Boston offers more things to see and do than you can possibly pack into one trip, or even a dozen.
From famous historical attractions to iconic events to whale watching cruises to sports and theater, Boston is full of interesting activities and places for you to explore and enjoy.
Boston's small, compact size makes getting around easy.
Take a look at all the possibilities, and then choose your favorite things to do and see while you're here.
The lively Theatre District is where you'll want to come for a great show - everything from Broadway hits to avant garde to Blue Man Group - plus lots of terrific Theatre District restaurants
International super stars, jazz, symphony orchestras, indie rock bands, opera - whatever your taste in music, you'll find concerts and shows every night of the year
Red Sox, Bruins, Celtics, Patriots - with four winning teams and a passionate sports culture, you'll find lots to cheer in Boston
More Things to Do Each Month
Find the top things to do in Boston each month:
New Year's Eve / First Night | Valentine's Day | Chinese New Year's Parade | St Patrick's Day | Patriot's Day | Boston Marathon | Mother's Day | Memorial Day | July 4th Concert & Fireworks | Labor Day Weekend | Columbus Day | Halloween | Veterans Day | Thanksgiving | Christmas in Boston | New Year's Eve / First Night
Choosing a hotel for your Boston visit? You'll find what you need in our Boston Hotel Guide:
Here are a few suggestions to get you started:
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Fun Activities for Each Season
- Boston Summer Activities - Sailing, races, outdoor concerts, biking, more!
- Where to Go Sailing in Boston
- Boston Outdoor Winter Activities - Fun outdoor Boston activities for cold weather
- New England Ski Areas and New England Ski Vacations
- Visiting Boston in November - Things to Do & See
- Boston Indoor Winter Activities - Have fun while staying warm in museums, pubs, concerts, movies
- Romantic Things to Do in Boston in December
- Winter Break in Boston - What to do during February winter break vacation week
- Where to See the Best Spring Flowers
- Boston Garden Tours - Get an insider's view of the best blooms in Boston during May & June
See Boston on Foot - Self-Guided Walking Tours
- Greenway Walking Tour - Explore diverse attractions along the Rose Kennedy Greenway
- Boston Walking Tour for a Rainy Day - Short walk around Boston's historic center
- Winter Walking Tour - See the most picturesque parts of the city under a blanket of snow
- Boston Victory Gardens - Historic community garden near Fenway Park, plus the Kellerher Rose Garden
- Memorial Day Weekend Itinerary - See 3 iconic Boston attractions, including Fenway Park
- Running the Charles River Loop - Best running loops around the river
- The Best of Boston in 6 Hours - How to see the best of Boston during a 6 hours layover
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