30 spots to visit in Boston

Updated: Oct 15

1. Charles River Esplanade

The Charles River Esplanade is a state-owned park located in Boston's Back Bay, on the south bank of the Charles River Basin.

2. Forest Hills Cemetery

Forest Hills Cemetery is a historic and rural cemetery, arboretum and sculpture garden located in the Jamaica Plain in the city of Boston.

3. Boston Public Garden

The Public Garden, also known as Boston Public Garden, is a large park in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts, adjacent to Boston Common.

4. Freedom Trail

The Freedom Trail is a path through downtown Boston, Massachusetts, that passes by many locations significant to the history of the United States.

5. Boston Common

Boston Common is a central public park located in downtown Boston. It is the oldest city park in the entire United States.

6. Faneuil Hall

Faneuil Hall is a marketplace and meeting hall located in Boston's Government Center and was opened in 1743.

7. Frog Pond

The Boston Common Frog Pond is located in the heart of Boston Common. It is the oldest and most treasured public park in the United States. The pond is used as a winter ice skating rink and a spray pool during the summer.

8. Mount Auburn Cemetery

Mount Auburn Cemetery is a garden and cemetery located between between Cambridge and Watertown, just 4 miles west of Boston.

9. Hatch Memorial Shell

The Edward A. Hatch Memorial Shell is an outdoor concert venue on the Charles River Esplanade in the Back Bay section of Boston, Massachusetts.

10. Massachusetts State House

The Massachusetts State House, also known as the Massachusetts Statehouse or the New State House, is the state capitol and seat of government for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, located in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Boston.

11. Bunker Hill Monument

The Bunker Hill Monument was erected to commemorate the Battle of Bunker Hill, which was among the first major battles between British and Patriot forces in the American Revolutionary War.

12. Black Heritage Trail

The Black Heritage Trail is a path in Boston, Massachusetts, winding through the Beacon Hill neighborhood and sites important in African-American history.

13. USS Constitution Museum

The USS Constitution Museum is located in the Charlestown Navy Yard, which is part of the Boston National Historical Park in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

14. Arnold Arboretum

The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is the oldest public arboretum in North America.

15. Mary Baker Eddy Library

The Mary Baker Eddy Library is a research library, museum, and repository for the papers of Mary Baker Eddy.

16. Prudential Center

The Shops at Prudential Center is an enclosed urban shopping mall located at the base of the Prudential Tower in the Back Bay district of Boston.

17. Blue Hills Reservation

Blue Hills Reservation is a state park located in Norfolk County, Massachusetts and is managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.

18. Institute of Contemporary Art

The Institute of Contemporary Art is an art museum and exhibition space located in Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.

19. Olmsted Park

Olmsted Park is a linear park in Boston and Brookline, Massachusetts, and a part of Boston's Emerald Necklace of connected parks and parkways.

20. Boston Harborwalk

Boston Harborwalk is a public walkway that follows the edge of piers, wharves, beaches, and shoreline around Boston Harbor.

21. Quincy Market

Quincy Market is a historic market complex near Faneuil Hall in downtown Boston, Massachusetts.

22. Boston Public Library

The Boston Public Library is the municipal public library system in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, founded in 1848.

23. Pier's Park

Piers Park is a beautifully landscaped park providing direct access to the waterfront along with spectacular views of downtown Boston across the inner harbor.

24. Museum of Fine Arts

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston owns and operates an art museum. Its collections include the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Oceania, the ancient world, contemporary arts, photography, prints and drawings.

25. Museum of Science

The Museum of Science is a science museum and indoor zoo in Boston, Massachusetts, located in Science Park, a plot of land spanning the Charles River.

26. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is an art museum in Boston, Massachusetts, which houses significant examples of art.

27. Fenway Park

Fenway Park is a baseball park located in Boston, Massachusetts, near Kenmore Square. For years it has been the home for the Boston Red Sox, the city's American League baseball team.

28. New England Aquarium

The New England Aquarium is a public aquarium located in Boston, Massachusetts.

29. Rose Kennedy Greenway

The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway is a linear park located in several Downtown Boston neighborhoods.

30. Boston Public Market

The Boston Public Market is an indoor public market located in downtown Boston, adjacent to the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway.

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