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Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area
Type: Active, Attractions, Beaches, Day Trips, Historic Sites, Outdoor Activities, Outdoor Activities - Summer, Parks, Sightseeing, Water
- Best for Historic Sites Because: The history of the Boston Harbor Islands includes Civil War ties, George's Island's Fort Warren is a National Historic Landmark.
- Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: Explore the Boston Harbor Islands with your kids; a short boat ride lets you can hike, take part in water-sports, fish, and camp.
- Best for Tours and Excursions Because: A Visit to the Boston Harbor Islands is an exciting look at the uses these islands played in Boston's past.
- Best for Outdoor Activities Because: The Boston Harbor Islands offer different activities on each island, leaving you many options for exploration.