Boston Harbor Islands
Two deadly shipwrecks may bode badly for seafarers, but that doesn’t seem to stop recreational boaters, swimmers and sunbathers from...
Georges Island is one of the transportation hubs for the islands. It is also the site of Fort Warren , a 19th-century fort and Civil War...
A Harbor Island hub, Spectacle Island has a large marina, a solar-powered visitors center, a healthy snack bar and sandy, supervised...
Boston Harbor Islands information
Designated a National Recreation Area, the Boston Harbor Islands consist of 34 islands with sandy beaches and hiking trails. Since the massive cleanup of Boston Harbor in the 1990s, these once-polluted islands, just a 45-minute boat ride from downtown Boston, have been transformed into sparkling natural assets.