Things to do near Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

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    0.71 miJamaica Pond

    Jamaica Pond

    Ranked #49 overall in Boston things to do
    0.71 mi from Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
    9.111 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyGreenWellness

    Such a lovely location for a walk, jog, or bike. It's not very long, but you can easily do laps! It's also connected to other green spaces in the area ...

  • 2
    0.76 miLarz Anderson Park

    Larz Anderson Park

    Ranked #3 overall in Brookline things to do
    0.76 mi from Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
    10.05 reviews
    Outdoors, Park
    Popular withSpiritualOutdoorsyGreen

    Go for a walk, see the Boston skyline, visit the car museum.

  • 3
    0.33 miJamaica Plain

    Jamaica Plain

    Ranked #89 overall in Boston things to do
    0.33 mi from Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
    9.04 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Neighborhood
    Popular withOutdoorsyFoodiesArtsy

    The Boston Phoenix newspaper's annual "Best of Boston" readers' poll consistently ranks "JP" as the city's best neighborhood, and it's easy to see why. Great restaurants, the city's best arboretum, ...

  • 4
    0.68 miMidway Cafe

    Midway Cafe

    Ranked #1 overall in Wayland things to do
    0.68 mi from Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
    10.01 review
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Rock Club
    Popular withNightlifeHistoryStudents

    Even though its a "cafe," and the sign outside advertises food and spirits - the Midway Cafe just started serving coffee and food. Its a small establishment that serves up ...

  • 5
    0.33 miFootlight Theater

    Footlight Theater

    0.33 mi from Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
    10.01 review
    Popular withLGBTQTrendstersNightlife

    The Footlight Club is run entirely by volunteers. We welcome anyone who would like to get involved, whether that means you sing and dance, know your way around or lighting ...

  • 6
    2.96 miFenway Park

    Fenway Park

    Ranked #1 overall in Boston things to do
    2.96 mi from Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
    9.4228 reviews
    Sports, Stadium, Baseball Stadium, Popular
    Popular withFamiliesHistoryOutdoorsy

    As any sports venue, the food and drinks were pretty overpriced but it was fun.

  • 7
    4.42 miBoston Common

    Boston Common

    Ranked #2 overall in Boston things to do
    4.42 mi from Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
    8.9203 reviews
    Outdoors, Park, Popular
    Popular withOutdoorsyHistoryFamilies

    The Boston common is a very large park starting below the state house leading up to The Mall. With historical statues, plaques and play areas it is also home to ...

  • 8
    2.57 miMuseum of Fine Arts

    Museum of Fine Arts

    Ranked #3 overall in Boston things to do
    2.57 mi from Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
    9.5117 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Art Museum
    Popular withArtsyHistoryStudents

    This is an amazing museum with an awesome selection of art from all over the world. Their pieces from, give or take, 1650-1800 are particularly fantastic.

  • 9
    4.58 miHarvard Square

    Harvard Square

    Ranked #1 overall in Cambridge things to do
    4.58 mi from Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
    9.0122 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark, Neighborhood
    Popular withStudentsHistoryFamilies

    Full of restaurants and shops. It can get pretty touristy in the summer especially, but still a nice place to spend either an afternoon or evening.

  • 10
    4.97 miFaneuil Hall Marketplace

    Faneuil Hall Marketplace

    Ranked #4 overall in Boston things to do
    4.97 mi from Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
    8.5129 reviews
    Shopping, Historic Site, Landmark, Mall
    Popular withFoodiesHistoryFamilies

    There's tons of food and stuff to see around this area. I suggest getting lunch at Quincy market.

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