Say hello to historic Boston! You're sure to have lots to see as you explore Massachusetts' capital city. Walk the Freedom Trail, visit the Skywalk Observatory, or head to Fenway Park for a game. However you spend your time here, you're sure to make memories of a lifetime.

Family Guide to Boston

Check out the top spots for families in Boston (including lots of free and budget-friendly attractions!). Ready to pack your bags? Download the Boston coloring page so the kiddos can keep track of every place you visit.

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Boston: Make Your Dollar Go Further

Taking the family to Boston for a getaway? Check out these low-cost stops to make the most of your next Bean Town family vacation.

The skyline and building lights of Boston reflect over the Boston Harbor on a partly cloudy night.

Things to Do in Boston: 72-Hour Guide

Planning a quick trip to Boston? There’s a lot of cool stuff to do and see while you’re in town. Here’s a 72-hour guide to point you in the right direction.

George Washington statue lit up at dusk in the Boston Public Garden, part of the Freedom Trail, with the Boston skyline in the background.

Guide to Boston’s Most Historical Sites

If you have a free afternoon in Boston, check out these must-see historic sites. Use our guide to plan your afternoon of exploring, and where to eat after.


History 101: Tour Boston’s Freedom Trail

History buffs interested in the American Revolution should hit Boston’s Freedom Trail, a meandering 2.5-mile path that passes through the oldest parts of the city, offering a piece of America’s exciting past with every step.

Sailboats are seen on dark water in Salem Harbor as fog gives a gloomy, gray shadow to the morning

5 Spooky Attractions Near Boston

In the search for a wicked-fun vacation, some travelers lean toward the macabre. With a rich history full of dark and twisted tales, the Boston-Salem areas of Massachusetts make the perfect destination.

Longfellow Bridge and Boston Science Museum in Boston, MA

Quirky Museums and Activities in Boston

Anyone who has visited Boston knows to stroll through Harvard Yard, glimpse American history along the Freedom Trail, take in a Red Sox game, and spend an afternoon in the Museum of Fine Arts or Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

Vegetables at Boston Public Market in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Uncommon: Visit Like a Local

Add some local flair to your Boston trip by exploring top spots off the tourist track.

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