18 walks in Boston

These walks will take you 2 to 3 hours to complete without counting the stops and visits. They can be truncated, modified and for some of them, combined with others.

If you follow the links, you’ll have their complete description with a map of the trail to follow; photos illustrating what you’ll see; T. stations at the start and end of the walk; info about restrooms, places to sit and places to eat.

Walk in Boston # 1: the forgotten West End: a little less than 2 hours walk to see what urban renewal meant in the 1960’s.

Walk in Boston # 2: the other North End: a 90 mn walk to explore Little Italy off the beaten path.

Walk in Boston # 3: the old and new East Boston: a 3 miles self-guided tour with superb views of Downtown Boston, especially at night.

Walk in Boston # 4: sculpture, art and architecture at MIT: a two hours walks on the MIT campus then along the river with views of Boston.

Walk in Boston # 5: the historic Charlestown: a 90 mn to 3 hours walk to explore the oldest neighborhood of Boston.

Walk in Boston # 6: Castle Island in South Boston: an easy walk to feel the air of the high sea.

Walk in Boston # 7: the Dorchester Bay shores: a 3 miles walk to visit 3 museums and end your day on a beach.

Walk in Boston # 8: the trendy Seaport Fort Point District: a 2.5 miles tour in a completely renovated part of South Boston.

Walk in Boston # 9: the Chinatown, Downtown and Financial Districts: 2 miles to explore 3 different parts of Boston Center.

Walk in Boston # 10: charming Beacon Hill: a 2 to 4 hours walk in one of the prettiest historical neighborhood of Boston.

Walk in Boston # 11: Beacon Hill and surrounding parks: a 3 miles walk to combine open spaces and historical places.

Walk in Boston # 12: luxurious Back Bay: a 1:30 hour walk to explore the wealth of this part of the city.

Walk in Boston # 13, shopping and culture in Back Bay: a 2.5 miles walk to satisfy different pleasure.

Walk in Boston # 14, the touristic Waterfront: a 2.5 miles walk to explore 3 different parts of Downtown.

Walk in Boston # 15: the gardens of the South End: a 2 hours walks mixing contemporary art, historical neighborhood and nature.

Walk in Boston # 16: from Symphony to Brigham Circle: A 2 hours walk (except if you stop at the two largest art museums of the city) through the campus of 5 universities and their galleries.

Walk in Boston # 17: from Longwood to West Fenway: 2 hours to explore a part of Boston off the beaten path.

Walk in Boston # 18: venerable Harvard: a 1h30 to 5h walk (or more depending on what you choose to do) to visit the Harvard campus and its surroundings.


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