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By Zach Giordano | video by Aaron Weiss
| March 18, 2019
Boston’s Waterfront is a sprawling neighborhood connecting the historic, brick-lined streets of the North End to the vibrant bustle of the ever-evolving Seaport. A stroll from one to the another reveals historic architecture, family-friendly activities, outdoor patios, and picturesque views of the harbor-side horizon.
Watch the video below to tour all these highlights and more as you travel along the winding walkways of Boston’s Waterfront.
Boston Children’s Museum
Across the bridge to Boston’s Seaport and past the iconic Hood milk bottle is the Boston Children’s Museum, a destination for families looking to discover the possibilities of playtime. With an art studio, interactive exhibits, educational programs, and rotating performers, this museum turns family-friendly entertainment into an unforgettable, enriching experience.
New England Aquarium
Wave hello to the harbor seals on your way into the New England Aquarium, a palace of natural wonders complete with penguins at the doorstep, fish from around the world, frogs of all colors, and even a shy octopus. And you’ll feel good about your visit: Your ticket helps fund the aquarium’s commitment to marine conservation around the world.
Boston Tea Party Ship and Museum
Take a trip back in time aboard the Boston Tea Party Ship, a floating museum in the Boston Harbor dedicated to the event that rerouted American history and started a revolution. The guided experience features an interactive town meeting, historical artifacts, and an actual tea dumping.
Institute of Contemporary Art
Since its founding over 80 years ago, the Institute of Contemporary Art has had a mission to celebrate and share the wonders of contemporary art in all its forms, showcasing paintings, photography, and sculptures, as well as dance performances and interactive art installations.
Wind around the wharfs on the Boston Harborwalk, a clear path along the edge of the Waterfront’s coast that gives you an unmatched view of the harbor at every step. Along the way you’ll find places to eat, lounge, play, and snap a few memorable photos of the city’s skyline and beyond.
Christopher Columbus Park
Known best for it’s long, covered trellis, Christopher Columbus Park is a community space along the harbor that offers visitors the perfect place to picnic, chit chat, play with their pets, or just take in the view.
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