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The Best of Winter in Boston

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Yes, we are a hearty bunch. Where else can you find cleared bike lanes in the winter and sail boats on the Charles as soon as the ice is out? Boston doesn't hibernate by any stretch of the imagination. Both indoors and out, you'll find this city still active when the temperatures dip below freezing and winter takes hold of Bostonians.
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4 Charles St, Boston, MA 02116, USA
Boston’s Public Garden is magical in the summer, with its many weeping willows and manicured hedges. Kids and adults alike will delight in a ride on the iconic Swan Boats, which float on the garden’s lagoon. The whimsical boats are foot-pedaled,...
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484 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02116, USA
Connecting Boston's Public Garden to Massachusetts Avenue the Mall is the central organizing element in the Back Bay. A light dusting of snow silhouettes the tree-lined promenade enhancing its sculptural elements.
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2057, 78 Olympia Ave, Woburn, MA 01801, USA
Although I like this spot any time of year, it particularly serves a purpose in the dregs of winter. No matter your age or ability, harness up and and get tested. Their 'guides' are really great trainers whose enthusiasm for the sport is...
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1041, 4001 Washington St, Canton, MA 02021, USA
Now I will be the first to admit that this is not a Vermont ski hill. That being said, it's is a pretty great spot for those looking for a winter activity and some outdoor fun within minutes of Boston. The Blue Hills ski area has been running...
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99 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113, USA
Have you ever wanted to learn how to shuck an oyster? Aside from offering a great fish selection alongside terrific sushi rolls, The North End Fish Market offers free oyster shucking lessons every Saturday. Between the hours of 1 and 3pm, the...
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139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
The Boston Common, built in 1634, is America's oldest park and the start of the famous Freedom Trail. A beautiful spot to walk in all seasons and try to imagine the Redcoats making camp there in 1775. During the winter, the Frog Pond has a magical...
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100 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
During the weekend & experiencing the rich markets of Haymarkets is a great place for an outing. There's some awesome deals to be had.If your looking to score a deal on fresh produces this is the place to go. You can buy a box of big Central...
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52 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Located in the heart of Harvard Square, {additional location in Boston proper} this inviting cafe is guaranteed to take the chill off winter. The mulled cider is wonderful, but drinking chocolate, especially the dark variety, is a rich, decadent...
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100 Legends Way #250, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Sports fans in Boston have a legendary reputation. Not saying it's good or bad, but let's just agree that they're loyal! And while the city is about so much more than just sports, taking in a Bruins game is definitely a highlight in winter. After...
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1 Financial Ctr, Boston, MA 02111, USA
An unexpected burst of color in Boston, directly across from the main entrance to South Station! For two summers now, it's been impossible to miss when you take in Dewey Square... from pretty much any angle. In 2013, what first grabbed the eye was...