Category Archives: Boston Harbor Walks

Webb Memorial Park: A Boston Harbor Island feel without being on an island

Weymouth’s Webb Memorial Park: In addition to being a¬†former NIKE missile launch sight during the Cold War, and the location of a Revolutionary War battle in 1775, this is a park offers sweeping views of the southwest corner of Boston … Continue reading

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Thompson Island from Quincy’s Nickerson Park

Located at the Western end of Boston Harbor, Thompson Island is the closest major harbor island to the city of Boston, and is close to the shores of North Quincy. Nickerson Park is located on the Northernmost point of Quincy … Continue reading

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World’s End: Overlooking the Boston Skyline and the Atlantic Ocean

A view if the distant Boston Skyline from World’s End: The image above is taken from World’s End, a reservation area located at the Southeastern edge of the Boston Harbor. This view highlights that the harbor islands area is vast … Continue reading

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Visiting Castle Island

When you go to Castle Island on a rainy fall day- like this past Sunday- when you are the only one there, it looks kind of spooky. Sometimes it is easy to forget how spooky Castle Island can look when … Continue reading

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A trip to Spectacle Island

Today made me realize why we all pay up to live in this beautiful but expensive greater Boston area. Our own Boston Harbor Islands National Park is an incredible asset, and a great place to visit. ¬†Spectacle Island is one … Continue reading

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World’s End in Hingham

World’s End in Hingham was a great place to be this past Sunday with blue skies and temperatures approaching 70 degrees. The weather in the Boston area has been unbelievable lately and we are taking every opportunity we can to … Continue reading

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