Beyond Quincy

While Quincy is the City of Presidents, much of its history is shared with our neighboring communities. Our bordering towns include Boston, Braintree, Milton and Weymouth. Quincy is located 40 minutes from Plymouth and Salem and one hour from Cape Cod and Providence, RI.

As First Lady to the 2nd President of the United States and mother of the 6th President, Abigail is one of the most respected and influential women of the early revolutionary period of American his


Open second Sunday of the month from June - November. Private tours available by appointment.

180 Norton Street
Weymouth, MA 02191
Phone: 781-277-1271

A collaborative of nineteen historic sites in eight towns along the South Shore offering historic, hidden treasures in a relaxed, scenic atmosphere.

Celebrate Boston’s rich history onboard the Beantown Trolley, a red San Francisco style trolley car.

435 High Street
Randolph, MA 02368
Phone: 617-720-6342

Blue Hill Meteorological Observatory, located at the top of a scenic mountain range south of Boston, is a unique American institution.

1 Observatory Service Road
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-696-0562

Stretching over 7,000 acres from Quincy to Dedham, Milton to Randolph, the Blue Hills Reservation provides a green oasis in an urban environment.

840 Hillside Street
Milton, MA
Phone: 781-828-1805
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Located just minutes south of Boston on the highest coastal region peak in the state, Blue Hills ski area has provided lift served skiing for over half a century.

The Blue Hills Trailside Museum is the interpretive center for the state’s 7,000-acre Blue Hills Reservation and is managed by Mass Audubon.


Tuesday - Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Blue Hills Trailside Museum
1904 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02184
Phone: 617-333-0690
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A founding team of Major League Lacrosse, the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league, the Boston Cannons play their home games at Quincy's Veterans Memorial Stadium. 

History, character, sites, stories and more – Boston has it all. And Boston Harbor Cruises can show you this captivating city like no one else can.

1 Long Wharf Boston
MA 02110 USA, MA 02110
Phone: 617-227-4321

With four buildings on their campus representing four centuries of Braintree’s history, the Braintree Historical Society joined the town in celebrating 375 Years of Revolutionary People, Places &am

31 Tenney Rd
Braintree, MA
Phone: 781-848-1640

Brookwood Community Farm strives to restore underutilized farmland for agricultural purposes, while maintaining and cultivating the ecological richness and diversity of the land.

Welcome to Boston! Choose from a wide variety of Boston tours and New England sightseeing options.

435 High Street Randolph
MA 02368 USA, MA 02368
Phone: 617-720-6342

Operating in the New England and metropolitan area of Boston and based in the City of Quincy since 1991, Don Quijote Tours has provided tour services to international visitors in search of the cons

17 Reardon Street
Quincy, MA
Phone: 617-328-1333
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A collaborative of twelve historic sites in Greater Boston connecting you to their hidden stories and relationships.

A rare surviving example of late nineteenth-century architecture and design will soon be open to the public for the first time ever.

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956

Explore America’s birth as a global economic power in the 19th century through the prism of one family’s inspiring stories of adventure, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and civic leadership.

215 Adams Street
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-696-1815

Twenty-four acres in size and up to 42 feet in depth, Houghton’s Pond is a spring-fed kettle hole pond formed by receding glaciers approximately 10,000 years ago.

840 Hillside Street
Milton, MA 02186

The richness and depth of Irish literature; the haunting sounds of its traditional music and the intricate steps of its dance; the power of its drama; the excitement of its unique sports; and the a

Home to the Weymouth Historical Society, the homestead houses a genealogical library with Weymouth records from the 1600’s, a shoe shop which is original to the homestead, a military room with memo


Open Wednesdays 9 am – 1 pm, excluding holidays and by appointment.

238 Park Avenue
South Weymouth, MA
Phone: 781-340-1022

The Marina Bay Ferry is a unique partnership between the City of Quincy, the Town of Winthrop and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to provide water transportation from Squantum Point Park in Quinc

Squantum Point Park
Quincy, MA 02171

The Milton Art Center MAC, is a nonprofit creative development organization offering education and art inspired events for all ages. The MAC offers art classes, workshops, birthday parties, lecture

The Suffolk Resolves, which were signed here on September 9, 1774 and carried by Paul Revere to the First Continental Congress in Philadelphia, were a major development in colonial animosity leadin


Open limited Sundays 1-3pm

Suffolk Resolves House
1370 Canton Avenue
Milton, MA
Phone: 617-333-9700

Sunshine Travel Services is one of Boston’s leading provider of personal and business travel services.

12 Tyler Street
Boston, MA
Phone: 617-695-1989

Private tours of Boston area history, sites and scenes done boutique style; expert local, fun guides in comfortable, luxury vehicles customizing tours to suit individual tastes.

TreeTopAdventures is a 3 hour zip-line and climbing experience for adults, teens and kids 7+. Fun, exciting and safe for all participants.


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