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South End Boston

The neighborhood of South End Boston, Massachusetts, is a charming and vibrant community that is often described as one of the city's best-kept secrets. With its tree-lined streets and rows of Victorian brownstones, this area offers a unique blend of old-world charm and modern urban living.


Location

South End Boston is situated just south of the Back Bay neighborhood and a short distance from Downtown Boston. It is bordered by Massachusetts Avenue to the north, Harrison Avenue to the east, Northampton Street to the south, and Dartmouth Street to the west.

History

South End Boston has a rich and fascinating history dating back to the 19th century. Originally built as an extension of the neighboring South Boston, it was envisioned as a fashionable residential area for Boston's upper class. However, due to economic struggles and population growth in the late 19th century, South End became more diverse and attracted immigrants from different countries. Today, this diversity is reflected in the neighborhood's vibrant culture and eclectic mix of architecture.

Things to Do

From quaint coffee shops and trendy restaurants to art galleries and boutique stores, there is no shortage of things to do in South End Boston. Here are some must-visit spots:

  • SoWa Open Market: This outdoor market features a variety of local artisans selling their handcrafted goods, as well as food trucks and live music.
  • Union Park: This picturesque park is a popular spot for picnics, people-watching, and dog-walking.
  • The Beehive: A favorite among locals, this restaurant/bar offers live music and a cozy atmosphere with exposed brick walls and dim lighting.
  • Boston Center for the Arts: This cultural center hosts exhibitions, performances, and workshops showcasing local artists.

Nearby Attractions

If you have time to spare, be sure to check out some of the nearby attractions. The Boston Public Garden, a beautiful park with stunning views of the city, is just a short walk away. And for those interested in history, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is also nearby.

For sports fans, catch a game at Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox baseball team. Or take a trip to Harvard University, one of the most prestigious universities in the world, and just a short train ride away from South End Boston.




Planning a Tour with Boston Sightseeing

One of the best ways to see South End Boston and its surrounding neighborhoods is on a double-decker bus tour. Our hop-on-hop-off tour allows you to customize your experience and visit the places that interest you most. With knowledgeable guides and convenient stops, it's the perfect way to see all that this neighborhood has to offer.

Our Tour Packages

Single Ride Pass

Single Ride Pass

$37.00

Explore Boston in 80 Minutes
  • City Tour Single Ride
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  • Hop-on Hop-off
  • Cambridge Tour
  • 80 Minutes Tour
  • 1 Day Validity
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Blue Route Tour
  • Night Tour
Hop-On Hop-Off All  Day

Hop-On Hop-Off All Day

$43.00

Boston City Sightseeing Tour
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  • Double Decker Bus Tour
  • Unlimited Hop-on Hop-off
  • Hop-on Hop-off Cambridge Tour
  • 80 Minutes Tour
  • 1 Day Validity
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Hop-On Hop-Off 24 Stops

Hop-On Hop-Off 24 Stops

$58.00

Hop-0n Hop-Off - Boston & Cambridge Tour
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  • Unlimited Hop-on Hop-off
  • Hop-on Hop-off Cambridge Tour
  • 200 Minutes Tour
  • 1 Day Validity
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Night Tour
Hop-On Hop-Off 2 Days

Hop-On Hop-Off 2 Days

$89.00

City Tour Highlights With 2 Days Pass
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  • Double-Decker Bus Tour
  • Unlimited Hop-on Hop-off
  • Hop-on Hop-off Cambridge Tour
  • 200 Minutes Tour
  • 2 Day Validity
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Blue, Orange, Purple Route Tour
  • Night Tour
Night Tour

Night Tour

$43.00

Boston's Vibrant Evening Tour
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  • Hop-on Hop-off
  • Cambridge Tour
  • 75 Minutes Tour
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