150 Fun Things to Do in Boston

There are so many fun things to do in Boston that you won’t know where to start. Fundreds is here to help. Boston is the capital and the largest city in Massachusetts. With such rich history, it is an excellent city for tourism while supplying many attractions, landmarks and places to visit during any given day of the year.

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Keytar Bear Busking

Spot the Keytar Bear busking on the street

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Boston Calling Music Festival

Listen to killer performances at the Boston Calling Music Festival

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Fiesta Brunch at Masa

Have a Mexican fiesta brunch at Masa

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Bleacher Bar

Get a great view of Fenway Park while dining at Bleacher Bar

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Brooklyn Boulders

See if you have what it takes to reach the top at Brooklyn Boulders

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Artisan’s Asylum

Create your own masterpiece at Artisan’s Asylum

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Cambridge Center Roof Garden

Relax your mind at the Cambridge Center Roof Garden

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Skywalk Observatory

Get a 360 degree view of Boston at the Skywalk Observatory

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Samuel Adams Brewery Tour

Sample some beer at the Samuel Adams Brewery Tour

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Top of the Hub

Enjoy a breath taking view of the city while dining at Top of the Hub

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Fenway Park

Take the Fenway Park Tour and learn the story behind the lone red seat

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The Mapparium

View the world from the inside at the Mapparium

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Coolidge Corner Theater

See an indie film at the Coolidge Corner Theater

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Observatory

Watch the night sky at the Observatory’s Public Open Night

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Flagstaff Hill

Try the many sledding spots in the city like Flagstaff Hill

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Boston Public Library

Spend a quiet afternoon at Boston Public Library’s Reading Room

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Museum of Fine Arts

Attend an exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts

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The Codzilla

Prepare to get soaked while riding the Codzilla

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Boston Harborfest

Spend 4th of July at the Boston Harborfest

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Paddle Boston

Learn how to ride a stand-up paddleboard from Paddle Boston

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Boston Harbor Islands

Stroll along the beach at Boston Harbor Islands

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Haymarket

See the freshest produce from local farmers at Haymarket

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Castle Island

Enjoy the view of the harbor from Castle Island

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Gondola di Venezia

Explore Charles River while riding the Gondola di Venezia

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Hatch Shell

See a free concert at the Hatch Shell

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Tuffs Library Roof

Admire the Boston skyline at night from the Tufts Library Roof

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Algiers Coffee House

Have a taste of Morroco at Algiers Coffee House

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Fenway Park

Watch the Red Sox at Fenway Park

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Freedom Trail

Follow the Freedom Trail that leads to 16 historically significant locations

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Boston Public Garden

Have a romantic walk at the Boston Public Garden

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LIttle Italy

Visit North End and find out why it is Boston’s “Little Italy”

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Boston Tea Party Museum

Learn about the American revolution at the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum

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Tea Party Reenactment

Participate in the Boston Tea Party Reenactment

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JFK Presidential Museum

See the White House Oval Office at the JFK Presidential Library and Museum

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PhotoWalks

Bring your camera and join a scavenger hunt at PhotoWalks

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Boston Pizza Tour

Enjoy three slices of pizza at the Boston Pizza Tour

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Boston Common

Frolic under the sun at Boston Common

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Old North Church

Visit Old North Church, Boston’s oldest surviving church

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Beacon Hill

Walk down the streets of the historic Beacon Hill

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The Waterfront

Feel the nice breeze as you stroll along the Waterfront

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Symphony Hall

Watch the Boston Pops in concert at the Symphony Hall

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Isabella Stewart Gardner

View the art collection of Isabella Stewart Gardner

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Arnold Arboretum

Be one with nature at the Arnold Arboretum

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USS Constitution Museum

Buy a brick at the USS Constitution Museum

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Science's Butterfly Garden

Admire the beautiful winged creatures at the Museum of Science’s Butterfly Garden

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Newbury Street

Check out the different shops at Newbury Street

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Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Catch a street performer at Faneuil Hall Marketplace

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Harpoon Brewery and Beer Hall

Have a pint at the Harpoon Brewery and Beer Hall

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Charles River Esplanade

Rent a bike and explore the Charles River Esplanade

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Granary Burying Ground

Find Paul Revere’s grave at the Granary Burying Ground

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Greenway Carousel

Be like a kid again and ride the Greenway carousel

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Boston Children’s Museum

Explore the Balance Climb at the Boston Children’s Museum

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5k Freedom Trail Run

Sign up for the 5k Freedom Trail Run

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Quincy Market

Satisfy your food cravings at the Quincy Market

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USS Constitution

Take a snap of the USS Constitution

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New England Aquarium

See the creatures of the deep sea at the New England Aquarium

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Trinity Church

Meditate at the Trinity Church

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Sullivan's Castle Island

Have a hotdog at Sullivan’s, Castle Island

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Boston Ballet

Be enchanted by the Boston Ballet

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Back Bay

See the brownstones and brick townhouses at Back Bay

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Public Tennis Courts

Play tennis with a friend at any of the city’s public courts

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Tortise and the Hare

Find the Tortoise and the Hare at Copley Square

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Celtics at Td Garden

Catch the Celtics at the TD Garden

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Bunker Hill Monument

Climb all of 294 steps of the Bunker Hill Monument

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Goldon Dome

Look at the golden dome of the Massachusetts State House

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Ferry to Georges Island

Hop on the ferry and explore Georges Island

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Boston Opera House

Spend an enchanting night at the Boston Opera House

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Swan Boat

See a real swan while riding the Swan Boat

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Classic Harbor Line

Take the Classic Harbor Line tour and sail into the sunset

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Boston Duck Tour

Meet a ConDucktor at the Boston Duck Tour

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Old town Trolley

Hop on an Old Town trolley and take a tour of the city

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King’s Chapel

Visit the burial ground at the King’s Chapel

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Faneuil Hall

Walk inside the Faneuil Hall and learn more about the city’s history

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Boston Athenaeum

See an exhibit at the Boston Athenaeum

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Paul Revere House

Learn more about the Midnight Ride at the Paul Revere House

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New England Aquarium

Get front row seat at the New England Aquarium Whale Watch

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Old South Church

Have a quiet reflection at the Old South Church

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Everyone Knows Your Name

Grab a drink “where everyone knows your name”

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Black Rose

Order the Shepherd’s Pie at the Black Rose

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Liberty Hotel’s Scampo

Make a dinner reservation at the Liberty Hotel’s Scampo

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The Tam

Play arcade while drinking beer at The Tam

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Green Dragon Tavern

Have a late night dinner at the Green Dragon Tavern

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Charles Playhouse

Catch the Blue Man Group at Charles Playhouse

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Wang Theatre

Watch a live show at the Wang Theatre

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Statue of Paul Revere

Find the statue of Paul Revere

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Old South Meeting House

Learn more about the Boston Tea Party at the Old South Meeting House

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Acorn Street

Take a selfie while walking down Acorn Street

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Nichols House Museum

Travel back in time at the Nichols House Museum

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New England Conservatory Jordan Hall

Have a night filled with music at the New England Conservatory Jordan Hall

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The Mother Church

Admire the architecture of The Mother Church

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Covenant's Tiffany

View the Church of the Covenant’s Tiffany stained glass windows

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Boston Convention Center

See what’s happening next at the Boston Convention Center

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Copp's Hill Burying Ground

View the headstones at Copp’s Hill Burying Ground

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Commonwealth Avenue Mall

Sit on a bench and enjoy a quiet at the Commonwealth Avenue Mall

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Boston Light

Take an unforgettable tour of Boston Light

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Hancock

See the Hancock (now called 200 Clarendon) up close

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Tadpole Playground

Find all the “frogs” at Tadpole Playground

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Skating at Frog Pond

Put on your skating shoes and glide like a pro at Frog Pond

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Frog Pond

Have a splash at Frog Pond

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Charles Street

Walk along Charles Street and check out the many shops and boutiques

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Jamaica Pond

Put on your sneakers and go jogging around Jamaica Pond

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Vilna Shul

Connect with the Jewish community at the Vilna Shul

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Long Wharf

Take a stroll down Long Wharf and view the boats at the pier

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Travel along the Subway

Travel to your destination anywhere in the city via the connecting subway lines

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Huntington Theatre

Watch a world class performance at the Huntington Theatre

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Copley Place

Go window shopping at Copley Place

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Brattle Book Shop of Boston

Find rare first edition books at the Brattle Book Shop of Boston

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Red Sox Team Store

Show your support and pick up a giant foam finger at the Red Sox Team Store

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Newbury Comics

Find a lot of cool items aside from comics at Newbury Comics

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The last independent bookstore

Hangout at Trident, Boston’s last independent bookstore

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Ten Thousand Villages

Find interesting items from all over the world at Ten Thousand Villages

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Russian nesting dolls

See a huge assortment of Russian nestling dolls and more

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Spectacle Island

Go hiking and explore the Spectacle Island

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Statue of Benjamin Franklin

Find the statue of Benjamin Franklin

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Berklee Colelge of Music

Check out great musical performances at the Berklee College of Music

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Institute of Contemporary Art

Appreciate modern art at the Institute of Contemporary Art

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Brasserie Jo

Have a romantic dinner at Brasserie JO

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Petit Robert Bistro

Spot mini Eiffel Tower at Petit Robert Bistro

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Brookline Booksmith

Attend a book signing at the Brookline booksmith

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Blue Hills

Go night skiing at Blue Hills

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Brattle Theatre

See what’s playing next at the Brattle Theatre

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House of Blues

Grab a quick bite then see the show at the House of Blues

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Sports Museum

Find numerous memorabilia at the Sports Museum

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The Beehive

Listen to live music while dining at the Beehive

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Cafe Vittoria

Order an espresso at Cafe Vittoria, Boston’s first Italian caffe

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Simon’s

Have a cup and pair with a freshly baked pastry at Simon’s

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Boston Flower and Garden Show

See exquisite flower arrangements at the Boston Flower and Garden Show

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Minute Man National Historical Park

Walk along the Battle Road at the Minute Man National Historical Park

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Restaurant Week

Enter food lovers paradise at Dine Out Boston aka Restaurant Week

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Franklin Park Zoo

See the African lions and other magnificent animals at the Franklin Park Zoo

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Minuteman Bikeway Trail

Go for a ride on the Minuteman Bikeway Trail

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deCordova Museum and Sculpture Park

Get inspired at the deCordova Museum and Sculpture Park

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SoWa Open Studio

View different artworks at the SoWa Open Studio

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Middlesex Lounge

Go dancing at the Middlesex Lounge

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Boston Commons

See Shakespeare for free at the Boston Commons

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The Middle East

Have an epic night upstairs or downstairs at the Middle East

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Sacco's Bowl Haven

Go bowling with friends at Sacco’s Bowl Haven

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Chinatown

Savor the rich Asian flavors in Chinatown

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J.P. Licks

Have a scoop of homemade Ice Cream at J.P. Licks

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Christina's Homade Ice Cream

Try one of the 50 flavors at Christina’s Homemade Ice Cream

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Toscanini's Ice Cream

Find out if Toscanini has indeed the best ice cream in Boston

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Union Oyster House

Order raw oysters at the Union Oyster House

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Donna’s Donuts

Try a cheeseburger donut at Donna’s Donuts

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Kane’s Donuts

Get a box of Kronuts at Kane’s Donuts

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Museum of Bad Art

See what is considered “bad art” at the Museum of Bad Art

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Bocce at North End

Play a game of Bocce at North End

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Flat Top Johnny’s

Enjoy a game of pool while having beer at Flat Top Johnny’s

Did we miss some of your favorite things to do in Boston? Although this list of 150 is pretty epic, there’s definitely more out there that need to be mentioned. Make sure to reach out to us with suggestions. In the meantime, make sure to head over and see all of the things to do in Worcester!