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Outdoor Activities in Boston Near Our Hotel

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.

Freedom Trail

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.