Things to Do – Yes, there is more than football!
Boston & Cambridge have something for everyone. From shopping and sports to culture and fine dining, you’ll find that Boston & Cambridge have it all. And it’s all within walking distance. Whether you arrive in Boston by plane, train, cab or car, you’ll want to get yourself settled, put on your walking shoes, and discover what makes Boston, America’s Walking City!
Ideas for First Timers:
- Freedom Trail Run
- Harvard Museum of Natural History
- Charles River
- Sanders Theatre
Ideas for Repeat Visitors:
- Harvard Square
- Mt. Auburn Cemetery
- Cashunt Boston
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum: Join Paul Revere and Sam Adams in a rendezvous with history. The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum Tour takes one hour and features full-scale replicas, artifacts and interactive elements throughout. Your group will have a personalized “colonial character” host that will guide you through this dynamic museum experience.
The Freedom Trail Foundation: Telling the story of Boston’s role in the American Revolution, the Freedom Trail® Foundation and its talented 18th century costumed guides bring history to life along Boston’s Freedom Trail for thousands of adult and student groups, helping visitors relive the Boston Massacre, Boston Tea Party, Paul Revere’s Ride and more.
Fenway Park: “America’s Most Beloved Ballpark” is uniquely nestled in the city of Boston. See the home of Red Sox Legends, Williams, Yaz, Fisk and Rice. Visit Pesky’s Pole and sit atop the world famous Green Monster. Experienced tour guides will provide a thrilling, one hour tour of Fenway Park.
New England Aquarium: Experience the wonder of 70 exhibits featuring aquatic animals from around the world. Get your hands wet at the Shark and Ray Touch Tank. Watch Northern fur seals at the Marine Mammal Center and during the months of April-October take a Whale Watching trip which departs right from the Aquarium.
USS Constitution: USS CONSTITUTION, the world’s oldest commissioned warship afloat, is open year round for free guided tours. Each tour is narrated by several of USS Constitution’s active-duty United States Sailors and consists of four stations through the ship’s top three decks, with tours beginning every half-hour from 10:00 a.m. to the last tour at 3:30 p.m. Each tour can accommodate approximately 80 people.