Explore Boston

Paul Revere House

Freedom Trail attraction. Built in 1680, Paul Revere’s former home is the oldest wooden house still standing in Boston, and he owned it from 1770-1800. Today, this building is on the National Historic Register and has been restored to a late 17th-century appearance.

Boston Tea Party Ships Museum

This center provides a unique, immersive experience set during a historic time period (1773-1775). Live actors, tea-tossing reenactments, high-tech interactive exhibits, a film and three authentically restored tea ships tell the full story of the Boston Tea Party and its immediate aftermath.

Fenway Park

Home to baseball’s Boston Red Sox, century-old Fenway Park is one of America’s favorite and most historic ballparks. Since its opening game, April 20, 1912, the field has seen the likes of the Babe, Cy and Ted. The left-field wall, dubbed the Green Monster, is a formidable target for batters.

Faneuil Hall Marketplace

This early American marketplace has been a vendor market since Colonial days, when it stood right at Boston Harbor’s original shoreline. Today, find numerous stores, both local independents and national chains, pushcart vendors and historic and modern restaurants.

Freedom Trail Tour

This tour is available seven days a week, with two tours daily in the winter and an extended schedule other months. The tour lasts about two hours and visits historic churches, the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum, slave burial grounds, and sites of particular importance to African-Americans.

New England Aquarium

Explore the world’s waters from the Amazon rain forest to Pacific reefs to the Gulf of Maine, and the creatures living there. Come see the Giant Ocean Tank, a Caribbean coral reef environment boasting 2,000 sea creatures! Other main exhibits include a shark and ray touch tank and a seal center.

Boston Public Library

America’s first municipally-funded public library houses millions of books, manuscripts, music scores and art and boasts a scenic courtyard, events, readings and exhibits. Free art and architecture tours available.

Boston Common

Freedom Trail attraction. America’s oldest public park and part of the Emerald Necklace, the 50-acre Boston Common was set aside in 1634 as a military “trayning” ground and pastureland, and it has always been a gathering place for residents who convene for rallies or recreation.