What are your tips for doing New England like a local?

Jonathan Wiggs/ Globe Staff

Many Bostonians spend all year looking forward to summer, nights spent at the Cheers bar, Saturdays walking the Freedom Trail, and time at backyard barbeques consuming baked beans.

Just kidding.

We want talk about what REAL Bostonians do in the summer, not what guidebooks tell tourists to do. Let’s compile a “how to summer like a local” guide.


So imagine that you have out-of-town friends visiting and want to give them the real New England experience. Now tell us what you do.