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Castle Island, Boston

Categories: Historic Sites, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
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The site of Fort Independence, Castle Island connects to the mainland via a narrow strip of land. What once served as a strategic military location in the 17th century is now a year-round recreation area. The fort takes up a majority of the island, and a few wide paths encircle the outer walls. You can join a guided tour on weekends or enjoy a self-guided tour on weekdays. To visit Castle Island and get the most from your holiday in Boston, create itinerary details personal to you using our Boston tourist route planner.
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  • Castle Island is a family favorite for walking around, skipping rocks on the water, jogging, hanging out on the okay beach, eating burgers/dogs/fries/onion rings/ice cream! It's also fun to watch the ...  read more »
  • The location was South of downtown Boston. Great views of Boston Harbor, and walking on the Boardwalk is exhilarating feeling. In the central part of the island fortress of the Pentagon, is listed on the United States national historic landmark.
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  • If you want a true Boston experience go to Castle Island, there are nothing but Southies there. Pretty park, great water views, tons of restrooms. If it's the right time of year you will see lots of s...  read more »
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