What's Open in Boston

You MissedThis Boston

Relive your favorite experiences while discovering new ways to explore our diverse and vibrant city.  It's the Boston you've been missing and we are ready to welcome you back!

Out-of-State Travel Order

As of August 1 all visitors and returning residents entering Massachusetts must follow the MA COVID-19 Travel Order. Visitors arriving from NH, VT, ME, CT, NY, and DC  are exempt from the order.

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All individuals over the age of 18 and unaccompanied minors entering Massachusetts, who are not coming from a COVID lower-risk state and do not fall within certain, limited exemptions, must complete this form upon or prior to entry to the state.




Dining & Foodie Fun

As of June 22, restaurants are permitted to offer indoor dining service by meeting mandatory safety standards and recommended best practices. Be sure to call ahead to confirm availability.

Many restaurants have expanded their service to include outdoor table service as well as take out & delivery. Enjoy sidewalk, patio and roof top dining al fresco.

Food & Wine



Family Activities

From the waterfront to the Fens, and across the river too, Boston is full of family-oriented things to do.  Take a walk along the waterfront or the Freedom Trail.  You can visit the Franklin Park or Stoneham Zoo with advance reservations.

Family Activities


Trails & Transportation 

Fun if by land, fun if by sea.  Visitors will enjoy both with Boston’s many diverse and historic trails, such as the Freedom Trail.

Boston’s rich history of immigration and multiculturalism is celebrated along the Black Heritage TrailIrish Heritage TrailNative American Trail  and the Boston Equality Trail.  

Trails & Transportation

Freedom Trail Map

Map of the Freedom Trail


Museums & Exhibitions

Museums started to reopen in early July with safety guidelines for visits, including timed ticketing and/or reservations. Consider saving on admission with a Go Boston or Boston City Pass!


Museums & Exhibitions



Sports & Recreation

Boston offers a wide array of recreational activities for everyone including golfing, canoeing, sailing, swimming, biking, fishing and kayaking.

Shopping & Retail

For those of you who favor urban chic, the traditional and classic or upscale funky, our shops and stores are certain to please. The quality and versatility of our imaginative boutiques, eclectic galleries and prestigious department stores are only rivaled by our distinctive shopping districts where you can browse the glass-enclosed arcades at Copley PlacePrudential Center and CambridgeSide, meander the open-air Faneuil Hall MarketplaceLegacy Place and Patriot Place and seasonal artisan pop-ups and stroll the brownstone boutiques and shops along Newbury and Charles Streets. 

Designer and brand name outlet shopping is within easy reach at Assembly Row in SomervilleWrentham Village Premium Outlets in Wrentham, Merrimack Outlets in southern New Hampshire and the Kittery Outlets right over the border in Maine.