Boston Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Boston - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Local Interest–Sight 13

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Tour–Sight 8

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Acorn Street

  • Neighborhood/Street

Surely the most photographed street in the city, Acorn is Ye Olde Colonial Boston at its best. Leave the car behind, as the cobblestone...

Boston Public Garden

  • Garden/Arboretum

The Public Garden is America's oldest botanical garden, and is replete with gorgeous formal plantings. Keep in mind that the Boston Public...

Castle Island Park

  • Park/Playground

South Boston projects farther into the harbor than any other part of Boston except Logan Airport, and the views of the Harbor Islands...

Crane Beach on the Crane Estate

  • Beach–Sight

The 1,200-acre Crane Beach on the Crane Estate, an hour's drive to the north of Boston in the 17th-century village of Ipswich, has 4...

Esplanade

  • Promenade/Boardwalk

Near the corner of Beacon and Arlington Streets, the Arthur Fiedler Footbridge crosses Storrow Drive to the 3-mile-long Esplanade and...

Institute of Contemporary Art

  • Museum/Gallery

Housed in a breathtaking cantilevered edifice that juts out over the Boston waterfront, the ICA moved to this site in 2006 as part of...

John F. Kennedy Library & Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

The library-museum is both a center for serious scholarship and a focus for Boston's nostalgia for her native son. The stark, white,...

Prudential Center

  • Observatory/Planetarium

The 52-story Prudential Tower, or the "Pru," dominates the acreage between Boylston Street and Huntington Avenue. Its enclosed shopping...

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