Hit the streets and explore
When the weather warms up, the Boston and Cambridge come alive. Between parks, walking tours and must-see historical attractions, there’s so much to do outside, the only problem will be deciding what to do first.
Charles River Reservation
This 20-mile reservation stretches along the Charles River and offers plenty of activities from picnics and playgrounds to sports fields, canoeing, running and bike paths.
Minutemen Bike Path
This 10-mile paved multi-use rail trail passes through where the American Revolution began in April 1775. It runs from Alewife station Cambridge to Bedford.
2.5-mile-long path that passes 16 locations significant to the history of the US. Marked with brick, it winds between Boston Common to Bunker Hill.
Paul Revere House
The Paul Revere House, built c.1680, was the colonial home of American patriot Paul Revere during the time of the American Revolution. Tours are self-guided.
Boston Tea Party Ships
Floating history museum with live reenactments, multimedia exhibits & a tearoom.
Boston Public Gardens
A large park adjacent to Boston Common. The Victorian-era garden attracts those to see the famous Make Way for Ducklings and ride the Swan Boats.