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Family Activities

Boston is a great place for families with children. For information on child care during the 35th, contact For ideas and information on activities you can do with your family, see the many links below.


Boston and nearby communities

Arnold Arboretum

Boston by Sea

City of Boston online

Boston Duck Tours

Boston Harbor Cruises Whale Watching

Boston Tea Party Ship

Charles River Canoe and Kayak

Children's Museum of Boston

Faneuil Hall / Quincy Market

Fenway Park Tour
NOTE: The Red Sox will be playing in Baltimore on Sept 23, 24 and 25. They will play four games against Toronto in Boston starting on Sept 26. For more information, go to

Franklin Park Zoo

Freedom Trail

Harvard Museum of Natural History

John F. Kennedy Library and Museum

John Hancock Observatory

Museum of Fine Arts

Museum of Science

Museum of Transportation

New England Aquarium

New England Sports Museum

Old Town Trolley

Puppet Showplace Theatre

Swam Boats

U.S.S. Constitution (Old Ironsides) Museum

Out of Town

Butterfly Place

Charles River Canoe and Kayak

Davis Farmland and Mega Maze

Discovery Museums

Drumlin Farm

Minute Man National Historical Park

Plimoth (Plymouth) Plantation

Salem Witch Museum

Walden Pond