Boston's Best Attractions and Activities
Boston is home to historically significant sites, marvelous museums and unique outdoor adventures. Enjoy your stay by sampling a little bit of all the things that come together to create today's Boston. The easiest way to see as many attractions as possible is to walk. Boston's Freedom Trail makes it difficult to ever really get lost; sooner or later you are sure to intersect Boston's famous red line. Grab a map at the Boston Common before you set off on your exploration, and see where the trail leads. Walking a bit more than you had in mind, parking is rarely a problem, as public lots are located... Read more »
Local Expert Tip: "Tickets can be hard to come by, seek them out well in advance."
- Type: Active, Attractions, Beaches, Family Friendly, Great Views, Outdoor Activities - Summer
- Neighborhood: South Boston
Local Expert Tip: "Free and open year round, Castle Island gets crowded during summer months, and parking get difficult."
Local Expert Tip: "Lilac Sunday is a spring treat. If you happen to be in town around this time be sure to stop by to view the lilacs in full bloom of their all too short season."
Local Expert Tip: "Year round fun awaits at the boston Common. Stop by the Frog Pond for seasonal activities."
Local Expert Tip: "Take your time while strolling through and stop to enjoy the awesome street performers."
Local Expert Tip: "The Aquarium is small and gets crowded. tHe first hour they are open allows the easiest access."
Local Expert Tip: "Patriot Place has great shopping, dining and drinking and offers many fun family friendly events (many are free). Check the website to see what's going on before you plan your visit."
Local Expert Tip: "Buy tickets in advance for the Planetarium or Omni Theater; at times shows do sell out."
Local Expert Tip: "Gorgeous year-round, but best when everything is in full-bloom."
Local Expert Tip: "The perfect way to explore the city at your own pace. See most sights while walking the red line."