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Boston's Best Summer Activities| Hotel Revere Boston Common

By: Hotel Revere Boston / 15 Jun 2021
Bostons Best Summer Activities

School's out for summer. And it's the perfect time to explore the beautiful and historic city of Boston. Known as "America's Walking City," Boston is New England's summer playground with awesome outdoor activities and attractions. Stroll along historic sidewalks, roam colorful neighborhoods, and explore green parks, beaches, and waterfronts.

Experience Boston's vibrant culture and charm this summer, from boat tours on the Charles River to the annual Boston Harborfest. See a Red Sox game at Fenway Park. Sip a Boston lager on rooftop bar in the Back Bay. Cruise Boston Harbor or walk the Freedom Trail.

The concierge at the Revere Hotel Boston Common has a few tips for summer fun with an authentic Boston twist.

Take a Boston Harbor Cruise or Boat Tour

Enjoy the ultimate summer adventure with Boston Harbor cruises, boat tours, whale watching excursions, and ferry rides. Discover the history and natural beauty of Boston Harbor and the waterfront.

Boston Harbor City Cruises – This company offers several incredible adventures, including the Historic Harbor Cruise and the Sunset Sightseeing Cruise. These narrated 80-minute tours take you past beautiful islands, cultural landmarks, and historic lighthouses, as well as the USS Constitution.

Boston Harbor Islands Ferry - Enjoy a scenic ferry ride to beautiful Spectacle and Georges Islands this summer season departing from Long Wharf North. Comprised of 34 islands and peninsulas, Boston Harbor Islands offer beaches, parks, historic forts, picnic areas, and sweeping harbor views.

Boston Sunset Cruises – Cruise along Boston Harbor in a classic yacht as the sky changes from blue to orange behind the outline of Boston's skyline. Departing from Rowes Wharf, head out to watch the sun go down over Boston. See the U.S.S. Constitution in the Charlestown Navy Yard as the cannon fire announces the setting of the sun.

Codzilla Boat Tour - Take a wild ride on Codzilla, a super-fast boat ride with an original soundtrack that takes you on a fun journey on Boston Harbor. Codzilla is a thrilling adventure at 40 MPH with hairpin turns and spins as you explore the sights of Boston.

Whale Watching Tours – Set sail from the New England Aquarium on a whale watching tour on theStellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary. See humpback, finback, minke and endangered right whales, as well as dolphins, sea birds and diverse marine life. Learn about these magnificent mammals from New England Aquarium naturalists on board.

Boston Duck Boats on the Charles River

Take an exciting tour on a duck boat, a replica World War II amphibious DUKW vehicle. Departing from the Museum of Science, Prudential Center and the New England Aquarium, this tour takes you on land past Boston Common, Quincy Market, and TD Garden, home of the Boston Celtics. Splash into the Charles River for breathtaking views of the Boston and Cambridge skylines. See famous Boston landmarks like the Old State House, Prudential Tower, Copley Square, and the Back Bay neighborhood.

See a Red Sox game at Fenway Park

Take in a Red Sox game at America's most legendary ballpark. See the Sox swing for the Green Monster while singing Sweet Caroline in the 7th inning stretch. The Red Sox play several home games at Fenway Park this summer. Nothing beats a cold beer, a hot dog, and summer day at the ballgame.

Join Boston Sightseeing and Heritage Tours

Boston offers many cultural tours and heritage trails perfect for exploring the city this summer. Discover Boston's history on walking, bike, and trolley tours around town. Join one of the food or brewery tours to experience Boston's unique culinary spirit or see the sights on a harbor cruise at sunset.

Walk the red-bricked Freedom Trail, which takes you to 16 historic landmarks including Boston Common and the Paul Revere House. Boston's rich multiculturalism is celebrated along the Irish Heritage Trail, Black Heritage Trail, and the Equality Trail, which follows the route of the first Boston Pride parade.

Find a Summer Rooftop Patio

Nothing says summer like a classic cocktail on a rooftop patio bar. Boston offers the best rooftop bars in New England with incredible food and drink and spectacular city views.

Pop up to the lively scene at Rooftop@Revere, with a seasonal menu, unique seating, and Back Bay views. Rooftop@Revere is one of the most coveted rooftop lounges and bars in Boston, serving New England cuisine, creative libations, and local brews. Try the lobster roll or the Revere Burger with a Common's Blossom made with Irish gin. Rooftop@Revere also offers the city's best rooftop Sunday brunch.

Enjoy globally influenced comfort food in a vintage-industrial warehouse at Coppersmith. This dynamic food and drink venue in South Boston offers a breathtaking roof deck with a vintage Airstream serving craft beer and house cocktails.

Play on The Lawn on D

This funky urban park and playground is an oasis for children near the Boston convention center. The Lawn on D features interactive art installations, live music, an inflatable maze, and super cool LED illuminated, glowing swings. Play popular backyard games with the family like cornhole, giant Jenga, ping pong, and bocce ball.

Boston's Summer Refuge

Kick off your summer holiday in Boston's Back Bay at the Revere Hotel Boston Common. Get away for a summer adventure at our boutique hotel immersed in Boston's most energizing neighborhood. Walk to the Boston Public Garden. Take a Boston harbor cruise to the islands and beaches. Enjoy food and beer tours or explore this walkable city on foot.

Relax in our luxury rooms and suites with in-room dining and awesome city views. Grab boldly local comfort food and spirits with a Boston accent at Rebel's Guild. Elevate your senses at Boston's best rooftop bar, Rooftop@Revere, for summer drinks like the Devil's Mule. Summer starts with our latest specials and packages at Revere Hotel.

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