Things to do in Boston
Looking to experience everything this “little big Massachusetts city” has to offer? Browse T+L’s travel guide for things to do in Boston—historic sites, local bars, great parks, neighborhood bakeries, popular museums, chic shops, cool performance venues, and more—from the North End and Cambridge to Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Boston Commons, and beyond.
For information on where to go and what to do in Boston, peruse our travel guide. Full of classic attractions (Harvard, Fenway, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum) and insider finds (authentic Irish pubs, wine bars in Fort Point Channel, a beloved indie bookstore for travelers), our Boston guide will point the way. Whether you’re seeking to experience Old Boston or its newer side (Institute of Contemporary Art), T+L is your guide. We take you on a tour of North End markets, a family-owned fishmonger shop, and the city’s oldest brewery. We show you where to rent a hybrid vehicle, sample the more creative artisanal cocktails, and rock out after hours. Created by Travel + Leisure’s expert network of insiders, our listings highlight the very best things to do in Boston, and are guaranteed to make you feel like a true Bostonian.
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