Boston Attractions and Points of Interest

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In this post, we will provide lists of every major attraction in Boston. In addition to covering specific neighborhoods, we will also include attractions that are free, open after dark or family-friendly.

 

 


ATTRACTIONS ON THE FREEDOM TRAIL

This section will focus on all of the notable and historic attractions you can see on the Freedom Trail.

 

 

If you’re interested in taking the trek, consider taking our pay-what-you-wish Freedom Trail walking tour. Read more »

Things to Do in Boston in July

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In this post, we share dozens of great things to do in Boston during the month of July, including family-friendly, free, as well as nighttime activities and attractions.

 

 


TOP 10 EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO IN JULY

This section will cover the ten most interesting events and activities taking place during the month of July in Boston.

Whenever possible, we will note if any of these ideas are free, good for families, or happening after dark.

For even more fun activities, make sure to read our full post about things to do in Boston.

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What is the Weather in Boston in September?

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This post is an overview of the September weather in Boston, with tips on how to dress and things to do to help make the most of your trip. Look into the weather in August and October, as well.

HOW HOT IS BOSTON IN SEPTEMBER?

September usually starts out warm in Boston but can end a bit on the cool side.

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What is the Weather in Boston in August?

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This post is an overview of the August weather in Boston, with tips on how to dress and things to do to help make the most of your trip. 

 

HOW HOT IS BOSTON IN AUGUST?

August in Boston features mostly warm afternoons and early evenings with comfortable late evenings and early mornings.

Afternoon high temperatures tend to be in the lower 80s F (27-28 C) early in the month falling into the mid to upper 70s F (24-26 C) near the end of the month. Read more »

Free Museums in Boston

Free Museums in Boston

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This post lists and describes the various free museums in Boston, including pay-what-you-wish museums and locations that offer free days. We also note those that are either family-friendly or open late or included in tourist passes.

 

 


ALWAYS FREE MUSEUMS

This section will list all of the museums that offer free admission whenever they are open. While most of the following locations are open 7 days a week, others have limited availability. Read more »

Things to Do at Night in Boston

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This post covers things to do at night in Boston, including a top 10 list as well as sections on free and family-friendly nighttime activities. We also cover restaurants, museums, and attractions that are open late. 

 

 

TOP 10 THINGS TO DO IN BOSTON AT NIGHT

The following section will cover our top ten things to do in Boston after the sun goes down.  Read more »

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Symphony Hall in Boston (and How to Tour for Free!)

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Symphony Hall BostonSymphony Hall is one of the country’s premier concert halls and it’s a beautiful Boston landmark. It is home to the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and if your budget and time allows, we highly recommend attending a concert. Symphony Hall was built in 1900 as one of the first auditoriums to be designed with acoustics in mind and is still one of the best sounding venues in the world.

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Things to Do with Kids in Boston

What to Do with Kids in Boston

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This post covers things to do with kids in Boston, including free options, nighttime activities as well as places to eat. This post is intended for tourists and visitors and is updated for 2019.

 

 


TOP 10 EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO

In the following section, we will cover our top ten things to do with kids in Boston. We’ll be sure to make a note whenever any of these activities are fun after the sun goes down, free to enjoy or good ideas for older kids.

You can also find more family-friendly attractions and events on our list of things to do in Boston. Read more »