Sports and Recreation

If you are visiting and seeking sports and recreation in Boston on a family vacation, start off by taking a Boston Bike Tour, available through Urban Adventures on Atlantic Avenue. This citywide bicycling program gives you and your family the opportunity to see the city on two wheels with a guide who can give you the history of the sites while you get in your exercise.

You and your family can take a historic walking tour of the city along the Freedom Trail, covering 2.5 miles of the historic sites of the city and you will be able to see 16 major spots that are rich in Colonial Boston history.

Prepare the family for the time to paddle and see the city from a completely different perspective. Located on Soldiers Field Road, you can rent kayaks and canoes from five different locations from Charles River Canoe and Kayak.

If golf is your passion, visit the International Golf Club & Resort, located in Greater Boston West in Bolton, to get in a few rounds of golf with your party.

For wintertime fun with your family, visit Kendall Square Skating Rink so you can all lace up your skates and hit the ice for hours of ice skating fun. This activity is located in Cambridge on Athenaeum Street.

Laser tag is always an option for fun family recreation and entertainment. You and your family can visit the Roslindale/West Roxbury/Hyde Park area of the city to enjoy this interactive adventure game for people of all ages to enjoy. You can enjoy this rollicking family adventure at any time of the year since it is indoors.

If you and your party are more interested in being spectators and seeing professional sports, you always have baseball. Check out a game at Fenway Park, located in the Fenway/Kenmore area of the city, for an afternoon enjoying the sunshine, snacks and a great game, no matter who the Red Sox may be playing when you visit.

Basketball fans will be in for a treat when you visit the financial district in downtown Boston for an evening watching the Boston Celtics. Enjoy your shot at seeing this 17-time champion team, steeped in history. Take a trip to the TD Gardens for a night of exciting basketball.

Visit the TD Gardens in the downtown financial district to watch the city's professional hockey team, the Boston Bruins.