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Fenway Park
#1 of 376 things to do in Boston
From the food selection (kid friendly to delicious lobster rolls for mom and dad at Fenway!), to great kid oriented activities like balloon sculpture, Batting challenge game, Meet and Greet with Wally, and the Vir...
First ever baseball match.. Loved it.. Red Sox v Yankees .. Great evening.. Great food .. Great family atmosphere.. Did the tour a couple of days later.
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Freedom Trail
#2 of 376 things to do in Boston
This is a great walk which you can take your time and enjoy at your own pace Wonderful historic sites Suggest doing in cooler weather as it is lots of walking take strollers for children Definitely one event to do...
... around Boston and includes Paul Revere's house and grave, Samuel Adam's grave, Benjamin Franklin's family plot, the State House, the Old Meeting House, Boston Commons, USS Constitution (Old Ironsides), Bunker ...
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Boston Public Garden
#5 of 376 things to do in Boston
Beautiful plants, swan boat rides which are still operated by the original family, real swans (well only two Swans) striking statues, well manicured lawns, ducklings with mama duck which inspired the famous book M...
Every details and trees in this park are beautiful, perfect to have a walk with your family//friends, watch the swan-boats on the pound, feed the funny squirrels Its also super central so from there it's easy to v...
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Arnold Arboretum
#13 of 376 things to do in Boston
Visit by bicycle I am always surprised, and I mean every time, when I cruise from downtown to Arnold Arboretum na dam transported to peace, calm, strolling couples with children playing and another world.
It's family friendly, has beautiful foliage views, it's easily train accessible, and very peaceful.
Rose Kennedy Greenway
#16 of 376 things to do in Boston
Pretty amazing to find peace and quiet, outdoor movies, open-air art, fun fountains, children enjoying themselves all in downtown Boston IN BETWEEN an endless stream of traffic!
You will see flowers, trees, grass (!) art, performers, chairs or benches, kids playing in fountains or yoga classe in good weather and even birds.
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Museum of Science
#32 of 376 things to do in Boston
Plus we went into their movie theatre and saw an amazing film on US National Parks which we loved.They also had arranged a simulated lightening show which was spectacular and very informative for the kids, This tr...
... Tons of activities for kids Huge variety of things to see/do Revolving exhibits - they had one with spiders that was really fun The staff is knowledgable and very friendly Kids will LOVE the IMAX or 4D movies.
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Castle Island
#30 of 376 things to do in Boston
There is a fishing pier where people catch huge blue fish daily, a beautiful walkway along the water and Carson Beach, a playground, a children’s beach, lots of benches to just sit and take in the beauty!
we love castle island,, its a fabulous place to bring kids and relax,, so nice in summer.. i love eating a sullys
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Boston Children's Museum
#38 of 376 things to do in Boston
Wonderful interactive play, perfect for children!!! Wonderful way to spend your day!!! Friday nights are, one dollar per person, after 5!
This place Is so appropriate For Young children with TONs of amazing activities and a Wonderfully friendly accommodating staff!
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Boston Common
#31 of 376 things to do in Boston
There’s lots to do! There’s a place for a little kids to swim in the fresh water wading pool called Frog Pond, a carousel for them to ride, plenty of shade trees and benches, as well as beautiful bronze monuments.
The large park is full of families and individuals enjoying themselves, children playing, historical memorials and statues, Make Way for Ducklings statues, frog pong swimming area, beautiful trees and flowers plus...
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USS Constitution Museum
#26 of 376 things to do in Boston
Even though the USS Constitution was under restoration when we visited, we enjoyed the excellent museum - which offers a lot of hands on interaction for kids of all ages - and the history of this great ship.
My kids loved being on board and my son AND daughter enjoyed the informative talk from "sailor Tom" about the history of Old Ironsides.
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Waterfront
#25 of 376 things to do in Boston
We love walking here Great feel nice restaurants around a lot of other attraction and a play park for the kids A walking distance from Faneull hal.l
Children will love the mazes and the water fountain that is surrounded by impressive statues of the Chinese zodiac.
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Charles River Esplanade
#24 of 376 things to do in Boston
The park also has gorgeous horticulture maintained by the Esplanade Association, Boston's most impressive tree canopy, and scores of family-friendly events and activities from 5Ks to free fitness classes to park t...
I enjoyed walking through the Esplanade this summer with my kids, it's a paved trail with lots of places to stop along the way, fun kids play areas and even a splash pad down near the Longfellow bridge.
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Charlestown Navy Yard
#43 of 376 things to do in Boston
As a kid living in Boston, I loved visiting Old Ironsides(Constitution) It was fun to climb the ladders and look around the decks.
Highly recomend for active people and kids.
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USS Constitution
#15 of 376 things to do in Boston
Although my children are teenager we all still enjoyed the museum especially getting in the hammocks and reeling the sails upstairs, and the goat was so much fun too!
Awesome views of Boston, the ship itself was very cool (something my young kids were actually interested in), the navy officers working there were very friendly and knowledgeable, and the site is free.
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North End
#7 of 376 things to do in Boston
Enjoyed visiting historical Boston, Faneuil hall and the Great North End! Showed kids some great places!
Fun, family friendly, safe with so much to do - great restaurants, spas, and the waterfront is amazing !!!
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HarborWalk
#27 of 376 things to do in Boston
Great Place for a Family Visit
A very nice place to walk very safe for children.
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The Printing Office of Edes & Gill
#10 of 376 things to do in Boston
A proud moment from my family history, where history comes alive!
Great learning opportunity for kids, teens, and adults.
New England Aquarium
#57 of 376 things to do in Boston
Outstanding entertaining and educational Great place for children and adults as well Residents and visitors can visit more than once because there is always something special to see
Great rainy or cooler day activity for kids from 8 to 80. Also a great hotter day activity too!! Outstanding views of marine life in a natural setting.
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Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area
#9 of 376 things to do in Boston
The Boston Area has produced some great Poets: Anne Sexton, who I knew as a child Of Newton, Edgar Allen Poe, who wrote, My favorite, "Annabel Lee," Ralph Emerson, Henry Longfellow, James Russell Lowell, Louisa Ma...
On George's you can tour Fort Warren, have a family cookout or just walk the many paths and then sit a while and watch planes land at Logan, watch the sea birds and even better, watch the light flash on the oldest...
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Faneuil Hall Marketplace
#49 of 376 things to do in Boston
This is a great place for to visit with family or friends as there is something for everyone; entertaining street shows, history, lots of shopping & great restaurants, bars & outdoor seating in good weather.
The parents enjoyed the shopping and food and the kids loved loved loved the games they had set up for anyone to play with: ping pong, pool, twister, chess and more.
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Frog Pond
#56 of 376 things to do in Boston
Great spot in Winter to watch the local ice skaters or if your brave enough to have a go yourself ,skates can be rented near by ,,in the summer months , its enjoyed more so by children of a younger age as its a ve...
The small statues of frogs surrounding the area are great; a fantastic site for families to spend a few hours.
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USS Cassin Young
#50 of 376 things to do in Boston
great fun for all but the kids love climbing up near the big guns and such.
Good for families - Try to catch the free (limited tickets) tours which happen on the hour.
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Back Bay
#14 of 376 things to do in Boston
A great place to bring your family with little worry.
If you are in the area during the summer, with kids, be sure to ride the swan boats!
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Old North Church & Historic Site
#22 of 376 things to do in Boston
Walked the Freedom Trail a bit with the kids on an awesome spring day and finished up here as our last stop before an amazing North End dinner and Mike's Pastries - a few other places to see in the historic area o...
Our family enjoyed learning all the historical facts of the church, steeple and crypts.
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Skywalk Observatory
#51 of 376 things to do in Boston
I had a ton of fun! Very interactive, fun for kids and very informative and educational!
Very welcoming staff, excellent audio guides - one for children and one for adults - and fantastic views over the city.
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Quincy Market
#40 of 376 things to do in Boston
... chess stations, ping pong, pool table, and even a free lending library that has today's major city's newspapers, up to date novels and magazines, and even sections for young adults and children, all free to read.
The Quincy markets are wonderful with the Christmas tree that does a ‘show’ every 30 minutes.... kids and adults alike love it, very festive and enjoyable.
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Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
#20 of 376 things to do in Boston
We love Boston and have experienced pretty much every historical Boston area attraction, the Boston Tea Party Ships is a great addition to the Boston Museum scene and a must do for any family vacation to the North...
... except for catalogues, but this one is a perfect organization to satisfy every customer, from the kid that may like hats and replica guns, to the history passionate with a good choice of interesting books, to ...
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Commonwealth Avenue Mall
#58 of 376 things to do in Boston
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George's Island
#45 of 376 things to do in Boston
Present day there is an interesting museum that details its history quite nicely - plenty of space to explore for all ages - Food and bathroom facilities making for a perfect family day.
The ferry crew were very nice and were great with the kids, answering all kinds of questions they had.
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Bunker Hill
#52 of 376 things to do in Boston
All free - so ideal for a family history lesson or just historic events remembered about which you might want to contemplate.
My kids and I did the entire Freedom Trail in a day starting in Boston Common and ending at the Bunker Hill Monument.
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