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Castle Island

519 Reviews

Castle Island

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2010 William J Day Blvd end of Carson Beach, on Pleasure Bay, Boston, MA 02127
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25 Dry Dock AveBoston T15 min
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Explore the Cradle of Liberty easily and economically with this hop on hop off trolley tour. The route includes a stop on Beacon Street near the iconic Cheers as well as 17 other stops throughout Boston.
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Kamcro wrote a review Oct 16
New Hampshire65 contributions6 helpful votes
The day I visited was super windy. It was a great place for a walk, and looked like a perfect day for kiteboarding. Many people & families out enjoying a mild fall day. Parking was easy & restrooms were open!
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Date of experience: October 2020
rugby007 wrote a review Oct 8
Alexandria, Virginia289 contributions146 helpful votes
Lots to do here. This is where the locals come to hang out and unwind. There is ample parking, but you may have to look around a bit. There is lots of parking all the way around Pleasure Bay on Day Blvd. There is no charge for any parking. For the history-minded, Fort Independence is there, but apparently is not open for public entry. Lots of folks out for fitness, with a full loop around Pleasure Bay. The weather was good while we were there, and there were swimmers in Pleasure Bay. There are two bridges to Boston Harbor from the bay, and it's something to watch the tide come in/go out. There's a single kids' playground. There are benches throughout, but not quite enough of them. There is fishing at all points, and a dedicated fishing pier on the harbor side of the fort. The Conley Terminal port is right smack next door, and you may get to see a huge cargo ship come or go. Logan Airport is right across the harbor, and you can watch the planes come/go. And there's Sullivan's, a local mainstay, providing all manner of drinks and foods at a reasonable price. There are a few tables nearby to sit down at. Great place to visit.
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Date of experience: September 2020
Grafton Grandma wrote a review Sep 2020
Worcester, Massachusetts160 contributions26 helpful votes
Next time we'll bring our appetites and go to Sullivan's. Nice to see so many families out, social distancing and enjoying this perfect day. Thank you City of Boston for all you do at Castle Island/
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Date of experience: September 2020
Heloisa Castelo wrote a review Sep 2020
Recife, PE335 contributions44 helpful votes
Nice place to walk around! The area is beautiful and even in winter the atmosphere is really nice!!!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Luis R wrote a review Jun 2020
Lowell, Massachusetts3 contributions1 helpful vote
Excellent place to spend the day with the family. The kids love it there.. Swimming, play ground. totally awesome..
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Date of experience: June 2020
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