- Our list of the best things to do in Arlington, Massachusetts, features the top 785 nearby activities — including 337 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Arlington, MA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 16 things to do within the city of Arlington, MA , followed by 769 popular activities in nearby cities, including Boston, Lowell, Salem, Cambridge, Concord, Brookline, Somerville, Framingham, Beverly, Watertown, Lynn, Newton, Hingham, Waltham, Lexington, Marblehead, Marlborough, Danvers, Natick, North Andover, Medford, Wellesley, Quincy, Foxboro, Ipswich, Hull, Malden, Saugus, Dedham, Brockton, Milton, Westford, Needham, Braintree, Woburn, Methuen, Lincoln, Norwood, Randolph, Lawrence, Revere, Andover, Stoughton, Billerica, Burlington, Peabody, Chelsea, Haverhill, Chelmsford, Tewksbury, Everett, Weymouth, Melrose, Essex, Franklin, Medfield, Nashua, Salem, Dracut and Chatham
Mt. Auburn Cemetery was established in 1831 as the country's first garden cemetery and its grounds still contain a varied rolling landscape full of numerous hills, woodlands and ponds. The Cemetery is also a horticultural site with more than 700 species of trees and shrubs planted here.
Columbus Park is a large recreational park that features four baseball fields, a full-length basketball court, and two playgrounds behind the nearby school. There are a lot of benches to sit down that are scattered throughout the park.
A small, multi-use park spanning just under an acre, Albion Park features a playground for kids with a variety of equipment, including jungle gyms, swings, and slides. The playground also features a splash play area.
94% 212 votes
105 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138 MoreLess Info
The preserved home of Henry Longfellow, Longfellow House Washington Headquarters National Historic Site offers visitors the chance to learn more about the life of the literary genius. View and analyze the 19th century poet's work and walk the home where the incredible creations happened.
95% 22 votes
191 Highland Ave, Ste 1A, Somerville, MA 02143 MoreLess Info
Center for Arts at the Armory is a performing arts center residing in the historic Armory building. The center hosts performances from a wide variety of genres, from comedy to theater. The center also maintains a small cafe.
90% 790 votes
26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 MoreLess Info
Established in 1998, the Harvard Museum of Natural History features a range of specimens from the collection of Harvard's three natural history research museums. The exhibits include the realistic flame-worked Glass Flowers, fossils and skeletons of dinosaurs and other mammals, minerals and more.
89% 160 votes
departs from 1875 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA 02420 MoreLess Info
Liberty Rides are classic trolley tours along the historic Battle Road and are led by guides dressed in period costumes. The tours make a stop at most of the prominent historical landmarks in the area such as Lexington Battle Green, National Heritage Museum, Buckman Tavern and more.