Best things to do in Boston

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.
1. Fenway Park
4 Yawkey Way
298local recommendations
Perry
Perry says “Fenway Park. Hallowed ground to baseball purists, this cozy, quirky park has been the Boston Red Sox...” ·
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2. Beehive Restaurant
541 Tremont St
120local recommendations
Moe
Moe says “One of my favorites in Boston. The Beehive has amazing drinks and even better food (make sure to mak...” ·
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3. Life Alive Organic Cafe
765 Massachusetts Ave
120local recommendations
Kai
Kai says “It's ultra clean fuel made to taste as good as food that's bad for you: veggies and sauces, nuts and...” ·
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4. Top of the Hub
800 Boylston St
87local recommendations
Catherine
Catherine says “The highest spot in Boston where you can enjoy 360-degree night view of the city. You can either res...” ·
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5. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Ave
258local recommendations
Perry
Perry says “The original MFA opened its doors to the public on July 4, 1876, the nation’s centennial. Built in C...” ·
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6. Toro Boston
1704 Washington St
89local recommendations
John
John says “Interesting and busy American themed Tappas Food and very lively bar with a full liquor license. Al...” ·
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7. J.P. Licks
659 Centre St
86local recommendations
Manuel
Manuel says “There are several JP Licks in MA, but this is the original, where all started. Excellent place to st...” ·
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8. Jamaica Pond
104local recommendations
Perry
Perry says “Jamaica Pond has a path all the way around the pond. Walk or run it (1.49 miles). Rent a boat. Sit ...” ·
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9. Boston Common
139 Tremont St
207local recommendations
Brooke
Brooke says “Great place to relax and have a picnic. Walk through the Boston Garden with beautiful flowers and s...” ·
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10. Flour Bakery & Cafe
1595 Washington St
82local recommendations
John
John says “Breakfast, lunch and occasional take out dinner specials. Wonderful, but pricey for some. Joanne m...” ·
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11. City Feed and Supply
672 Centre St
79local recommendations
Lori
Lori says “There are two City Feeds in JP, we are nearer to the one on Boylston Street. They have great coffee ...” ·
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12. Harvard University
221local recommendations
Perry
Perry says “Harvard University was founded in 1636, making Harvard is America's oldest institute of higher learn...” ·
13. TD Garden
100 Legends Way
78local recommendations
Emily
Emily says “TD Garden is home to the Boston Bruins and the Boston Celtics. The venue also hosts big-name artists...” ·
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14. Toscanini's Ice Cream
159 First St
73local recommendations
Joan
Joan says “Knock out ice cream made on the premises by Gus Toscanini Great Coffee, too. Voted Best Ice Cream ...” ·
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15. 1369 Coffee House
1369 Cambridge St
78local recommendations
Abbie
Abbie says “Great loose tea selection, primo coffee, the best bagels, lots of other yummy food stuff, WiFi, tons...” ·
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16. Oleana
134 Hampshire St
76local recommendations
Demerson
Demerson says “Iconic fine dining in Cambridge. Refined Turkish/Mediterranean inspired menu by Ana Sortun, much of...” ·
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17. Charles River Esplanade
Charles River Esplanade
82local recommendations
Paula
Paula says “The Charles River is down the street from Harvard. If you cross one of the bridges (there are many)...” ·
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18. Ten Tables
597 Centre St
67local recommendations
Manuel
Manuel says “It is perhaps the highest-end fine cuisine available in JP --and Ten Tables arrived even before JP w...” ·
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19. The Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub
472-480 Massachusetts Ave
69local recommendations
Emma
Emma says “The Middle East is a live music venue, bar and restaurant in the Central Square area of Cambridge, M...” ·
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20. Somerville Theatre
55 Davis Square
83local recommendations
Demerson
Demerson says “More than a movie theater- the main theater is frequently used for concerts and performances. All D...” ·
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21. Mike's Pastry
300 Hanover St
67local recommendations
Stay Alfred
Stay Alfred says “This Italian dessert mecca in the North End serves up the finest homemade old-school Italian sweets ...” ·
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22. Tres Gatos
470 Centre St
66local recommendations
Fivos
Fivos says ““Small bites feel big” at this Jamaica Plain joint putting out “delicious”, “funky” Spanish tapas th...” ·
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23. Flour Bakery
190 Massachusetts Ave
63local recommendations
Bonn
Bonn says “Great for breakfast foods and coffee in the morning and cookies and treats all day long. They are e...” ·
24. Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
306 Northern Ave
56local recommendations
Lisa
Lisa says “This brew hall is fun, but if you're going for a tour, head over early in the day and purchase your ...” ·
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25. Union Square Donuts
20 Bow St
61local recommendations
Scout
Scout says “Epically delicious donuts. You will never crave another donut after you've tasted these. Named Bosto...” ·
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26. Boston Public Library
700 Boylston St
109local recommendations
Tom
Tom says “You probably knew there was a SWEET courtyard in the middle of the Boston Public Library, but I bet ...” ·
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27. Redbones Barbecue
55 Chester St
55local recommendations
Jasmine
Jasmine says “Redbones serves up authentic Southern barbecue including Memphis and Baby Back ribs, pulled pork and...” ·
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28. Ula Café
284 Amory St
58local recommendations
Jessie
Jessie says “This is our favorite coffee shop within five minutes walking distance of our condo. They have a larg...” ·
29. Samuel Adams
30 Germania St
73local recommendations
Perry
Perry says “With over 30 distinctive, award-winning styles of craft beer, Samuel Adams offers discerning beer dr...” ·
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30. Bella Luna & The Milky Way
284 Amory St
58local recommendations
Maureen
Maureen says “This is a short Uber ride away at the far end of JP Owned by our good friends - Excellent food - nic...” ·