterranean Grill, located in downtown just 3 miles away from the Expo. If you’re looking for an assembly-line style flavorful eatery for customizable Mediterranean plates, this is the place for you.

Things to do

Saturday, September 19, 11am-4pm–Looking to immerse yourself in the culture of Boston? Check out the 16th Annual South Boston Street Festival. With great food, music, and performing arts to take in, you’re bound to have an amazing time. Free Admission.

Address: East Broadway between I and L Streets, 647 Broadway, South Boston, MA 0212

Saturday, September 19, 6pm-close—Want to get a kick out of Boston’s comedy scene? Check out the Comedy Sportz Improv Comedy, where you can enjoy a fast-faced improv comedy session, which they host as a competition. Step out of your comfort zone because ComedySportz asks “willing volunteers” to join the fun. Admission is $10-$15.

Address: Regent Theatre, 7 Medford Street, Arlington, MA 02474

Sunday, Sept 20th, 11am-5pm–Wind down your week at the Cloud Partners Expo and Conference with the Boston Local Food Festival. For one spectacular day each year, the city of Boston is transformed into the nation’s largest local and sustainable food hub. Come enjoy the festival food, lectures, and conferences. Free Admission.

Address: Rose Kennedy Greenway, 185 Kneeland St., Boston, MA 02110

For those extending their stay in Boston, the enablement and training you received at Cloud Partner this week, will be followed by some of the best local fare around.  Hope you enjoy your stay!