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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Art Museum
“Museum of Fine Arts is the fifth largest museum in America with more than 450,000 works of art.”
  • 287 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“Not everyone is aware that Fenway Park offers tours for people visiting the ballpark. This guided tour offers you insight to the history of the ballpark as well as a chance to walk on the field. ”
  • 293 locals recommend
Park
“Boston Common/Public Garden was created in 1634 and has 80 species of plant. There are places for lunch, picnic and beautiful sight seeing.”
  • 227 locals recommend
Science Museum
“The Museum of Science is one of the best tours in the city, showing science not as boring or hard to understand, but fun and interesting by revealing concepts in an interactive way and with practical examples in smart and thoughtful attractions for adults and children.”
  • 164 locals recommend
College Science Building
“Massachussets is one of the most famous, ancient and recognized educational institutions in the world, Harvard University. The University is located in Cambridge, a city that is glued to Boston, almost like another neighborhood in the state capital. The Harvard University tour is very tasty and enjoyable, and worth doing in my opinion.”
  • 210 locals recommend
Spa
“Newbury St has both popular clothing stores and little-known boutiques; a great place to spend the afternoon shopping and then to settle down for dinner and drinks. ”
  • 258 locals recommend
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Garden
“Oldest public garden in America. I love this park specially during the spring season because of it’s very colorful, vibrant and beautiful tulips and flowering trees. Park is well maintained. Friendly squirrels that will follow you for some food , ducks swimming lazyly in the pond and dont forget to ride the swan boats! ”
  • 179 locals recommend
  • 4 Experiences
Historic Site
“offering a variety of shopping, restaurants and street performers there is so much to do in and around the area. Hop on a guided city tour, cross the street to visit the New England Aquarium or walk the Rose Kennedy Greenway. You can spend a whole day in this area. ”
  • 195 locals recommend
Art Museum
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“This unique museum is one of my favorites: Isabella Stewart Gartner built this villa and incorporated her art collection in the building. ”
  • 200 locals recommend
Route
“The Freedom Trail is a 2.5-mile-long path through downtown Boston, Massachusetts, that passes by 16 locations significant to the history of the United States. Marked largely with brick, it winds between Boston Common to the Bunker Hill Monument in Charlestown.”
  • 160 locals recommend
Aquarium
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“An important point to note is the fact that the New England Aquarium is engaged in the preservation of marine life through a variety of activities: it uses its funding for research, education and awareness, and endangered species conservation programs.”
  • 108 locals recommend
Park
“The Arboretum is a lovely spot for the family to enjoy. It has 1100 acres of parks and waterways. A beautiful place!”
  • 179 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Overflowing with restaurants and little boutique shops, the North End is an amazing place to get dinner. Reservations STRONGLY recommended, though some of the most popular don't accept them and you may have to wait in line anyways.”
  • 168 locals recommend
  • 6 Experiences
University
“MIT is a world class university and attracts students, scholars and visitors from around the globe. Beautiful campus and lively event calendar!”
  • 121 locals recommend
Building
“Prudential Center and Newbury Streets are great places to shopping in Boston.”
  • 73 locals recommend
Plaza
“Stroll around harvard square to find great shopping, restaurants, and entertainment. ”
  • 123 locals recommend

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
“If you like Jazz, the Beehive is a must. The brunch is delicious. Just sit at the bar downstairs for a libation of sound.”
  • 153 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“The quintessential Cambridge experience. Life Alive has always been here providing exceptionally fresh and healthy salads, bowls and smoothies. Entirely vegetarian with many vegan offerings, you will find this is a very popular local place for breakfast, lunch and even dinner.”
  • 128 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“It is a famous restaurant in Boston. It is on the top of Prudential Center with a good view to see the whole Boston.”
  • 109 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“Chef Ken Oringer is a 3x James Beard nominee for restauranteur of the year. This is the most NYC in vibe in terms of liveliness and fun. Small plates/tapas focus with delicious food. Great for groups and brunch.”
  • 95 locals recommend
Rock Club
“The Middle East has been an anchor of Central Square for decades. While it sounds like a single venue - it is actually 3 distinct music venues: Middle East Corner (free live music), Middle East Downstairs (larger music venue with covers between $10-20), Middle East Upstairs (more acoustic type acts with small cover).”
  • 79 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“Oleana is the best Mediterranean food in Cambridge and possibly all of Massachusetts. In the summer, their garden is a magical place to enjoy a fantastic meal. Great for special occasions or those who appreciate sampling the high-end food scene.”
  • 79 locals recommend
Brewery
“This brewery, which offers tours, boasts a beer hall that serves pretzels, plus a gift shop.”
  • 65 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“The raw bar featuring at least a half-dozen impeccably fresh, perfectly shucked oyster varieties from New England harbors plus a couple from the Pacific Northwest, as well as uni, raw clams and seasonal delicacies like stone crab claws.”
  • 61 locals recommend

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