1. Freedom Trail
Perfect for exploring all the history Downtown Boston has to offer, this two and a half mile route passes by 16 key sites of historical significance, including the Old State House, the Old South Meeting House, and the Old North Church. Don't miss the Boston National Historical Park, which focuses on the history of the American Revolution.
2. New England Aquarium
The New England Aquarium in Central Wharf houses more than 15,000 water mammals. In the center of the aquarium, you will find a giant central ocean tank, which contains gorgeous coral reefs and various aquatic creatures. Kids enjoy the aquarium's fun activities, such as feeding penguins or touching sea stars. You can also take a seasonal trip to whale watch off the coast and spot a variety of breeds including dolphins.
3. Museum of Science
Situated on the Charles River, this museum has over 700 interactive exhibits and is even home to around 100 rescued animals. This state-of-the-art science museum offering intriguing experiences for kids. Take a tour of the Charles Hayden Planetarium or watch a show at the Mugar Omni Theater. The museum also has a butterfly garden that delights children.
4. Boston Common
This urban park is popular with visitors looking to escape some of the bustle of city life. In addition to an abundance of greenery, you'll also find memorials and a skating rink.
5. Fenway Park
As the oldest ballpark in the Major League Baseball, Fenway Park is a must-see attraction. Catch a Boston Red Sox game and embrace this classic American sport.