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A day at Houghton's Pond The Mountain Bike Loop The Harborwalk at The Kennedy Museum
 
  A day at Houghton's Pond
A great place that has something for everyone in the family…
Cost: Free
Duration: Full day
The Mountain Bike Loop at Middlesex Fells Reservation

You can't beat the Fells for a challenging ride through ponds, boulders and woods... just 20 minutes from the city

Cost: Free
Duration: Half day
  The Harborwalk at the Kennedy Museum

Where else can you walk on a beach while watching the sun setting on a great skyline?

Cost: Free
Duration: A few
hours
       
  Middlesex Fells Reservation South nd Middlesex Fells The Mount Auburn Cemetery
 
The Skyline Trail at Middlesex Fells Reservation

Where else could you spend a full day hiking across woods, boulder and ponds . . . 15 minutes from downtown boston?

Cost: Free
Duration: Half-day/full day
  South End Middlesex Fells

Where else could you walk across woods, boulder and ponds . . . 20 minutes from downtown Boston?

Cost: Free
Duration: A few
hours
The Mount Auburn Cemetery

It is America’s first garden cemetery, dating back to 1831, and an outstanding place for a walk among exotic tree species, lakes and ponds

Cost: Free
Duration: A few
hours
       
  Minuteman Bikeway Harbor Islands The Skyline Trail at Blue Hills Reservation
 
Minuteman Bikeway

One of the few places in the country where you can ride for an hour and barely see a car or a red light. A great experience for riders of all levels.

Cost: Free
Duration: A few
hours/half day
Harbor Islands

The best kept secret of the US National Parks – enjoy a castaway experience 30 minutes from downtown Boston . . . by boat!

Cost: $10 per
person
Duration: Half-day/
full day
  The Skyline Trail at Blue Hills Reservation

Get a feel for what it means to be really tired after a full day of hiking . . . Only 30 minutes from Boston!

Cost: Free
Duration: Half-day/full day
       
  Intro to Kayaking South Reservoir at Middlesex Fells Paddling Around Thomson Island
 
Introduction to Sea Kayaking

Have you stood on the shore and seen paddlers in the distance, exploring coastal islands and secret coves? Become one of them!

Cost: $115 per
person
Duration: Full day
  South Reservoir at Middlesex Fells

Where else could you walk across woods, boulder and ponds . . . 20 minutes from downtown Boston?

Cost: Free
Duration: A few
hours/half day
Paddling Around Thomson Island

A nice paddling adventure around one of the lesser known of Boston Harbor National Park's islands

Cost: $65 (kayak
rental)
Duration: A few
hours
       
  Canoe on the Charles River Picnic at Larz Anderson Park A Walk in the Habitat Sanctuary
 
Canoe on the Charles

Explore one of the most scenic sections of urban river in the country! No reservation or experience is required, and free parking is available

Cost: $14/hour
Duration: A few
hours
Picnic at Larz Anderson park

Soak up the sun and fly your kite above the skyline of Boston

Cost: Free
Duration: Half-day/
full day
  The Skyline Trail at Blue Hills Reservation

Get a feel for what it means to be really tired after a full day of hiking . . . Only 30 minutes from Boston!

Cost: Free
Duration: Half-day/full day
 

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