Best season to travel to Boston

Lobster

During lobster season seafood is particularly succulent

Lobster in Boston 2019 - Best Time
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Lobsters used to be a dish for the poor soldiers and sailors and was on the menu for prisoners. But when Rockefellers started serving it at their parties, it became legendary. Now Boston lobsters are a highly praised seafood specialty popular among locals and tourists alike.

Lobster in Boston - Best Season 2019

Lobsters are harvested year-round, mostly in Maine and New Hampshire. However, the main fishing season runs between late June and late December when the lobsters are active. Lobsters are also caught in the winter and early spring, but in smaller numbers. It is advisable to order during the high seasin. In Boston, this falls between mid-​May and mid-November.

Best time for Lobster in Boston 2019