Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, Boston

(440+ reviews on the web)
Island
Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area links 34 islands, some of which are protected areas for wildlife, while others are open to the public for recreation. Each of the public islands have a distinctive feature. For example, you'll find the Boston Light on Little Brewster Island and Fort Warren on Georges Island. You can catch a ferry to Georges and Spectacle islands for hiking and beach activities. Part of the Boston Harbor Islands Archeological District, the islands yield many artifacts from early settlers and native tribes. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area and many more Boston attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Boston trip builder.
map
Create a full Boston itinerary

Plan your trip to Boston

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Boston by other users

4 days in Boston BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, relaxing, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Boston BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, outdoors, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Boston BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in New England BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Boston BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Boston BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Boston BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Massachusetts BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Boston BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Boston, Plymouth & Gettysburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, kids, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: October, kids, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Boston BY A USER FROM LITHUANIA June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Great for history buffs, great for families. you can learn about the history of the islands. it is great because you can go in the water and play on the islands, and have picniks on the beach or islan...  more »
  • These islands are easy and fun to visit, and each one has it's own unique feel and character. Accessible by ferry, or take your own boat if you have one.  more »
  • A day trip to one of the harbor islands is fantastic. Bring a picnic and your walking shoes and enjoy.  more »