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“A great place to go with kids” 5 of 5 stars
Review of George's Island

George's Island
Boston Harbor, Boston, MA (South Boston)
617-727-7676
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Ranked #24 of 208 attractions in Boston
Type: Islands, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Activities: Picnicking, Hiking
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Owner description: The largest of the Boston Harbor Islands is a great spot for hiking and exploring.
Wayland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“A great place to go with kids”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

Young and older kids like this place, a lot of places to roam, the boat ride is a nice and scenic trip, a great thing to do on a nice day.

Visited June 2012
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“A nice daytrip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

George's Island is a great place to spend a summers day.The ferry over is a nice scenic trip with great views of the city and harbor islands.I have been to island many times since I was a young boy and still enjoy it to this day at 54!

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Salisbury, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Historically Interesting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

A fun afternoon but bring food and water! Great place to picnic and wander around. Many buildings and even caught an unexpected reenactment the day I was there

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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Definitely do in summer”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

I went there on a picnic - its great, huge open well manicured lawn areas - history abounds - really calm and serene and so close to boston. Definitely worth it.

Visited August 2012
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Norwell, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
20 attraction reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“History comes to life”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

We visited two years ago on board our boat. The history comes to life as you walk around this Revolutionary War Fort. The guides show you the lifestyle of the forts solders and there are drills by reinactors.

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