Things To Do In Boston

Stay Steps From The Best Boston Activities This Summer

The summer season holds a very special place in the hearts of Bostonians. From baseball at Fenway Park to sailing on the Charles River to sipping cocktails under the stars, Boston offers endless summertime possibilities. Check out some of our favorites here.

Boston Garden near The Godfrey Boston Hotel in autumn

Boston Common

The Boston Common, founded in 1634, is the oldest public park in America. From Colonial times to the present day, the Common has been at the center stage of American history. 

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Boston Skyline from the harbor near The Godfrey Boston Hotel

Harbor Sailing Tours

For most of Boston's history, the harbor was the center of the city, and urban life was dominated by sailing ships.

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Faneuil Hall Marketplace near The Godfrey Boston Hotel

Faneuil Hall Marketplace

This bustling indoor-outdoor market opened as a market for merchants, fishermen and vendors in 1743 and was the site of impassioned speeches by Samuel Adams, James Otis, and others encouraging independence from Great Britain. 

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Old Town Trolley Tours near The Godfrey Boston Hotel

Old Town Trolley Tours

Choose Your Adventure!

Whether you’re just breezing through or enjoying an extended stay, we’ve got several options to choose from to help you maximize your time in Boston and still see the best first!

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Boston Duck Tours near The Godfrey Boston Hotel

Boston Duck Tours

One big splash and the rest is history!

Boston Duck Tours has 3 departure locations: the Museum of Science, Prudential Center and New England Aquarium.

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Beacon Hill near The Godfrey Boston Hotel

Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill is home to the Massachusetts State House and many historical landmarks, including the Boston African American National Historic Site. 

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Boston Harbor with skyline near The Godfrey Boston Hotel

Boston Harbor

Boston Harbor is a natural harbor and estuary of Massachusetts Bay, and is located adjacent to the city of Boston, Massachusetts. 

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Shops along Newbury Street near The Godfrey Boston Hotel

Newbury Street

Lined with elegant brownstones that serve as shops, sidewalk cafés and art galleries, this upscale shopping street...

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CityView Trolley Tours near The Godfrey Boston Hotel

CityView Trolley Tours

Explore our historic city on CityView Trolleys. Learn about the Boston Tea Party, Boston Massacre, Paul Revere's Ride, and the role Bostonians played in the American Revolution. Visit Faneuil Hall, Boston's North End, Boston Common, South Station, Chinatown, North Station, the Boston Harbor and more.

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Interior of Boston Public Library near The Godfrey Boston Hotel

Boston Public Library

The Boston Public Library is a municipal public library system in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, founded in 1848.

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Boston City Hall near The Godfrey Boston Hotel

Boston City Hall

Visit Boston City Hall and get a close-up glimpse of the city government at work. You can also tour several art galleries promoting the work of Boston area artists. 

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Fenway Park near The Godfrey Boston Hotel

Fenway Park

Cheer on the Boston Red Sox at America’s oldest, most iconic ballpark. Even 

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Interior of Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum near The Godfrey

Isabella Stewart Gardner

The museum which bears her name also stands as a testament to her vision. 

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Samuel Adams Brewery Tour Signage near The Godfrey Boston Hotel

Samuel Adams Brewery

The Boston Brewery is akin to a test kitchen – it’s where we try out new ingredients, and brew specialty beers that are available only in the Boston area or in our Brewery tasting rooms. 

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Exterior of Boston Museum of Fine Arts near The Godfrey Hotel

Museum of Fine Arts

The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts, is the fourth largest museum in the United States.

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Exterior view of MIT Campus near The Godfrey Boston Hotel

MIT

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, often cited as one of the world's most prestigious universities. 

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Statue on Harvard Campus near The Godfrey Boston Hotel

Harvard University

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts...

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Exterior view of African Meeting House near The Godfrey Hotel

African Meeting House

Built in 1806 in the heart of what was then Boston's biggest free black neighborhood...

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Interior of Boston Athenaeum Library near The Godfrey Hotel

Boston Athenaeum

Founded in 1807 and designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1966...

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Bunker Hill Monument near The Godfrey Boston Hotel

Bunker Hill Monument

A 221-foot granite obelisk commemorating the Battle of Bunker Hill, this monument and museum...

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Kennedy Center near The Godfrey Boston Hotel

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum

Celebrating the life and accomplishments of John F. Kennedy, this impressive building designed by I.M. Pei...

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Exterior view of Science Museum near The Godfrey Boston Hotel

Museum of Science

Step inside this world-class museum and you’ll immediately find yourself face-to-teeth with a life-sized T-Rex.

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New England Aquarium

From boisterous sea lions to waddling penguins, the New England Aquarium is home to over 10,000 marine animals from around the world.

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Old South Meeting House near The Godfrey Boston Hotel

Old North Church

The oldest church building in Boston and an active Episcopal church to this day...

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USS Constitution, Naval Warship near The Godfrey Boston Hotel

USS Constitution

Winner of all 40 sea battles in which she fought, “Old Ironsides” is one of the six original frigates that made up the United States Navy. 

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