Island hopping in Boston Bay

Island hopping in Boston Bay

On sunny days, the gorgeous maritime landscapes of the bay islands provide glorious escape.

From the waterfront of Boston, you can see dotted before you 34 islands on the immediate horizon. If the weather is good, a day-long cruise is in order. The Boston Harbor Islands ferry, which services the main islands, is a good place to start. Highlights on this trip include Little Brewster Island, home to the oldest lighthouse in the United States, and Peddocks Island, where Martin Scorsese shot Shutter Island.

On George Island, you can visit Fort Warren, and Spectacle Island offers hiking, yoga lessons, and sea-kayak excursions. Finally, join the many Bostonians who throng to Lovells Island for an ocean dip on its lovely beaches.

Boston Harbor Cruises Ferry Center
66 Long Wharf
Boston, MA 02110

+1 617 227 4321