Things to Do in Boston This Fall
As summer fades and fall triggers a burst of autumnal color, Boston offers a new set of attractions alongside its usual sights. Visitors come to admire its and New England’s famously vibrant foliage, and view the city’s landmarks in still-comfortable temperatures. Here are some ways to explore Boston in fall.
- Relish the autumnal air and multi-colored foliage along the city’s waterfront on a fall foliage brunch cruise on Boston Harbor.
- Make the most of precious vacation time by checking off Boston’s landmarks on a replica vintage hop-on hop-off trolley.
- See colonies of whales in the Atlantic before they migrate south for winter on a whale-watching cruise.
- Explore the sites and meeting halls that were the backdrop to Boston’s role in the American Revolution on a private Freedom Trail walking tour.
- Marvel at New Hampshire’s spectacle of autumnal color on a fall foliage sightseeing trip around New England.
- See the city’s top sights, stroll Harvard University’s campus, and sail by the historical USS Constitution on a cruise during a comprehensive day tour of Boston and Cambridge.
- Enjoy authentic Boston pizza washed down with cold beer and visit history-steeped pubs on an evening tavern-and-pizza walking tour.
- Get drenched as you spin and hurtle around Boston Harbor on a high-speed Codzilla boat ride.
- Take a full-day rail trip to New York and admire sights such as the Statue of Liberty and Times Square from a hop-on hop-off double-decker bus.
- See the sandy shores of Cape Cod bathed in the pale autumn light on a fall Cape Cod tour, including a boat ride on Hyannis harbor.