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Things To Do in Boston, MA

Do you feel like you’re in a rut? Break free from the routine by exploring all the wonderful, fun-filled things to do in the area! We have it all from family fun and kid-friendly entertainment, to adult playgrounds and movie theaters. Discover just how rich the city is by scrolling below to find out the attractions around you.

Click on any attraction to get directions. You can also click on each category to find even more things to do. From outdoor fun to indoor mystery – nothing compares to the excitement that awaits you. With all our options, you’ll wish that days lasted longer!

Massachusetts State House

Massachusetts State House

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L.A. Burdick Handmade Chocolates

L.A. Burdick Handmade Chocolates

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Boston Book Festival

Boston Book Festival

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Granite Links Golf Club

Granite Links Golf Club

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Nichols House Museum

Nichols House Museum

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Apple Cinemas

Apple Cinemas

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Gibson House Museum

Gibson House Museum

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Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Museum of Fine Arts Boston

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Dillons

Dillons

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Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park

Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park

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The Meadow Glen Mall

The Meadow Glen Mall

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Boston Bowl

Boston Bowl

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Boston Duck Tours

Boston Duck Tours

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Local Resources in Boston, MA

When you’re visiting a city or are new to the area, finding information on local resources might be hard. You may find yourself in need of airport information, food banks, local radio and TV stations, hospitals, churches or even schools in the area. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Our local resources include universities, colleges and school districts; local government services and branches; hospitals, clinics and urgent care services; local news stations and newspapers; airports and trains; and local utilities – cable and internet services, natural gas, electric, water and cell phone services.

Anything you might need while you travel or when you first get established in a new city, we have in our "Local Resources" tab at the top of the page. Click on the category you’re looking for to find countless options to suit your needs.

Bunker Hill Community College

Bunker Hill Community College

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City of Boston

City of Boston

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Shriners Hospital for Children

Shriners Hospital for Children

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WUNI-TV

WUNI-TV

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WBZ-TV

WBZ-TV

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Subway (Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority)

Subway (Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority)

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Verizon

Verizon

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