50 Free Things To Do! Boston Harbor Islands

50 Free Things To Do! Boston Harbor Islands

Did you know that there are 34 islands a short ferry ride from downtown Boston? Now that the rains seem to have ceased, maybe you're looking for a quick and inexpensive getaway from the city — the Boston Harbor Islands could be just the thing! Marketed for outdoors lovers, the Islands also offer a rich history of buildings and structures including over 30 early-20th century cottages on Peddocks Island and some iconic lighthouses. Just buy a ferry ticket and spend the day enjoying a few of the 50 free island activities all summer long...

In addition to great hiking, kayaking, fishing, swimming and many other outdoor activities, the Boston Harbor Islands has an extensive summer schedule of absolutely free events! Ranging from plays in the park to vintage baseball games, there's something for everyone and every age.

Have you ever been to the Harbor Islands? With so many options, we'd love to hear your experiences on the best way to take advantage of this great Boston escape!

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