Boston Things to Do

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  • 51. Whale Watching

    A whale watch is definably a fun thing to do while you are in Boston. There are several whale watch tours from Boston. The link below is just one of them. There are also several from out of the city...

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  • 52. Samuel Adams

    5 out of 5 stars

    If you are walking to Fanuel Hall from the Government Center T-stop you are bound to see the statue of Samuel Adams. The statue itself is made of bronze and rests upon a granit pedastil. The story...

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  • 53. Park Street Church

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    One very historic stop on Boston's Freedom Trail is the Park Street Church. Founded in 1809 at the corner of Tremont and Park streets this religious institution has seen some of the most famous...

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  • 54. Copp's Hill Burying Ground

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Having visited here in the dark on the Ghouls and Gravestones tour we returned to the cemetery when following the Freedom Trail. Many of the original gravestones from this cemetery are now missing as...

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  • 55. The Big Dig

    Boston has a new tunnel and is now inluded in the Things to do tips hehhehe that you must ride under it to experience it.The Big Dig and it was the most expensive highway project in the U.S....

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  • 56. Concord

    Located adjacent to the Old North Bridge, the Old Manse has a history all its own. The property was home to to native Americans as long as 4,000 years ago. The Manse itself was built in 1770 by...

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  • 57. Blue Man Group

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This was the one show that I really wanted to see whilst I was in Boston. From start to end, it was a great nights entertainment with plenty of audience participation. The musicianship interspersed...

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  • 58. Christopher Columbus Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    What a beautiful amazing park. The park has a well manicured garden, vine-covered archway and nice lawns and a sculpture of the park's namesake, Christopher Columbus. Its a beautiful stretch of...

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  • 59. African Meeting House

    4 out of 5 stars

    Copp's Hill Burying Ground is the second oldest burying ground in the city, founded in 1659. The small cemetery has thousands of graves, including a few of notable local citizens such as Increase...

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  • 60. Emerald Necklace

    4 out of 5 stars

    ...but prepare for your feet to get a little tired! The Emerald Necklace is a collection of parks in Boston, created by Frederick Olmsted in the latter half of the 1800s as a part of his vision of...

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  • 61. South End

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Every now and then people open the doors to their homes and/or gardens for charity. I usually jump at these opportunities. I do it not only to benefit the charity but to remind me that I really do...

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  • 62. South Shore & Cape Cod

    You can get the ferry from downtown Boston, at Rowe's Wharf, to P-town every day in the summer. The ride is pleasant {about 2.5 hrs, I think} and once you get there the beaches and Commercial St will...

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  • 63. Symphony, Performances & Theater

    Who knew that bald, mute men painted blue could be so entertaining? This was our son's choice when we visited Boston. If you haven't seen this group, definitely go! We recommend that you sit in the...

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  • 64. Black Heritage Trail

    5 out of 5 stars

    This is a shorter trail than the freedom trail and takes you mainly around the Beacon Hill area which is lovely in itself. There are beautiful mansion houses and millionaire's squares. Excellent and...

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  • 65. Salem Witch Museum

    3 out of 5 stars

    We took the subway to the Fleet Center then onto a commuter train to Salem. We saw the witch museum, the House of Seven Gables, Nathaniel Hawthornes birthplace, and did some shopping at the local...

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  • 66. Tremont Temple

    A Greek Revival structure with external stonework reminiscent of Venice's Palazzo Ducale, the Tremont Theater, originally known as Tremont Theater, stands distinctively in Boston's busy downtown area....

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  • 67. City Hall

    4 out of 5 stars

    Another I.M. Pei creation, the Boston City Hall and Government Center was built in the 1960s and part of a redevelopment plan for this area. The building includes federal, state and city offices so...

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  • 68. Movie Tours

    This tour goes on a bus all over Boston and shows filming locations from famous movies. It was alot of fun. I would recommend it as a family friendly activity, a great way to spend a day getting to...

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  • 69. Brookline

    Stone's Throw Gallery This gallery features the best of contemporary Massachusetts based artisans, including ceramiccs, glass, jewelry, metalwork, wood phoptography and cards.

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  • 70. USS Cassin Young

    It was built in 1943 for WWII action in the Pacific mostly. It is 376 fdeet in length and only 40 feet wide. A crew of 273 must have been "cozy". USS Cassin Young is one of 175 for this Fletcher class...

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  • 71. F1 Boston - Kart Racing

    If you like speed and tight corners, this is a place for you. F1 Boston is basically an indoor kart racing facility complete with two tracks, a restaurant/lounge, gift shop, conference rooms, function...

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  • 72. North Shore

    I went to Revere beach because it seemed to be the easiest beach to reach by subway. It is a basic city beach and was not extremely scenic nor was it in a posh neighborhood. If you're looking for a...

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  • 73. Lighthouses

    Boston Light is North America's first lighthouse, and also America's last automated lighthouse. The light was first lit in 1716, but the tower was destroyed during the Revolution and reconstructed in...

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  • 74. Kenmore Square

    The CITGO sign, which blazes its neon advertisement high above Kenmore Square, has become a beloved, if obscure, local landmark. It is a welcome sign, too, for the runners of the Boston Marathon, for...

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  • 75. Fleet Center

    I saw a few Bruins game at the Fleet Center when I lived in the Boston Area. The Fleet Center is conveniently located in downtown at North Station and within an quick 5-10 minute walk from Fanieul...

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From the historical to the modern, Boston offers plenty to do.  If the weather is good, the best activities are outdoors.  Walk the Freedom Trail, take a boat to a harbor island or on...

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