Boston Things to Do

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  • 76. Skywalk Observatory

    This is the highest vantage point to see all of Boston with 360 degree views! It is fantastic! Also, not cheap. In 2015, the adult fee is US$17.00. But, they do offer group rates. It's opened 7 days a...

  • 77. 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...

  • 78. Christopher Columbus Park

    4 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...

  • 79. Harborwalk

    Take some time off the freedom trail to have a walk around the harbour area. You can have a seat on the bench - look over the ocean to the harbour islands and see Logan airport - do we really have to...

  • 80. Charlestown Navy Yard

    The Charlestown Navy Yard aka Boston Navy Yard is one of the oldest shipbuilding facilities in the United States, opened in 1804, home to many famous US warships. Closed in 1974 as an acitive military...

  • 81. 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...

  • 82. 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...

  • 83. Emerald Necklace

    4.5 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...

  • 84. Four Seasons Hotel High Tea

    Who says you need to go to England to have High Tea? I've had it at two Boston Hotels. Here's a shot of a bunch of us at High Tea/Shower. It was fun to get dressed up, sip tea and eat finger...

  • 85. Dragon Boats

    Living Root Dragon Boat, a competitive Boston dragon boat club, offers year-round dragon boat training for athletic men and women! This is where you want to be, training with motivated men and women...

  • 86. Brookline

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

  • 87. St. Stephen's Church

    St. Stephen's Roman Cathoic Church sits at the opposite end of the mall backing the Old North church, an austere brick building little visited. It is apparently the only remaining church designed by a...

  • 88. 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...

  • 89. 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...

  • 90. Board of Trade Building

    Adjacent to the Custom House, the Board of Trade Building, now a hotel ran by a major chain, fills the entire block between Broad Street and the Custom House - hard to miss. I was attracted to the...

  • 91. African Meeting House

    4 out of 5 stars

    This museum is on the Black Heritage Trail along Joy Street. The museum has limited hours: it opens from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. It looks interesting from the outside and I wish I...

  • 92. ICA - Institute of Contemporary Art

    I'm a little horrified that it's taken me so long to check out the ICA since it moved from Back Bay to the Waterfront area. When looking for something to do for a friend's birthday recently I was...

  • 93. Trains

    AMTRAK runs to/from Boston and New York in 2-3 hours. Local trains take you out past the Route 128 beltway. Plenty to see in and out of town. A car is really not needed in town, but is good to have...

  • 94. Boston Marathon

    I'd say the Boston Marathon is a must-see only because I have admiration for people who'll do all this running. Honestly, I'm not sure why they do it. Living right off the route of it I see some...

  • 95. Children's Museum

    As we have a small person in our family, I have decided to add some child-friendly places to my 'things to do' tips in her honour. Kids can have a good time in Boston, even if alot of the activities...

  • 96. Longfellow Bridge

    the Bunker Hill Bridge, also known as the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge, was recently constructed and is part of the famous big dig in Boston that made the Central Artery (Interstate...

  • 97. Gillette Stadium - Patriot Place

    We rented a school bus to travel into Boston for our 5 Witz adventure. This was a great adventure for me and out 20 guests. It was like Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. You start off meeting your...

  • 98. Bike Tours

    Being carted around on a tour bus is so boring after a while, instead try taking a bike tour of Boston. It's a great way to see a city that deserves a closer look. There's a great company called Urban...

  • 99. Hard Rock Cafe

    Yes, I collect pins from the Hard Rock Cafes all around the world! It is unbelievable that almost everywhere I visit, I can find an HRC! What is cool about visiting each one is that the pins are...

  • 100. East Boston

    I stumbled upon this park today while in East Boston for work. LoPresti Park is named after the State Senator Michael LoPresti and was dedicated in 1992. The park is part of the Boston Harborwalk,...

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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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