Boston in the Summer

Founded in 1630, Boston is one of the most historic cities in the United States. A vibrant, dynamic metropolis, Boston remains one of the most exciting destinations in the country. During the summer, Bostonians make the most of the warm weather, taking advantage of the city’s wide variety of outdoor activities, cultural attractions, neighborhood events, and nightlife.

To help you learn about the city and get you started in enjoying its possibilities, we have provided a general guide to the many activities and attractions that Boston has to offer. You’ll find links to information on everything from sporting events to shopping to sightseeing. We’re sure that you will discover many things to enjoy as you explore the city. For subway and bus maps, visit the MBTA website.


Check to see all the important summer dates.

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Browse our summer course listings.

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See the answers to our most commonly asked questions.

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