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Things to do in The Boston Area

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in The Boston Area. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite The Boston Area attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in The Boston Area to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in The Boston Area.

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  • Brendan Behan Pub

    From the dark wood paneling to the massive beer selection (draught and bottled), Behan's is an authentic Irish pub, so it should come as no surpris... More
  • Captain Marden’s Seafoods

    Now a local institution, this family-owned fishmonger shop was originally founded by Master Mariner Captain Roy Wilfred Marden in 1945. Today, the ... More
  • Museum of Bad Art

    The Museum: The museum known as MOBA will never be mistaken for its acronymically similarly New York cousin, MoMA, or the Museum of Modern Art. The... More
  • Samuel Adams Brewery

    On a mission to make a better, more flavorful American beer, Jim Koch created Samuel Adams Boston Lager in the mid-80's using his great-great grand... More
  • Verrill Farm

    This 200-acre family farm is a go-to destination for fresh produce, homemade meals, and unusual gifts crafted by local artisans. Opened in 1995, th... More
  • Wine Gallery

    This venue is closed. More

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