Boston Attractions

Boston Attractions Guide
Boston Attractions & Things To Do
Cheers Boston

Cheers Boston - Remember the long running TV Show Cheers? The bar's famous facade is located on Beacon Street in Boston and is a popular tourist attraction.

District: Beacon Hill

Children's Museum

Children's Museum - A mainstay educational institution in Boston for young children with interactive exhibits focusing on culture, heath, science, and the environment.

District: Seaport District

Fenway Park

Fenway Park - The oldest Major League ballpark in the United States, and home to the famous Boston Red Sox baseball team.

District: Kenmore Square

Greenway Carousel

Greenway Carousel - Each summer a Carousel is set up on the Rose Kennedy Greenway. Christopher Columbus Park and New England Aquarium are close by for other kid's activities.

District: Waterfront

Holocaust Memorial

Holocaust Memorial - Along the Freedom Trail near Faneuil Hall stands the Holocaust Memorial. Its glass towers symbolically represent the smokestacks at Nazi concentration camps.

District: Government Center

Museum of Science

Museum of Science - The museum contains educational exhibits for all ages. Everything science from astronomy to zoology. Another mainstay Boston institution.

District: West End

New England Aquarium

New England Aquarium - Since 1969, the aquarium has been the central attraction along Boston's waterfront. A huge 4-story high sea tank simulates the ecosystem of a tropical coral reef.

District: Waterfront

Public Garden

Public Garden - A large park near the Back Bay District. The famous Swan Boats and Make Way For Ducklings statues are summer attractions within the park, as well as beautiful flower beds.

District: Back Bay (East)

Make Way For Ducklings Statues

Make Way for Ducklings Statues - A mother duck and her 8 ducklings are a big attraction for young children, that were originally inspired by a children's book by Robert McCloskey.

District: Back Bay (East)

Prudential Skywalk

Prudential Skywalk Observatory - An indoor observatory is located on the 50th floor of the Prudential Tower from which spectacular 360-degree views of Boston can be attained.

District: Back Bay (West)

Swan Boats

Swan Boats - Take a ride on a human-powered catamaran in the lagoon at the center of the Public Garden (seasonal). A local tradition since 1877.

District: Back Bay (East)

TD Garden

TD Garden - Home of the Boston Celtics basketball team, Boston Bruins hockey team, and the Sports Museum.

District: West End

More Boston Outdoors Activities
Charlestown Ferry

Charlestown Ferry - Attain beautiful views of the Boston waterfront by taking the inexpensive water shuttle from Long Wharf to Charlestown.

District: Waterfront

Codzilla

Codzilla - Take a high speed boat ride in Boston Harbor (seasonal), and be prepared to get wet!

District: Waterfront

Odyssey Boston

Odyssey Boston - Luxury dinner cruises along Boston Harbor are available aboard the Odyssey. The vessel departs from Rowe's Wharf and offers spectacular views of the city from the sea.

District: Waterfront

Boston Gondolas

Boston Gondolas - Romantic private tours in authentic Italian gondolas are available along the Charles River near the Hatch Shell (seasonal).

District: Back Bay

Come Sail Away Now

Come Sail Away Now - The Tupelo Honey sailing vessel can be chartered (seasonal) for that special occasion.

District: Charlestown

Other Notable Attractions
Mike's Pastry

Mike's Pastry - People line up outside Mike's during the summer to try this Italian bakery's famous Cannoli and other delectable cookies, cakes, coffee, and large variety of sweets.

District: North End

 

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